10.5-inch iPad Pro Release Moved To April
Apple hasn't said anything yet but past rumors revealed that the 2017 iPads will be launched this March. Earlier reports suggested that there will be three iPads coming in this year. However, the most recent leak mentioned that there will be four iPads awaiting a 2017 launch. As for the release date, the latest reports say that all of the 2017 iPad models will launch in March except the 10.5-inch model, which will have a separate affair weeks later.
Apple iPads 2017 Models
As per Phone Arena, the new Apple iPads will be named iPad Pro 9.7-inch 2, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2, iPad Pro 10.5-inch and iPad Mini Pro. Early rumors said that the iPad 2017 launch could happen as early as next week. However, new reports from today revealed that the 10.5-inch model could be pushed towards an April launch.
Digi Times' report said that Apple has moved ahead its 10.5-inch iPad production to March instead of the initial plan of May to June. With that, the said iPad Pro model is expected to be launched early April as Apple marks the inauguration of its new California headquarters. This leaked information allegedly came from Taiwan-based suppliers. So since the report isn't Apple-approved, fans should take all these with a grain of salt.
Apple iPads 2017 Sales Expectations
The 10.5 inch iPad Pro is expected to target business and education sectors. This model, alongside the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, will be Apple's mainstream units for the higher-end tablet category of 2017. As for the sales expectations for the new Apple iPads, it was said that initial shipments of the 10.5 inch model is expected to reach only one million units this March. This is due to the flat sales that tablets have been experiencing recently. Nevertheless, it was said that the said iPad Pro model will ramp up to at least 1.2 million units per month starting at the second quarter of 2017.
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