Amid mounting rumors of supply constraints, Apple now allows customers to purchase a Retina iPad mini from its retail stores without ordering one online first.
It has been discovered that few Retina iPad mini units are showing image retention issues, no one knows exactly how many units are affected by this.
Apple finally released the tablet yesterday and results from Retina iPad mini benchmarks reveal a fivefold performance boost over the original iPad mini.
The online Apple Store has gone down globally ahead of the expected launch of the Retina iPad mini on November 12.
Apple reportedly turns to rival Samsung for Retina iPad mini display panels as rumors about shortage mount
It has been consistently rumored over the past week that supplies of Retina iPad mini are going to be severely constrained due to low yield rates of display panels. Apple has now reportedly turned to its arch rival Samsung to provide it with the panels.
Apple is yet to announce when the Retina iPad mini launch is going to take place. Target, a major retailer, has pegged the launch date at November 21 on its website.