We are just two days before Apple finally unveils the new iPads at its special Yerba Buena event (which is already decorated), but the rumor and leaks mill doesnâ€™t stop just yet. A snapshot of Apple's indirect channel inventory was caught by the AppleInsider publication and it brings precious information regarding the inventory of the new Retina MacBook Pros, 9.7-inch fifth-gen iPads, the redesigned Mac Pro and the original iPad Mini units.
What was really curious in the channel inventory was the fact that there was a large stock of original iPad mini and Apple TV units. Besides Apple TVs, which have a â€œvery high inventoryâ€ next to them, the iPad Mini is the single product, as you can see in the above image, that has a â€œhigh inventoryâ€. A sane assumption is that Apple could be keeping some non-Retina iPad mini models on the market and make them available at a cheaper price, just like it did with the previous iPad versions.
What do you think about this, is this a smart move from Apple?