A number of high profile editorial sites are running with a story that the much rumoured iPad mini will be announced October 23rd. News sites including Reuters and Bloomberg have been cited as quoting unnamed sources “familiar with the plans.”
Although Apple Inc. have (of course) declined to comment on the matter, Analyists believe that an iPad Mini will be available before the Holiday Season.
Speculation is currently rife with many news outlets considering pricing for such a unit to be around the $299 mark, some $100 dearer than the Kindle Fire and Google’s Nexus.
Of interest is the fact that the announcement date being “floated around” is some 3 days before Microsoft introduces the new Windows 8 platform and it’s new surface tablets.