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Apple Launches iPad Mini – New Macbook Pro and New iMac

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Apple fans around the world are doing a happy dance. Today, Apple launched 3 major new products that Apple fanboys and fangirls are drooling over.

Here is what’s new in Apple world from today’s keynote

Revision: 10/24/12 – Somehow on this 10/23 post, I missed yet ANOTHER product release from Apple. The 4th Generation Apple iPad. WTH is all I have to say about this. Details to follow….. 

New Apple iPad Mini

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I guess those rumors of a iPad mini were true! Today’s annoucement of the iPad mini sure has people talking. At a price point of just $329, way below the iPad price of $499 and touted as every inch an iPad – we may just have a whole new crop of iPad owners.

Here are the iPad Mini Specs:

  • iPad Mini display is 7.5 inches
  • Front facing and back facing cameras
  • Record in HD in full 1080 dpi 
  • Back camera shoots 5 megapixel still images
  • Access over 275,000 apps in the Apple store (meaning, if you can play it on the iPad you can play it on the Apple iPad mini!)
  • Siri enabled
  • Airplay
  • Ultrafast wireless
  • iPad Mini uses the new Apple lightening adapter
  • iPad Mini uses dual-core A5 chip – same as Apple iPad 2
  • 10 hour battery life

Here are the Apple iPad Mini prices

iPad Mini Wi-Fi Price

16GB $329

32GB $429

64GB $529

iPad Mini Wi-Fi + Cellular Price

16GB $459

32GB $559

64GB $659

Available for pre-order starting October 26, 2012!

macbook pro retinaNew Apple Macbook Pro with Retina Display

So we first saw the retina display on the iPhone, then iPad and now the Macbook Pro. While there are some other updates, for the most part, it looks like retina display is the major update.

It appears that Apple has retired the 17-inch Macbook Pro.

Here are the new Apple Macbook Pro Specs:

  • Retina display – multimillion pixel view
  • All-flash storage (meaning this thing is FAST!)
  • Long lasting battery – 7-hour charge, 30-day standby time
  • Dual-core or Quad-core processor (Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7)
  • Next generation graphics
  • Retina ready software

Apple Macbook Pro with Retina Display Prices

13-inch: 2.5GHz with Retina display $1699.00
Intel Core i5
128 flash storage
13-inch: 2.5GHz with Retina display $1999.00
Intel Core i5
256 flash storage
15-inch: 2.5GHz with Retina display $2199.00
Intel Core i7
256 flash storage
15-inch: 2.5GHz with Retina display $2799.00
Intel Core i7
512 flash storage

new apple imacNew Apple iMac

The Apple iMac went on a diet and did it’s reveal today as slim and sleek. It’s a beauty!

Here’s what new with the Apple iMac

  • Third generation Intel core processor
  • Slimmest iMac yet
  • Widescreen display that is 75% less reflective

The new Apple iMacs release in November (21.5 inch) and December (27 inch)

New Apple iMac Pricing

21.5 inch – starting at $1299

27 inch – starting at $1799