Based on the newest experiences, Apple will launch the iPad Air 4 in March subsequent yr. This machine ought to fill the hole between the high-end iPad Pro and entry-level tablets.
Earlier it was additionally reported that the iPad Air 4 will obtain an official Magic Keyboard case. As well as, it can ditch the proprietary Lighting port in favor of the extra common and widespread USB-C port.
Sources declare that the iPad Air 4 will characteristic Apple’s A14 SoC and 11-inch Liquid Retina display. It is going to be accessible in variations with 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB of storage reminiscence. It’s going to additionally get 4 audio system. The price of the brand new line ought to begin at $649.
Apple may also update its premium iPad Pro lineup in September or October.
iPad Air 4 could also be cheaper regardless of the notable enhancements
In late June, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, recognized for his correct notes, spoke about Apple’s plans to vary the format of future generations of iPad tablets. Specifically, within the second half of 2020, he expects the discharge of the iPad Air 2020, the provision of elements for which can start within the third quarter, in line with DigiTimes. Furthermore, the price of this mannequin could also be beneath the $499 requested for the present era of iPad Air, since Apple goes to observe the brand new technique laid down by the iPhone SE 2020, which confirms the newest report from Taiwanese suppliers.
And this even supposing the gadget will obtain noticeable enhancements, together with a brand new chipset (presumably A13 Bionic) and an elevated diagonal of the display to 10.8″. Additionally, in line with the newest rumors, the iPad Air 2020 might change into the primary Apple pill (not the Pro-series) to modify to the USB-C port as an alternative of the out of date Lightning.
Apple plans to launch a 10.8″ iPad this yr and an 8.5″ iPad Mini in 2021
Earlier, the well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (Ming-Chi Kuo) has revealed a brand new forecast for Apple plans to launch new fashions of the iPad pill line. Based on the informant, Apple plans to launch a brand new 10.8-inch iPad within the second half of 2020. And subsequent yr (within the first half of 2021) an 8.5-inch iPad will go on sale.
Ming-Chi Kuo didn’t specify whether or not the 10.8-inch iPad mannequin would be the new model of the present 10.2-inch iPad or 10.5-inch iPad Air. However he mentioned earlier that the 8.5-inch mannequin will exchange the iPad mini. Apple final up to date the iPad mini in March 2019, including the Apple A12 Bionic SoC. Along with an up to date entrance camera, and assist for the Apple Pencil stylus. The identical analyst added that Apple will embrace a 20-watt energy provide within the field of each new iPads.