The iPad Mini appears to be trouncing the iPad in popularity based on estimates coming out of the Asia-based supply chain.
Of the 19.5 million iPads sold in Apple's second quarter (January to March), 12.5 million were iPad Minis, according to an estimate from Taipei-based Digitimes that cited sources. The publication defines the number as "shipments."
Of course, only Apple (which does not break down iPad and iPad Mini sales) knows the real number, but this jibes with shipment trends that DisplaySearch was seeing in December.
At that time, DisplaySearch expected Apple to sell 6 … Read more