Apple iPad Mini Missing 'Lust Factor' As Fewer Buyers Wait In Line

Nov 2, 2012 Full story: Forbes.com

In September, more than 200 people waited in line in the early morning hours waiting for the Applestore here to open so they could be among the first to buy an iPhone 5. Apple fanboys and girls were sparse as the Palo Alto, CA store prepared to open at 8 a.m. and sell the new iPad mini.

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Mitcham, UK

#2 Nov 3, 2012
I held the ipad mini 3 hours ago and played with it for 10 minutes then came home and read your article and I have to say the title sums it up completely. I didn't want it when I held it. There was no lust factor. It actually felt worthless. I think a gadget like this can be too light in the hand. It didn't feel expensive. Actually it felt like a cheap toy. I cannot understand why anyone would want this thing especially when the full size ipad is right next to it in the Apple store.

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