Reuters reaffirms reports of October 23 Apple event

Friday morning, a report surfaced claiming that Apple was planning to hold a media event on October 23 to announce the long-rumored iPad mini. But given that we heard a similar story for the 17th, we remained skeptical.

Then later that day, the well-connected Jim Dalrymple gave his “yep” of approval on the date, further confirming it. But if that’s not enough proof for you, a major news outlet has just added its weight by backing the story…

Reuters reports:

“Apple Inc will host an event on October 23 where it is expected to unveil a smaller iPad that will take on the less expensive devices offered by Inc and Google Inc, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday…

…The consumer device company is gearing up to unveil a new product at a major October 23 event, said the source, who declined to be named, only days before Microsoft Corp unveils Windows 8 and its new Surface tablet on October 26.”

Obviously, this is all “technically” speculation at this point. Apple hasn’t officially said anything regarding an iPad mini or a late-October media event yet. But between AllThingsD, Dalrymple and now Reuters, we like the odds.

The iPad mini is said to house a 7.85-inch display, slim profile, and a price tag under $300.

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I am interested in all the different technologies in this world. I love all the new Apple technology out there. In my free time, I write about all the new tech news out there and I love to play tennis, soccer and swim! I own a Macbook Air, 2 iPhone 4′s, iPad 2, and a lovely iPhone 5! And have you heard about the new iPad Mini, I am also getting that too! I am also a photographer! I love taking photos about nature and a lot more!! I always keep my two iPhone’s handy with me and my laptop no matter what! I haven’t really showed my pictures to anyone but when I do, everyone will be amazed!! 🙂

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