September 29, 2023

In the event you, like myself, are a fan of Apple’s smallest iPad, you are eagerly awaiting for a refresh. In any case, it has been greater than a yr since Apple launched the brand new, redesigned iPad mini.

The excellent news, at the very least in accordance with Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, is that Apple hasn’t forgotten the mini. The corporate is engaged on a successor of the Sixth era iPad mini with a “new processor as its essential promoting level.”

This suggests that the design of the brand new iPad mini shall be just like that of the final model, which is logical provided that the Sixth-gen iPad mini was a giant leap in comparison with its predecessor, with smaller bezels, Contact ID constructed into the facility button, and a bigger show.

Kuo additionally claims that it is unlikely that Apple will change the iPad mini with a foldable iPad, given {that a} foldable iPad would possible include a “markedly greater” price ticket.


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Sadly, Kuo claims that the brand new iPad mini is not precisely across the nook. Shipments will begin both in late 2023, or within the first half of 2024, he tweeted.

The analyst did not share another information relating to the foldable iPad, which stays a fable, regardless of a number of Apple patents which show that the corporate is at the very least contemplating some type of foldable machine.