Apple just took the wraps off the heavily rumored iPad
. As I expected, it starts not at $249 or even $299, but
$329. The big question: Is it worth the money?
That's a tricky question to answer when you factor in
competing tablets like the Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Barnes &
Noble Nook HD, and Google Nexus--all of which start at $199.
For many buyers, especially those looking for a tablet to go
under the tree, that's too big a difference to ignore. Heck, the
original Kindle Fire currently sells for just $159, literally less
than half the price of a Mini.
That said, I think Apple's new baby offers enough added value
to warrant its higher price. Here are five reasons why I think the
iPad Mini is a good deal:
1. Bigger Screen
The Mini has a 7.9-inch screen. The Fire, Nook, and Nexus all
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