Tablets, tablets, tablets

image of iPad MiniAs of today we finally and officially know about Apple's new iPad Mini (which was one of the worst kept secrets in tech). While there have been other product launches of smaller tablets lately, many people have been waiting to hear about this new smaller version of the iPad before deciding on a small tablet. In today's press conference, what did we learn? I was suprised to see that the iPad Mini bucks the sub-$200 tablet price trend in a big way, with a starting price of $329.

Are you in the market for a new tablet device? I found this blog post from ars technica, hot off the proverbial presses, that does a good job comparing the major tablets based on features and specs, and includes the iPad Mini. Do you need to spend $329 to get what you want? Have a look at the guide and decide for yourself.

All of the devices listed in the article can use the Overdrive app for ebooks and audiobooks.

I was surprised at the high

I was surprised at the high price. Some of the less expensive tablets have higher screen resolution, too. Still, Apple will likely sell a gazillion of the things.

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I think my Kindle Fire does a

I think my Kindle Fire does a fine job for a lot less money than $329, seems overpriced to me.

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