Since its launch in 2012, the design of the iPad mini has never changed. The device was entitled Very slight renovation in 2019 After four years of desertion. Since then, fans of the smallest iPad have been waiting and jealously thinking about the new designs of the iPad Air and iPad Pro that in turn take advantage of all the attention from Apple.
according to 9to5macFinally, the long-awaited moment has arrived. At the end of the year, Apple should give the iPad mini a worthy review of the latest high-end iPads.
USB-C, puce A15 et Smart Connector
The new iPad mini will be codenamed J30. Equipped with an Apple A15 processor (a yet-to-be announced chip that we should discover with future iPhones), the tablet should abandon Lightning for USB Type-C, like the iPad Pro and iPad Air. This will make it compatible with a greater number of third-party accessories, making it a more productivity-oriented device.
By the way, according to sources 9to5macSmart connectors will be located at the back. It can be used for accessories such as the Smart Keyboard that are compatible with the small format.
This isn’t the first time this new iPad mini has been mentioned in the press. A few days ago, Mark Gorman, from Bloomberg, mentioned Having a new version of the tablet With an edge-to-edge screen. Other analysts, such as Ming-Chi Kuo, have regularly discussed the state of Apple’s small tablet, betting on a screen between 8.5 and 9 inches.
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always according to 9to5macThe new iPad mini should be accompanied by a new entry-level iPad with a new SoC (A13 instead of A12). Given Apple’s usual schedule, these new tablets should launch this fall, perhaps at a second event after the one dedicated to the iPhone.
Source : 9to5mac