It’s been a little over a year since Apple released the new iPad mini 6, but there’s still no sign of a new release. In a new report, TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo assures that Apple is indeed working on a new model, but the latter is not expected to be released until at least the end of 2023.
Suitability ” Expected to start in late 2023 or first half of 2024 According to Kuo. A version that will come out at the end of 2023 or even at the beginning of 2024, Wait more than 2 years after the release of the old generation to qualify for a new iPad mini.
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iPad mini won’t refresh
Kuo said in his latest tweet that the main selling point of the new iPad mini will be its processor, suggesting that only the specs will be updated and there will be no cosmetic changes. Depending on the publication schedule, the chip can be A16 or A17. Due to thermal restrictions, the iPad mini is unlikely to have an M1 or M2 chip.
As a reminder, it was the iPad mini 6 that brought the design changesIt brings a larger screen with thinner bezels, a fingerprint sensor on the Power button, as well as lower weight and dimensions.
So, contrary to previous reports, the next iPad mini will not be foldable. Analyst thinks a foldable iPad will hit the market in 2025, but didn’t reveal any details about its design, features, or how it will fold. He explained that the device will not replace the iPad mini, as there will be a considerable price difference between the two products. Apple has also recently increased the prices of all its iPads.