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13 inch Retina MacBook and New Mac Mini expected to be unveiled at the iPad Mini event

Apple is expected to unveil the new 7.85 inch iPad, which has been unofficially dubbed the iPad Mini, at a media event next week, on the 23rd of October. But there are a few other products that the company is rumoured to unveil at the same event. What are those? Well, iPhone Hacks has a good report:

  • Multiple reports claim that Apple will unveil the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Apple had unveiled the 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina Display at the WWDC 2012. Rumors claim that 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro may include an “unprecedented” battery design and offer the same set of ports seen on the 15-inch model such as the MagSafe 2, a pair of Thunderbolt ports, a USB port, and a headphone jack on the left and a USB port, an HDMI port, and an SD card reader on the right.
  • Apple may also unveil a new version of Mac mini, most likely with faster processors as the current Mac Mini are on the last-generation chipsets. The report claims that Mac minis will come in two standard configurations, with different storage and processor options, and a third model that runs OS X Server.
  • Apple may also unveil a redesigned iMac with a thinner form factor and powered by Intel’s latest generation Ivy Bridge processors.
  • As reported earlier, it is also speculated that Apple will unveil a revised version of the full-sized iPad, with the lightning dock connector, updated heat dissipation mechanism and support for 4G LTE networks in other international markets.

To what level this rumor is true is not known, the legitimacy of the rumor should be considered with a pinch of salt. Another major announcement, Microsoft’s Windows 8 and the tablets which will be running the new operating system will be launched just a couple of days later. This is going to be a very busy month for more than just one company.

Source: iPhone Hacks