The same report says that a 2nd generation of the iPad mini will enter testing soon. The new mini will have a 2048 × 1536 pixel (326ppi) Retina display and the same A6X processor as in the current iPad 4th generation.
If true, this report would indicate that Apple has moved to a 6 month product cycle as a normal matter, perhaps to better compete against Android and Windows products.
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