Second-generation AirPods wireless earphones along with AirPower, Apple's long-expected multi-device Qi wireless charging mat, a fifth-generation iPad mini and an inexpensive 9.7-inch iPad are all thought to be announced in March ahead of launch on Friday, March 29, 2019.
iPad mini 5
According to a new supply chain rumored published on Monday, Apple's fifth-generation iPad mini is expected to look the same as the iPad mini 4 design.
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Compal Electronics is expected to build Apple's fifth-generation iPad mini tablet that should arrive "later in 2019".
Apple will reportedly give its mainstream sixth-generation iPad, which costs just $329, a bit bigger screen going from 9.7 inches to ten inches. And to cover as wide a price range as possible, the Cupertino firm will release a cheaper iPad mini model, sources claim.
Apple could launch the next iPad mini along with a new entry-level iPad in the first half of 2019.
A pair of photos published Tuesday appear to depict an unreleased iPad mini model in Rose Gold that seems to have a redesigned cellular antenna and no camera flash on the back.
A third-party semi-transparent case that appears to have been designed for Apple's unreleased fifth-generation iPad mini was posted earlier today by leak aggregator SlashLeaks, showing a pill-shaped vertical cutout on the rear side instead of the regular circular cutout.
Apple could release a fifth-generation iPad mini alongside a refreshed $329 entry-level iPad with a bigger ten-inch display at some point during the first half of 2019, rumor has it.