Rumor puts fifth-gen iPad, second-gen iPad mini in March

Apple iPad miniIn March, Apple is planning to launch both a fifth-generation full-sized iPad and a second-generation iPad mini, according to Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White. The claim is based on checks with industry sources at CES this week. White mentions few details about the new hardware, except that the fifth-gen iPad will be thinner and lighter than the fourth-gen model, and that he expects the next Mini to keep its form factor, just getting better internal components. There's no indication of whether this might mean a Retina display, as one recent rumor has suggested.

If Apple does bring out new tablets in March, it would represent one of the fastest turnarounds ever for the company's products; the fourth-gen iPad and first-gen Mini were both launched last November. Other reports have hinted, however, that Apple wants to start updating some devices twice a year. Although that strategy would diminish the importance of launch events, it might help Apple better compete against Google's Android platform, which sees a constant stream of new devices from different manufacturers.

Source: Electronista

Tags: Apple, iPad, iPad mini, tablets

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Google’s voice assistant platform has been known as Google Now
 
The SanDisk 1TB SD card prototype represents another significant achievement as growth of high-resolution content
 
Microsoft is developing a new “Skype for Life” client
 
Siri on the Mac is new, and is similar to that on the iOS
 
The latency in this test was supposedly no more than 2 milliseconds
 
Apple has made to the iPhone 7/7 Plus is by making the home button a solid state button
 
Android Nougat should eventually extend back to the Galaxy S6 generation
 
You’re not supposed to expose the iPhone to water anyway
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch Android 4 Tablet PC with good sound
A cost-effective, 7-inch tablet PC from a renowned manufacturer
October 25, 2013 / 4
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 




Poll

Do you like Windows 10?
or leave your own version in comments (32)