Apple Inc is likely to launch its mini version of iPad in this year, media reports carried the news on Wednesday.
According to sources, a Taiwan firm will be making components for the mini iPads. However, so far there is no official word from Apple.
The mini iPad is expected to be launched in the December this year during the shopping season. The rumoured device is anticipated to weigh 200 grams less than the current model.
Apple was the first company to launch iPad, a tablet computer, which has a looks and size that ranges between smartphones and laptops. Apple’s iPad was quite a novel product which can be controlled by multi-touch display. This was a highly successful product from Apple which saw sales of one million units as of May, 2010.