1. iAppleDoYou's Avatar
    Is anyone else looking forward to an iPad Mini Pro? I love the iPad Mini models and my iPad Mini 2 works great. I am waiting to update the Mini 2 to another iPad but the iPad Mini 3 and 4 didn't seem like worthy upgrades. Apple would then have an iPad Mini Pro, iPad Pro 9.7, and iPad Pro 12inch. Would y'all even buy an iPad Mini Pro?
    ruger141 likes this.
    04-16-2016 07:29 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Is anyone else looking forward to an iPad Mini Pro?
    I'm not
    ... Would y'all even buy an iPad Mini Pro?
    I wouldn't.
    04-16-2016 07:38 PM
  3. maflynn's Avatar
    What qualifies the mini as a pro? Pencil support?

    I find the mini to be a nice tablet, but I'm not sure it can fit in the same pro family as the 9.7 or 12.9" Of course that doesn't mean apple won't do it - they don't usually listen to my advise
    04-27-2016 06:44 AM
  4. phreddyl's Avatar
    Pencil and keyboard support and faster processor would qualify. I guess we will have to wait and see.
    04-27-2016 07:09 AM
  5. maflynn's Avatar
    Pencil and keyboard support and faster processor would qualify. I guess we will have to wait and see.
    Apple increased the price of the 9.7" iPad and called it a pro, I'm hoping if they add the Pencil and keyboard, they won't increase the price.
    05-01-2016 05:22 AM
  6. infinite_loop's Avatar
    Is anyone else looking forward to an iPad Mini Pro? I love the iPad Mini models and my iPad Mini 2 works great. I am waiting to update the Mini 2 to another iPad but the iPad Mini 3 and 4 didn't seem like worthy upgrades. Apple would then have an iPad Mini Pro, iPad Pro 9.7, and iPad Pro 12inch. Would y'all even buy an iPad Mini Pro?
    Hopefully it will get and an Ax chip!
    05-02-2016 04:36 PM
  7. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I have a suspicion that the Mini line's days are numbered. It's being cannibalized by phablets.
    05-02-2016 09:03 PM
  8. maflynn's Avatar
    I have a suspicion that the Mini line's days are numbered. It's being cannibalized by phablets.
    Generally I agree with you, but given Apple's position and declining sales of the iPad I don't think they're willing to leave a given market segment. I largely stopped using my mini when I got my iPhone 6 plus (I'm now using an SE), but with apple looking to tap every market segment I think they'll keep the mini going.
    05-04-2016 05:39 AM
  9. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Generally I agree with you, but given Apple's position and declining sales of the iPad I don't think they're willing to leave a given market segment. I largely stopped using my mini when I got my iPhone 6 plus (I'm now using an SE), but with apple looking to tap every market segment I think they'll keep the mini going.
    It all boils down to dollars and cents. If the Mini line is still profitable they'll keep making it. Apple is very secretive when it comes to many things, including individual product sales, so only they really know.
    05-04-2016 06:03 AM
  10. maflynn's Avatar
    It all boils down to dollars and cents. If the Mini line is still profitable they'll keep making it. Apple is very secretive when it comes to many things, including individual product sales, so only they really know.
    Ultimately yes, but Apple may accept lower profits, if they think its protecting their market as well. Still your point is valid, just look at the 17" MBP. Beloved buy a quite few people, yet Apple killed it off.
    05-04-2016 01:30 PM
  11. Premium1's Avatar
    Is anyone else looking forward to an iPad Mini Pro? I love the iPad Mini models and my iPad Mini 2 works great. I am waiting to update the Mini 2 to another iPad but the iPad Mini 3 and 4 didn't seem like worthy upgrades. Apple would then have an iPad Mini Pro, iPad Pro 9.7, and iPad Pro 12inch. Would y'all even buy an iPad Mini Pro?
    I think on the smaller screen, pencil support isn't that worthwhile. With that being said, I just hope they continue to update the mini line. Finally putting in a decent processor and retina display was nice.
    06-16-2016 08:09 PM
  12. Matty's Avatar
    Is anyone else looking forward to an iPad Mini Pro? I love the iPad Mini models and my iPad Mini 2 works great. I am waiting to update the Mini 2 to another iPad but the iPad Mini 3 and 4 didn't seem like worthy upgrades. Apple would then have an iPad Mini Pro, iPad Pro 9.7, and iPad Pro 12inch. Would y'all even buy an iPad Mini Pro?
    meh, the iPad Pro 9.7 is perfect IMO. For me the mini is just too small. I've tried using one and i was always left with the feeling of "if only i had more screen space".
    Evilguppy likes this.
    07-24-2016 05:30 AM
  13. Evilguppy's Avatar
    Yup, I agree with Matty, the baby pro is perfect as is.
    09-04-2016 01:16 PM

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