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Apple is preparing the rumoured 7.85-inch iPad Mini for a third quarter launch this year, according to the Chinese site NetEase.Kotaku was the first to pick up the report.
NetEase says the iPad Mini will cost either $249 or $299 as a way to combat the upcoming wave of Windows 8 tablets. (Windows 8 also launches this fall).
The report says Apple is preparing an initial shipment of 6 million units for the launch.
Click here for some concept images of what the iPad Mini may look like.
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