The production of a new iPad tablet with a display diagonal of 10.5 inches is to start in December
Not long ago, analysts at Barclays Research said that in March next year, Apple will release updated iPad models with a diagonal of the display 9.7 and 12.9 inches, as well as completely new edge-to-edge tablet with a screen diagonal of 10.9 inches.
Now a source from a Taiwanese supply chain claims that a new iPad model, which will be presented next spring, will get a display diagonal of 10.5 inches, and its production will begin in December 2016.
As the main reason for the market model in this size is something that tablets with screens over 10 inches are gaining popularity in the United States, particularly in the corporate and educational segments. Existing iPad with a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, many are too small and iPad Pro (a 12.9″) is not suitable for many due to high cost.
The source adds that the new iPad will have a single-chip system Apple A10X. In the first quarter should be shipped 2 million tablets for the year deliveries will increase to 5-6 million devices.
It is also expected to decline in the price of an iPad with a display diagonal of 9.7 inches.