Price was perhaps always the most anticipated feature of the iPad mini, and now it’s proving the most controversial. My Twitter stream has been filled with arguments back and forth on the iPad mini’s $329 price tag, with many weighing in saying it’s too expensive and that Apple missed the mark.
It’s a funny discussion in a lot of ways, because it’s one that people often have around Apple products, especially at the introduction of a brand new line or device. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the following headlines from 2010, shortly following the original iPad’s introduction.
- John Squires: iPad Is Big And Beautiful But It’s Too Expensive
- Could Apple’s iPad Be Too Expensive For Brits?
- Apple iPad Price Still a Concern
- Analysts Suggest iPad Might Be Too Expensive For Holiday Gift
And, maybe my favorite given all that’s happened since:
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