SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Inc. will sell the newly unveiled tablet-style iPad starting at $499, a price tag far below the $1,000 that some analysts were expecting.
The iPad, which is larger in size but similar in design to Apple’s popular iPhone, was billed by CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday as “so much more intimate than a laptop and so much more capable than a smart phone.”
Jobs, 54, a pancreatic cancer survivor who got a liver transplant during a 5 1/2-month medical leave last year, looked thin as he introduced the highly anticipated gadget, though he seemed to have more energy than he did at Apple’s last event in September. Read MORE HERE!
So, is this just going to be a big iPhone? What do they mean, “more intimate that a laptop?” I think they trying to tell you porn watchers that Vanessa Blue will be seen in higher resolution…. iPhone in HD? Let me stop! $499 is not bad depending on it’s functions!