Editor: I am always wondering when Apple will release a pocket size (~7′ inch) iPad. If iPad 3 comes with two size, I would go for the Mini one.  But, obviously Andrew Sykes, Founder of GizChina does not think so. Here are his reasons.

Rumor and guesstimation have determined that Apple may release an iPad mini next week at their March 7th iPad event, but we’re not too convinced!

Ever since Apple released the original iPad, there have been those who have anxiously waited for the company to release a smaller version. Even after Steve Job’s himself openly mocked 7-inch tablets fans have still kept hoping (he didn’t mock 8 inch tablets after all!). Now, with March 7th less than a week away there has just been enough time of tech sites to speculate on how they believe a smaller iPad with 7.85inch screen will accompany the next generation iPad on Wednesday (could be an iPad 2S!).

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