NEW YORK (
) - The
rumors of an iPad Mini
won't die, despite
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previous assertion that 7-inch tablets were "dead on arrival."
readying a smaller version of its popular iPad. Some have questioned whether an iPad Mini would confuse consumers or perhaps
tarnish the iPad brand
. Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, for example, was against the 7-inch tablet form-factor, calling it "dead on arrival."
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Barnes & Noble
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all have 7-inch tablets in the market or in the works, so there is a market for it. The "iPad Mini" would reportedly be priced between $249 and $299. Apple cut the price of the iPad 2 to $399 when they announced the new iPad earlier this year.
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Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York