Following a series of reports at the end of last year, Digits This week we cited industry sources that say that Apple is preparing to launch "two entry-level tablets in the first half of 2019, including a fifth-generation iPad mini and another entry-level iPad model." This would mark the first new tablet. in the iPad mini line from the iPad mini 4 of 2015, while the second entry-level iPad will likely track the 6th generation iPad last year of $ 329.
Digits he could not share any additional details about upcoming tablets, such as specifications or release dates, but noted that Taiwan-based display manufacturers General Interface Solution (GIS) and TPK Holding will be able to keep shipments stable during the first half of the year due to Apple orders for new iPad models.
But as we mentioned at the beginning of this article, this is not the first time we heard about Apple preparing new iPads. In October, badyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple would update the iPad mini line by the end of 2018 or early 2019. Then, in December, a China Times The report suggested that Apple would present two (relatively) low-priced iPad models in 2019 (although the report also mentions a 10-inch model instead of the standard 9.7-inch model we hope to see). And just a few days later, an iPad mini 5 case appeared to drip online, adding even more fuel to the fire.
Considering that the sixth generation iPad was launched at the end of March last year, and all indications are that at least two new iPad models will be introduced in the first half of 2019, it seems likely that Apple will launch its first devices new of the year. At the end of March or beginning of April. In other words, we will not be waiting long.
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