At the end of last year, several major online publications, citing informed sources reported that in the first half of 2019 cupertinos unable to release two new tablet. Today this information was confirmed by DigiTimes.
According to the authors of the Taiwan resource for a soon announcement of two new iPad implying the increased volume of shipments of touch panels from two suppliers of Apple — General Interface Solution and TPK Holding.
Presumably, the announcement of the new Apple tablets will be held in the spring of this year. One of the novelties will be the long-awaited iPad mini 5. The second novelty will replace the 9.7-inch iPad 2018. The diagonal of the “older” model will increase with the usual 9.7 inch to 10. This will be done at the expense of the frames around the display.
At this moment there are no details about the technical characteristics of iPad 2019 model year. However, earlier it was reported that the new tablets cupertinos will save some components to reduce the final cost of the devices. First and foremost it is to touch screens.