The Guardian writes that the iPad mini will only be available as a Wi-Fi-only version, and not with 3G, or 4G, for that matter! According to the report, multiple sources have told the Guardian that they think the iPad mini will be released in November, and that there wonâ€™t be a 3G-enabled version. By keeping the mini version of its massively successful iPad tablet Wi-Fi-only, Apple will be able to make it cheaper, and therefore, and most importantly, keep the retail price down low enough to make it a genuine rival to similar tablets such as Amazonâ€™s Kindle Fire. The Guardian adds that it has also learned from its sources that Apple does intend to refresh its full-size iPad range, as has been rumoured lately, by introducing a new version of the tablet with the same 1800MHz 4G capability and Lightning dock connector as found in the newly released iPhone 5.
Source: 'iPad mini' likely to be Wi-Fi-only