iPad mini: $329 for WiFi, $459 for 4G

Apple has confirmed pricing for the iPad mini, the company's new 7.9-inch tablet unveiled today, with pre-orders kicking off on Friday. The new slate will be priced from $329 for the 16GB WiFi model, while its WiFi + Cellular counterpart will start from $459. However, capacities will go all the way up to 64GB.

The 32GB WiFi-only iPad mini will be $429, while its WiFi + Cellular cousin will be $559. Finally, the 64GB iPad mini will be $529 for the WiFi-only model, and $659 for the WiFi + Cellular. The iPad 2 will remain on sale, priced at $399 for the WiFi-only 16GB, and $529 for the 16GB WiFi + Cellular.

Preorders for the iPad mini will begin on October 26, with shipping of the WiFi-only model kicking off the following week, from November 6. There's a considerable number of countries getting that model, too:

As for the WiFi + Cellular iPad mini, that will start shipping a couple of weeks after the WiFi version, beginning in the US. International availability will follow after that. More details on the smaller tablet here.