Leaked photos allegedly show Retina display Apple iPad mini 2 with color options

Leaked pictures from a Chinese forum show what is allegedly the next version of the Apple iPad mini and the blue colored Apple logo on back could indicate that Apple plans on offering a selection of different colors similar to the colors used for the 5th generation Apple iPod Touch; some of the pictures show a thicker tablet which could mean that it will be equipped with a Retina display...
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34 Comments

1. lolioslol

Posts: 182; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

$529 USD!!!!!!

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

$349 if anything, but I get your sarcasm.

5. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Why would Apple want to sale a $349 mini with the same resolution as it's big brother at $499? Haven't you looked at the stock prices lately? I see it between $400 to $500 dollars just because their hurting the 9.7" model at the $329 starting price.

26. loyals

Posts: 129; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

willl buy it only if its less than 350$ or else its better buying a ipad 3 refurbished one for 399$

34. lolioslol

Posts: 182; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Sad thing is I was serious :( If the rumors are true and having "retina" display increases apples costs by 30%, expect the cost of an entry level mini to be at least $450

24. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

It's $570 in my country for the base wifi and 16gb version,

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I would def. buy an iPad Mini if it had a Retina display at the same price with a A6X chip. This would be the first thing I would buy from Apple since 2006 (iPod Classic 30GB).

7. Aeires unregistered

Only if iOS7 was a total rebuild, and then it'd still be a maybe.

16. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

agree if ios7 is a huge improvement then i can see myself getting the new mini

4. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

*yawn*

6. tedkord

Posts: 17307; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Where were the color choices?

8. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Different colors to choose from!?!?!?!?!?!?! zOMG this is a total game-changer!!!!!!!!!!!!

20. hepresearch unregistered

Apple takes a page out of Nokia's play book? Creepy...

32. Gdrye

Posts: 111; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

u got to be kidding me...nokia playbook there were color options on ipods for a while now, not saying apple invented the color devices, but they sure to pretty much have a history with it as anyone else

33. hepresearch unregistered

fair enough...

22. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

anddd the glorification of apple

31. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Revolutio... wait for it..... NARY!!

9. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

As long as people are willing to overspend Apple will continue to make up crazy prices. The iPad mini should be no more than $249 imho.

21. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

even $299 would be acceptable being that it's so well made but it would also have to be more than a recycled iPad 2 which it isn't.

10. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Why is color options such big news? they just spray paint it u can do that at home too

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Really dude...really.

15. BackHandLegend

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

He's right... lol really dude?

13. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Spray paint, bluff, clear coat, then wax. Way more complex LOL ;)

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Should b another great device. Solid and fluid.

17. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

agree hardware and fluidity wise it will be awesome, just hope ios 7 is a huge improvement and not imo a small update like ios 6...for me i want to be able to set my own default apps and just drag and drop files instead of having to sync everything...for me those 2 are the most important

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm with u on that. After the ribbing apples taken this past year, it should b a big update. I think it will b

14. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I have a feeling Apple would never have a blue logo like that. It just doesn't look right.

18. nikenturd unregistered

This will be a good compliment to my Note 2....hope its well within the $329 range

23. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

i personally loved the form factor of the mini but it's an ipad and therefor useless to me

25. jsdechavez

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

No thanks.. Never.

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