Apple's newest iPad model is currently being manufactured, according to a new report from Bloomberg, citing "people with knowledge of the matter."
From the report:
Mass production of a full-sized iPad with a 9.7-inch screen is already under way, with an unveiling projected for the end of this quarter or early next, said two of the people, who asked not to be identified because the details aren’t public. A new version of the 7.9-inch iPad mini is also entering production and will probably be available by the end of the year, they said.
My guess is that the new models will be thin and "amazing". Possibly "gorgeous." They're expected to have a "daylight-friendly screen," which would certainly be nice.
A new larger-screened iPhone is also expected later this year. Apple is said to be holding an event on September 9th.
Apple's iPad sales have been in decline for two straight quarters as competition from much lower-priced tablets has only increased. In some cases, the iPad offers little over competitors to justify its high price tag. Maybe that will change with new models.
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