The new iPad Pro with a display diagonal of 10.5 and 12.9 inches can linger until June 2017
At the March press conference, as reported previously, the expected announcement of the iPad tablet 2 Pro with a display diagonal of 12.9 and 9.7 inches, as well as updated iPad Pro with a display diagonal of 7.9 and 10.5 inch.
Previously it was thought that new items will appear on the market in late March. Only iPad Pro with a display diagonal of 10.5 inches was expected in may. Fresh information, which was published by DigiTimes, indicates that the model with displays a diagonal of 10.5 and 12.9 for sure will not be released in the first quarter. Moreover, they can appear even in may, and in June of this year.
The source adds that this will have a negative impact on the financial performance for the first quarter of 2017 companies involved in the supply chain, including TPK Holding, General Interface Solution and Foxconn. In particular, TPK Holding revenue and General Interface Solution may decline by 10% and 35%, respectively.
Total iPad shipments in 2017, according to the forecast of the source, should be around 40 million units.