Apple has revealed that the eagerly awaited iPad mini, with Retina display, is available in New Zealand starting today.
Following the release, Cupertino will be hoping the 'Small Wonder' tablet can emulate the early success of the iPad Air, released on Kiwi shores on November 5.
“The response to iPad Air has been incredible, and we’re excited for customers to experience the new iPad mini with Retina display,” says Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
“We think customers will love both of these thin, light, powerful new iPads, and we’re working hard to get as many as we can in the hands of our customers.”
According to the ANZ arm of the tech giant, the iPad mini with Retina display will be available in silver or space grey.
iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi models will be available for a recommended retail price of NZ$599 for the 16GB model, $749 for the 32GB model, $899 for the 64GB model and $1,049 for the 128GB model.
iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular models will be available for a recommended retail price of $799 for the 16GB model, $949 for the 32GB model, $1,099 for the 64GB model and$1,249 for the 128GB model.
Additionally, the original iPad mini continues to be available at $450 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $649 for the 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model.
Apple has also revealed that custom-designed polyurethane Smart Covers for the devices are available for $59 in a range of vibrant colours, including blue, green, pink, yellow, black and red.
Additionally, an aniline-dyed leather iPad mini Smart Case is available in six rich colours, including yellow, beige, blue, brown, black and red for $119 for both models of iPad mini.
For more information regarding the iPad mini, check out coverage from the release on October 23 on Techday.com.
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