Will Apple lowball the iPad Mini? That's a crucial question for competitors staring down the barrel of a smaller Apple tablet, an analyst told CNET.
The answer comes down to whether Apple wants to "crush the opposition" or just maintain dominance, said Rhoda Alexander, an analyst at IHS iSuppli. "And the price point would be how they do that," she said.
While a $299 price tag "would sit in a more comfortable place as far as a profit," Alexander believes Apple could go as low as $249 for an entry level model.
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