This week, the famous Apple Ming-Chi Kuo filter returned with the details of several Apple projects, the launch of the new iPad mini would be the closest. According to Kuo, Apple plans to launch sixth-generation iPad mini in the second half of this year, indicating an even more delayed release for the small form factor iPad.
Previously, Kuo and DigiTimes had reported that the new iPad mini would launch in the first half of this year. Maybe due to component constraints
IPad mini release date confirmed
In his most recent note, the trusted analyst reaffirmed some previously shared characteristics regarding the design of the new iPad mini. Yes indeed, It should debut an 8.4-inch screen with thinner bezels. But it should continue to feature a Touch ID home button and a Lightning port. The latter could be a disappointment for customers who are waiting for a major overhaul, like the changes seen with the iPad Air and iPad Pro.
Regarding the future of the device, Kuo reported that Apple was working on an iPad mini with a mini LED display., which recently debuted on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Compared to current LCDs, the iPad mini’s mini LED is said to help deliver richer blacks, while still providing improved contrast and HDR.
In the same article, Kuo reaffirmed the release wait for a new 8 inch foldable iphone, confirming once again that it could be seen as early as 2023.