Apple set to unveil iPad Mini, 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display this month
Cupertino, CA, United States (4E) – Many expect the iPad Mini to debut in October of this year in an invitation-only event. Also anticipated is the unveiling of a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The iPad Mini will be the star of the unannounced Apple event, but it has to share the spotlight with the newest addition of the 13-inchnMacBook Pro.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display will be built similarly to the 15-inch MacBok Pro with Retina Display which means it’ll also be thin and very light in weight.
It will be available in two models, depending on storage and processor. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display will be sold at a higher price than the current non-Retina Display model. It will also feature a 2,560 by 1,600 pixel density and Flash storage. Also expected are USB 3.0 ports.
Aside from the iPad Mini and 13-inch Pro with Retina Display, website 9to5Mac reports Apple will also unveil a new Mac mini. It speculates that the Mac mini will have USB 3.0 ports and the latest processors and storages.
Media and tech bloggers expect Apple to hold the announcement for its new products on October 23.
The iPad Mini will have a 7-inch screen and will compete against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook HD, and Google Nexus 7.