Are you waiting for the 2nd generation of iPad mini? Recently CNET had reported that Apple is accelerating iPad mini 2 production. Now Macotakara is claiming that Apple has started the trial production of iPad mini 2. According to the sources of Macotakara, the 2nd generation of iPad mini will be launched in March and it will be lighter than the current generation iPad mini. It means you have to wait until March to buy iPad mini 2. This is a great news for iPad mini lovers. Macotakara has claimed that Apple will use A6X chip in the iPad mini 2 while the current generation iPad mini comes with dual-core A5 processor.
The sources of Macotakara have also claimed that iPad mini 2 will come with retina display. It coincides with the previous report from Digitimes, which has claimed that the next iPad mini will come with retina display. This is a great news for iPad mini lovers who are waiting for the retina display enabled smaller iPad. Digitimes has already reported that a new LED light bar technology will be used in the retina display enabled iPad mini to make it thinner than the current iPad mini. As we know Apple is using two LED light bars in the display of current generation iPad. LED light bar technology will allow Apple to use one LED light bar in the display of the iPad mini 2. Recently Macotakara has reported that iPad 5 will be launched in March 2013.
If the report comes true, then you will be able to purchase both the next generation iPad and the retina display enabled iPad mini in March 2013. No words from Apple about the launch of the iPad mini 2. Currently, you can buy iPad mini without retina display. You have to pay $329 to purchase 16GB iPad mini (Wi-Fi), $429 to purchase 32GB iPad mini (Wi-Fi) and $529 to purchase 64GB iPad mini (Wi-Fi).