There's no doubt about it: The iPad Mini is here, and it's beautiful. And if you're Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), and you have one of the most powerful supply chains of any company in the world, a huge stockpile of components, and such robust in-device stores of media for sale that you can afford to price a great product incredibly aggressively, you have to be asking yourself, "Is there anyone out there who could compete with us, really?" And if you're Apple, you'd better be fully aware that the answer, coming from more and more companies, is a resounding "absolutely." In this segment, Motley Fool analyst Eric Bleeker takes a look at who out there has what it takes to compete, and how they're doing it.

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