Apple Set to Kill off the iPad Mini By Ending Updates
Apple’s iPad Mini was not an overnight success, as it received lukewarm reviews in 2012, but in a few months after the release, it was deemed ‘the best tablet ever’.
However, news has surfaced that the tech giant is set to discontinue the lovable 7.9-inch iPad ‘sometime in the future’.
Sources close to Apple have revealed that the firm will not push out any new updates for the iPad Mini in a bid to phase out the devices that have experienced a decline in sales.
Apple revealed the smaller iPad in 2012, while boasting users ‘can hold it in one hand’.
‘iPad mini is as thin as a pencil and as light as a pad of paper, yet packs a fast A5 chip, FaceTime HD and 5 megapixel iSight cameras and ultrafast wireless -all while delivering up to 10 hours of battery life,' said Apple's Phil Schiller at the special event in California.
But the latest report has suggested that the device has lost its steam.
However, it was not made clear to whether Apple would continue to sell the devices after it cuts the updates for good.
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