Apple iPad Mini, the most popular tablet on the planet earth , is set for a makeover Despite getting dejected( still it sells well ) on the grounds of mediocre display and weak processor , the next gen of the tablet could be more powerful and sophisticated. It is known that Tim Cook will definitely set to announce the sequel to the iPad Mini this year. A lot has been written and speculated about so -called iPad Mini 2. Some says that it will arrive with Retina Display other argue that the next gen iPad Mini to get same old display but expect better specs. In nutshell, confusion prevails in regards to the future of iPad Mini.
Earlier Gizbot informed you that AU Optronics(AUO) is preparing to make panels for the next –gen iPad Mini 2. Now the word on the street is that Apple is considering Retina Display for the iPad Mini 2. In an interview given by Paul Semenza of DisplaySearch to CNET sheds light on the rise of high resolution smaller tablets in future. Mr. Semenza believes that iPad Mini 2 is set to announced in the third or fourth quarter of this year. The Analyst further says that this year one could see Retina Display iPad Mini boasting 2,048 x 1,536 pixels , to be available for sure. One analyst even said that the iPad Mini 2 to be announced as soon as next month , but with better quality display.
Technically, the upcoming version of the iPad Mini will have 324ppi in comparison to iPad 4( 264 ppi). It is to be seen whether LG Display or AUO , would get an opportunity to produced panels for the Mini 2. The coming of Retina Display would be a welcome change. The first gen iPad Mini had a below than average display. So, under any circumstance Apple has to have a better quality display that even trounced the Samsung Galaxy Note 510 and Google Nexus 7. Well, it is said that Google is said to announce a sequel to mighty Nexus 7 at Google I/O 2013. The device could have Retina Display like resolution along with beefed specifications. Currently , the Nexus 7 has a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
iPad Mini – Specifications and features
Apple India sells Wi-Fi only iPad for Rs.21, 900. The device comes with a 7.9-inch IPS LED display with a resolution of 1024 X 768 display , 512MB of RAM, 16GB/32/64GB of internal memory,A5 chipset, a 5-mega pixel rear camera and 1.2-mega pixel front facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0 and Dual Core 1Ghz Cortex-A9 processor and lastly long battery life.
Nexus 7 – Specifications and features
The Asus made Nexus 7 has a 7-inch with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 1.2-GHz Cortex-9 Nvidia Tegra 3, 1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi, 16GB/32GB of ROM, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, a 1.2-mega pixel front facing camera with 720p HD, and 4325mAh battery. The tablet sells for $199(Rs.10,836) for 16GB variant and $250(Rs.13,613) for 32GB variant in the US market.