15:36 23 October 2012
In a bid to fight off competition from rivals such as Amazon, Apple look set to release a new version of their tablet computer - the iPad mini. The device is expected to make its appearance in San Jose, America, on Tuesday and is thought to cost £200.
The companies top dog Tim Cook will show the world Apple’s new invention which is rumoured to have a smaller screen size than their current iPad. Reportedly, the new screen will be almost two inches less in size with its screen being 7.85inches, compared to the current iPad device that has a screen size of 9.7inches.
Although the price is higher than what Amazon charge for their Kindle Fire’s – at £129 and £159 for HD – it seems technology giants Apple are hopeful for sales to be a success.
As reported by the Mail Online, 10million handsets have been ordered to be manufactured in China although Apple has not confirmed these reports.
Competitors Amazon have previously been in the news for not wanting to make profit on their latest tablet computers, as their aim is to expand sale profits by having a library of books and films available in the market place for consumers.
Apple currently provides music to consumers through its store ‘ITunes’.
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