The new iPad mini with Retina display is now on sale at Apple's online store. Both the 16 GB and 32 GB WiFi models have an available to ship date of one to three business days. The 64 GB and 128 GB WiFi models and all of the Wi-Fi + Cellular models have an available to ship date of five to 10 business days.
The immediate availability of the new Retina iPad minis is something of a shock as Apple gave no indication that they were to go on sale today and has made no announcement regarding their launch. These iPads feature a 2,048 x 1,536 resolution display, an A7 processor and the M7 motion coprocessor. The iPad mini with Retina display begins at US$399 for the entry level 16 GB WiFi version.