Want a pretty damn good reason why Apple has high margins on the Mini?

http://consumerist.com/2012/11/06/if-you-bought-your-nexus-7-elsewhere-dont-expect-support-from-google/

You get what you pay for.

(On another note, I wonder how common the Nexus 7's hardware problems are. I've read about them many times on here and elsewhere. Again you get what you pay for.)