Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch new products next week, according to a report from Japanese analysts.
The analysts did not specify products they expect the tech giant to unveil, but rumors suggest that a trio of new iPad Pro models will be unveiled, Mac Rumors reported.
Sources within Apple’s Chinese supply chain believe that the company will unveil the iPad Pro 2 as early as next week to potentially replace the iPad Air 2, Mac Otakara (via Apple Insider) reported citing unnamed reputable supply chain analysts.
Last month, the publication claimed that Apple will host an event in March to debut its new iPad Pro lineup, a larger iPhone SE model with 128GB storage, and new Apple Watch bands.
Earlier rumors suggested that the iPhone maker will launch three new iPads, including a bezel-free 10.9-inch design, in March.
Digital Trends had claimed that the company will unveil launch a new 9.7-inch low-cost iPad Pro.
Analysts at Barclays Research had predicted that the 10.9-inch model would allow have the same physical size as the 9.7-inch iPad Pro while offering a larger display.
Apple is likely to continue selling the iPad Mini.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that Apple will unveil three models in March: a 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2; a 10.5-inch iPad Pro; and a low-cost 9.7-inch iPad.
According to the famous Apple analyst from China, the 10.5-inch iPad would be aimed the commercial and education markets.
Kuo is expecting the 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2 and 10.5-inch iPad Pro to feature the A10X chips from TSMC. He predicted that the 9.7-inch model would have the A9X processor.
According to the reports, the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro is expected to feature slimmer bezels. It might come without a Home button. The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is rumored to feature a 12-megapixel rear camera and True Tone display.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has yet to send invitations to media. Some reports suggest that the company could push the iPad date to April.