As expected, Apple’s $329 iPad mini has take off to become arguably Apple’s best-selling iPad. Apple was facing supply constraints of the device throughout the holiday quarter and it was immediately sold out upon its arrival to China last week. Apple’s boss said in a conference call following yesterday’s earnings report that strong sales of the lower-margin device held revenue growth for the iPad at 22 percent year-over-year.
Samsung, on the other hand, has been bombing the market with mobile devices of all shapes and sizes. The strategy earned the South Korean company a distant #2 spot in tablet sales. The firm is apparently working on an eight-inch Note device designed to challenge the iPad mini and now an image has leaked revealing a sleek device with plastic enclosure…(...) Read the rest of Samsung’s iPad mini contender caught naked in the wild