iPad Mini in China: Apple Taking Cellular iPad 4 and Mini to China

iPad Mini in China: After selling more than 2 million iPhone 5’s in China last weekend, it is easy to see why Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) would be interested in rolling out other products in this country.

Apple Inc (AAPL)Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Press Info

According to various sources, including AppleInsider, the tech giant has “acquired the network licenses needed to start sales of its cellular-enabled iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad.”

Much like the iPhone 5, these tablets will be available on the China Telecom and China Unicom networks. Left out of the equation once again is China Mobile and its 700 million subscribers.

On December 7, 2012, Wi-Fi only versions of the popular fourth generation iPad and iPad Mini were released to the public in China.

At this point, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has yet to release any sales figures for the tablets. Whether or not the product is selling as well as the iPhone 5 has yet to be seen, however, the numbers are not expected to be quite that high.

A recent article in the China Post discusses how the addition of the iPad and Nexus 7 will help grow the market.

Below is an inside look at a recent reported compiled by research firm International Data Corp. (IDC):

Appetite for smaller tablets is irrefutable and 2013 will see intensified competition in the smaller tablet space, during which Samsung Electronics Co.’s current dominance is set to be tested, particularly by Apple’s iPad mini.

The arrival of the iPad mini at a comparable price to the United States and a 100 Malaysian Ringgits (US$33) price drop for the Nexus 7 represents the beginnings of a more competitive 7-inch tablet space in Malaysia.

Consumers in both China and Malaysia are keeping a close eye on the tablet market, with most expecting to see a shift towards smaller devices in 2013.

Check back here for more updates on iPad Mini in China.

View some of our previous coverage on the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) tablets here:

Apple Inc. iPad Mini On Pace to Outsell Big Brother

An Interesting Take on Apple Inc. iPad vs. Microsoft Corporation Surface Tablet

blog comments powered by Disqus
Insider Monkey Headlines
Insider Monkey Small Cap Strategy
Insider Monkey Small Cap Strategy

Insider Monkey beat the market by 52 percentage points in 24 months Click to see monthly returns in table format!

Lists

Best States To Practice Medicine

The 10 Best States to Have a Business

The 12 Most Expensive Apple (AAPL) Apps in the Market

The 10 Richest Billionaires in the World

10 Biggest Kickstarter Failures

The 10 Best Places to Work At

The Top 10 of Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Most Expensive Acquisitions

13 Best Cities to Visit in South America

10 Most Expensive Works of Art of All Time

The 10 Richest Banks in the World

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs in America (2014)

7 Most Expensive Foods in the World

The World’s Top 10 Earning Authors

Five Wicked and Very Expensive Items (and Other “Stuff”) Sold on eBay

10 Biggest Celebrity Bankruptcies

The Top 10 Highest Paid CEOs in 2014

The 10 Most Expensive Real Estate Cities in America

10 Most Expensive States To Live In America

The 10 Best Airlines in the World

The 10 Best-Selling Cars in 2014

The 10 Best Industries to Invest In

The 10 Most Expensive States to Own a Car In

Top 10 Business Schools in US: 2014 Rankings

Top 20 Female Billionaires in 2014

6 Movies That You Should Watch to Better Understand The Cold War

Top 15 Best Paying Jobs for Women in 2014

Top 6 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 Retirement Mistakes To Avoid (and Einstein’s Famous Quote)

11 Smartest People in the World

6 Films About the Financial World You Need To Watch (While “The Wolf” is Not Around)

Warren Buffett and Billionaires Are Crazy About These 7 Stocks

The Top 10 States With Fastest Internet Speeds

10 Best Places to Visit in USA in August

Top 10 Cities to Visit Before You Die

Top 10 Genetically Modified Food In the US

15 Highest Grossing Movies Opening Weekend

5 Best Poker Books For Beginners

10 Strategies Hedge Funds Use to Make Huge Returns

Top 10 Fast Food Franchises to Buy

10 Best Places to Visit in Canada

Best Summer Jobs for Teachers

10 Youngest Hedge Fund Billionaires

Top 10 One Hit Wonders of the 90s

Fastest Growing Cities In America

Top 10 U.S. Cities for Freelancers

Top 9 Most Popular Free iPhone Apps

Top 10 Least Expensive Private Business Schools in the US

Top 15 Most Expensive Countries in the World – 2014

Top 6 Tax Scams and How to Protect Yourself

Top Businesses to Invest In

Subscribe

Enter your email:

Delivered by FeedBurner

X

Thanks! An email with instructions is sent to !

Your email already exists in our database. Click here to go to your subscriptions

Insider Monkey returned 47.6% in its first year! Wondering How?

Download a complete edition of our newsletter for free!