Apple reportedly scrambling to get iPad mini production up to speed for launch

Brad Reed
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Apple sends out invitations for iPad mini event

Although current rumors suggest that Apple (AAPL) will send out event invitations for its iPad mini launch next week, the company is reportedly struggling behind the scenes to get its production of the smaller 7.85-inch tablet up to speedBusiness Insider reports that Barclays analyst Kirk Yang is claiming that “iPad mini mass production could be experiencing some delays” because Apple’s manufacturing partner is having trouble making a tablet with the thinner side bezels that Apple is demanding. That said, Yang doesn’t expect the production issues to delay the device’s launch this fall and also expects Apple to have “builds of about 10 million units from now through December.”

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