The smaller tablet we thought we'd never see from Apple could be in many consumers' hands on November 2.
That's the on-sale date for the iPad Mini that is being touted in a fresh round of rumors this morning, and given Apple's record of releasing new products on a Friday, roughly 10 days after unveiling it in a hype-filled media event, it makes sense to me, too.
Apple has already announced and sent out invitations for aon October 23 ("We've got a little more to show you"), and it's widely expected to be centered on a new iPad with a 7.8-inch display that could be priced as low as $249. For the full details of what we expect to see, check out .
The holiday shopping season is shaping up to be an Ultimate Fighting Championship of tablets, with Microsoft'sdropping in a few weeks, and persistent rumors of an uber-cheap new tablet. Let's hope Apple has been brushing up on its jiujitsu moves to be able to compete.
(Via Geeky Gadgets)