iPad mini w/retina Will Ship With 10w Charger
Haven't seen this mentioned anywhere else, but Apple's spec page for the new retina mini on it's store page says it will ship with a 10w charger. This should almost cut in half the charge time for the retina mini as the battery is just barely bigger than on the non-retina mini.
Anyway, I'm pretty pleased after being a little disappointed with charge times on my first mini. I hope "later in November" doesn't turn into December or January...I can't wait.