In the first half of 2019, iPad mini 5 and a new entry-level iPad model are reportedly set to launch. The iPad mini 4 hasn’t yet been upgraded that was launched back in September, 2015. Also, the company hasn’t yet launched the new entry level iPad models. However, the iPad Pro has been said to bring some iterations with the latest updates that happened in October, 2018. There was another report which talks in regard with the launch of the iPad mini 5 and two entry level iPads.
The report reiterated the previous news on the matter that the gadgets will be launched in the first half of this year. Also, the touch panel manufacturers, General Interface Solution (GIS) and TPK Holding are expected to be ready for the launch. Though we don’t know what the specifications of the gadgets are, we know that the iPad mini 5 can sport a vertically stacked dual camera setup and include a headphone jack. The upcoming Apple’s Spring event is supposed to unveil the iPad mini 5.
The predecessor of the iPad mini 5, the iPad Mini 4 has a display of 7.9-inch with a resolution of 2,048×1,536 pixels. The screen has an aspect ratio of 4:3 and the device is powered by a second-generation Apple A8 SoC. In terms of memory, there are four variants which includes 12GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. All these storage variants are a part of a single RAM variant of 2GB. In terms of camera, there is a single rear sensor of 8MP and a front sensor of 1.2MP.
Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and USB 2.0. The tablet packs a huge battery of 5,124mAh. It comes in three colour options—space gray, silver and gold. Coming back to the iPad 5, Apple hasn’t yet revealed the launch date. But considering that the tech giant hosts an event around March and April we can assume that the new Apple device is going to launch in the same time frame.