Apple's forthcoming iPad Mini may only sport a Wi-Fi connection, according to the Guardian.
The Guardian, citing unnamed industry sources, also said there would be a revised version of its larger iPad that would sport the Lightning dock connector and run on the 4G LTE network run by U.K. Everything Everywhere.
The report is just the latest leak on the smaller version of the iPad, which is widely believed to be revealed at an event next week. Invitations for the event are expected to come out some time in the next few days.
Apple declined to comment to CNET.
Earlier today, a 9to5Mac engineer tweeted several picturesstacked up against its larger brother.
The iPad Mini, expected to be both smaller and more affordable, does a lot to expand the market for tablets and would pose a significant risk to competitors such as Google's
The lack of a cellular connection means Apple can build the iPad Mini at a lower cost. Both Google and Amazon omitted a 3G or 4G connection from their smaller tablets.
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