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Photos: Apple unveils iPad mini

Updated 1:31 PM ET, Sat October 27, 2012
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Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller holds up an iPad Mini, revealed during an announcement on Tuesday. Getty Images
The iPad Mini sports a 7.9-inch inch screen, with a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels, giving it the same screen resolution as the iPad 2, but in a more compact package. courtesy apple
Apple will have a complete line of covers for the iPad Mini as well. courtesy apple
Pre-orders for the iPad Mini begin Friday, and they will be available in stores November 2. Models with cellular data capability will ship a few weeks after the Wi-Fi versions. courtesy apple
Apple also anounced updates to several other products, including the full-size iPad. The iPad will feature the new A6 processor also found in the iPhone 5. courtesy apple
The 13-inch Macbook Pro has been updated with a "retina display" like the 15-inch version. The new version is three-quarters of an inch thick, weighs 3.5 pounds and will start at $1,699. courtesy apple
The iMac also received a makeover which trims the desktop's monitor down to a sleek 5mm at its edge. courtesy apple
The Mac Mini, Apple's smallest and cheapest desktop, gets a processor upgrade and starts at $599. courtesy apple