Today Apple announced the new iPad mini. It has a 7.9” screen and starts at $329 for the 16GB model. It comes in 16/32/64GB sizes. Add $130 for LTE support. It’s available in both black and white.
It’s got a 1024x768 IPS display (same resolution as the iPad 2) but since it’s smaller it has a tighter pixel pitch of 163ppi vs 136ppi on the iPad 2. The iPad with Retina display has 264ppi.
Like the Retina iPad it has a 5MP camera. Its battery is supposed to last up to 10hrs on WiFi and 9hrs on LTE.
Like the iPhone 5 it has a 8 pin lightning USB connector and it takes nano SIMs.
Apple also released the iPad with Retina display. It’s replaces the iPad 3. Compared to the iPad 3 the one with Retina display the A6 processor from the iPhone 5 but the Retina’s has ‘quad core graphics’ plus it has the new lightning connector so it won’t be compatible with any of your existing iPad stuff without an adapter plus. Pricing for the iPad with Retina will priced at the same level as the iPad 3.
This particular tower is on Mt. Uncanoonuc, which is a good 1,000' or so above the average terrain, so this should provide LTE in many more areas. The point on the map is where the tower is located,...