A detailed look at the “iPad mini with Retina Display” compared to lower-priced competitors from Amazon & Google/Asus.
The premium-priced product has a color quality that’s in the iPad 2 (2011) and iPad mini (2012) non-retina ballpark, with older technology and the poorest power efficiency. No wonder the tablet had to get thicker and heavier.
Imagine, a tablet which had a price increase of $70 from the previous generation, that has a screen that can’t match up to the iPhone 5, iPad 3 & iPad 4.
Either Apple is caring too much about their margins, or their scale of manufacturing is preventing them from using the latest technologies. Both bad.