Apple’s new iPad Air launches on Friday, and the new iPad Mini with Retina display will launch later in November. There has been speculation that Apple may not be able to meet demand for the new iPad Mini when it launches.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook talked about the iPad Mini with Retina display in the company’s recent earnings calls, and he said that “it’s not clear if we’ll have enough” stock of the iPad Mini when it launches.
Apple also said that they know how many of the new iPad Mini that they can produce, although they are not sure how high the demand for the tablet will be.
This means that is the demand for the iPad Mini with Retina display is very high, Apple may not be able to meet demand for the device when it launches.
We suspect that we will see a similar situation to the iPhone 5S supply, when the new iPad Mini launches, the iPhone 5S was in short supply for the first month after it launched.
Demand for the new iPad Air is also expected to be high, whether or not Apple will be able to meet the demand for this model remains to be seen, although it is expected to be more readily available than the new iPad Mini.
Apple have yet to confirm the exact launch date for the new iPad Mini with Retina display, all we know is that the device will launch some time in November.
Source The Verge