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Apple to launch a 9.7″ iPad pro instead of iPad Air 3.

We have seen may leaks & rumors about Apple to launch a new iPad named as Apple iPad Air 3, a successor to last year’s iPad Air 2. Now according to a new report, the company may launch an iPad Pro with 9.7-inch display instead of iPad Air 3. It will be rather just a smaller version of Apple iPad Pro which was also launched last year. We already reported about the company launching iPhone 5se.

Now the latest report comes from 9to5 mac which is a very trusted website & source for Apple related news. They are also confirming that Apple iPad Pro with 9.7-inch display will be launched on the March 15th event  & it will available for sale starting 18th March.

Leaked Specs of iPad Pro with 9.7″ display:

  • 9.7-inch HD LED display
  • Apple A9X processor
  • Same RAM as the 12.9-inch model
  • Apple Pencil support
  • Smaller Keyboard
  • Color & Storage options will be same like the 12.9-inch model
  • Smart Connector
  • Quad-speaker setup

It is also noted that the iPad mini 2 and first-generation iPad Air are likely to be discontinued upon the launch of the smaller iPad Pro. We already know that Apple will be launching an iPhone 5se along iwht this smaller iPad Pro.


Shivam Singh
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