Apple rumored to unveil new iPads in early April


Apple is expected to unveil a new set of iPads this spring, but information about the date of the announcement has been a bit vague lately. Previous rumors suggest the new iPads could be revealed in March, but for some reason, Apple has decided to push the announcement to May.

Now, a new rumor is running around claiming Apple iPad event will be held on April 4 at Apple Park. The rumor is based on the fact that when you click on the “Check availability” link for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, it shows an April 4 availability for the slate.

It appears that the same pattern applies to all versions of the iPad Pro, regardless of color, storage and connectivity type. Moreover, Apple Park is supposed to open in early April as well, which could offer the Cupertino company the chance to celebrate it with the launch of new iPads.

As per Apple World Today's report, Tim Cook confirmed at Apple's last event held at 1 Infinite Loop, that it would be the last one at the current Apple HQ. If that's accurate, then the next Apple event is going to take place at a new location, possibly at Apple Park.

To make things even more interesting, it appears that some iPad deals running at local carriers offer up to $150 off most models. Normally, this wouldn't be out of the ordinary, but all these promotional deals will end on April 1, just three days before the new iPads are rumored to be introduced.

Apple is expected to reveal a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, a 10.5-inch iPad Pro, a revised 9.7-inch tablet that will replace the iPad Air 2, as well as an updated 7.9-inch iPad mini.

Although the rumor is based on circumstantial data, it looks like the folks over at Apple World Today are confident that the new iPads will indeed be announced on April 4.

source: Apple World

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11 Comments

1. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Looks promising.

2. Chuck007

Posts: 1412; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Whatever happened to the March event? Delayed?

9. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

I believe it has been delayed to this early April event.

3. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

new iPad mini???? YES PLEASE!

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Wonder what the 10.5 will look like.

6. Chuck007

Posts: 1412; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Which is weird cause everything and their grandma in the consumer tech field is leaked these days. It's what, less than two months from release and we still aren't seeing any possible designs of the 10.5" (supposedly the next big thing for tablets) model?

7. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Like the original Tab S.

8. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

......Huh?

5. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Bring it. Wish they do a pro mini.

10. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Assuming it'll also be priced like a mini, not like a pro. Though the "Pro" here is more of a moniker than anything else.

11. meanestgenius

Posts: 22392; Member since: May 28, 2014

Add Force Touch to the new iPads, Apple. Please and thank you. Should have had it on the Pro 9.7 inch when it was released.

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