iPad Mini Almost Sold Out in Pre-Order

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The iPad Mini is flying off the virtual shelves. Only 36 hours after pre-orders began, four out of six of the available iPad Mini SKUs are sold out on the Apple online store.

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The most recent device to run through its pre-order stock is the 16-gigabyte black Mini. Shipping dates for many devices (originally set for November 2) have also been pushed back because of the situation where there are more buyers than there are available iPad Minis.

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The iPad Mini is 7.2mm wide and weighs only 0.68 lb. Pricing begins at $329 -- what many believed to be too high to draw a wide base of consumers -- but it seems to remain a popular product.

“My take on $AAPL running out of 16GB minis in < 36hrs: It’s a big deal. Apple probably stocked more of those than anything else,” CNBC tech correspondent Jon Fortt tells TheNextWeb.com.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.