Apple has unveiled its widely-anticipated 7.9in (20.1cm) tablet, the iPad Mini.
The device, which is 7.2mm (0.3in) thick and weighs 0.68lbs (0.3kg), was announced at an event in California.
The entry wi-fi-only model, with 16GB storage, will cost �269 in the UK and be available on 2 November.
The iPad Mini will compete directly with cheaper similar-sized tablets recently launched by Google, Amazon, Samsung and others.
Apple's vice-president of marketing Phil Schiller told attendees that the device was 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad, which was released in March this year.
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