As Apple unveils its new product iPad Mini to be introduced in the market, market experts have already started making high expectations from the device. Even, Apple itself said boastfully that the new device could be the game changer in the iOS gaming and in future may also be in console gaming arena. The speculated dimensions of the new device are like it should fit in one hand at 7.9 inches long and 5.3 inches wide. It will weigh around 68 lbs along with AirPlay streaming capability.
The major players of Console gaming Microsoft XBOX with over 40 million subscribers and Sony PlayStation with around 90 million subscribers. But now the Apple says that it’s not only about console gaming now. To support this it says its game center has more than160 million active accounts.Apple app store!!
Apple also stated that its App Stores witnessed 35 billion app downloads since launch of its App Store. The app store now holds more than 600,000 iOS applications and having more than 250,000 applications for iPad developed by leading iPhone application developers. One can easily see the iphone or iPad users slashing away their screens, playing popular games like Fruit Ninja or Slinging Angry Birds, high Octane and may more.iPad Mini VS XBOX & PS!!
It is said that though Apple is very certain about the capabilities of its new device but somehow the new chip and graphics specs are not as impressive as with XBOX or PS. Moreover, they may also not b potent enough to deliver the similar experience like XBOX and PlayStation gaming.
Though, it may advantage in its section of tablets as it is priced at $329. It may give tough competition to its counterpart’s tablets offered by its rival Android in the similar size category. It has dual core A5 chip which is also a plus point in comparison to other similar models in the market.
Apple has raised plenty of speculation about its new product. But the real story is apart from some smashing hit iPhone applications there are quite time wasters but graphically good iPad applications in the store. This poses a high duty on iPhone application developers and iPad application development to come up with some particularly deep and intense iOS games.