Polls: Feelings on the iPad Mini; Worthwhile Trade-Offs?
Now that Apple’s miniaturized solution to the 7″ tablet market has been in buyers’ hands for long enough to come to the realization it more or less holds its own against its competition (including its 9.7″ counterpart), we want to know whether the beloved features you have had to give up when downsizing were worth the airy-light, pencil-thin tablet dream that iPad mini encompasses or if it belongs in the bargain bin with dreaded failures such as the Blackberry Playbook. Of course, sales tell a story of another smash hit in numbers but just how much does that translate into the actual experience of iOS on a 7.9″ non-Retina Display? Can iPad be just as “magical” in a smaller package or does the miniature size desperately shout catch-up to a growing segment of the market Apple’s competitors have created?
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