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11:05 a.m.

The new iPad Mini starts at $329, which makes it more expensive than rival, 7-inch products.

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10:55 a.m.

The smaller iPad has a 7.9-inch screen, digitally reversed from the full-sized iPad’s 9.7 inches.

Schiller said all of the software designed for the original iPad will work on the smaller one, as the display is 1024 by 768 pixels _ the same as the original iPad.

The latest, full-sized iPad has a sharper screen at 2048 by 1536 pixels.

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10:52 a.m.

After much anticipation, Schiller unveils the iPad Mini.

“You can hold it in one hand,” he said. “It’s not just a shrunken down iPad. It’s an entirely new design.”

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10:50 a.m.

Apple unveiled a new iPad, but it’s a full-sized version _ an update to the third-generation device that went on sale in March. It promises a faster processing chip and faster wireless Wi-Fi connectivity.

It will also sport the new connector that Apple unveiled with the new iPhone 5 last month. Apple says the new connector helps the company keep up with modern times, but it also requires consumers to buy new accessories or an adapter.

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