There’s a rumor out there about the cost involved in building the new iPad Air, which is estimated at 13% less than previous iPad models. Mac Rumors reports that IHS estimates the component cost of the iPad Air is between $274 and $361 depending on the model. The base model totals at $42 less than the entry-level third generation iPad, even with the technology improvements that the iPad Air sports.

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source: Mac Rumors