Apple will launch the sixth-generation iPad mini within the second half of 2021, tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed. The TF Securities’ analyst included some particulars in regards to the new iPad mini in a notice to the traders. Apple didn’t announce the iPad mini in the course of the Spring Loaded occasion, solely focussing on the brand new 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the iMacs, all powered by the tech big’s personal M1 chip. This led to the hypothesis that maybe Apple was contemplating launching the iPad mini later within the first half of 2021. But Kuo’s declare has quashed these rumours, predicting the launch to be deferred to the second half.
The upcoming iPad mini is anticipated to return with an 8.4-inch show and be powered by the M1 chip. Apple final refreshed the iPad mini lineup with the iPad mini 5 in March 2019.
Coming to the foldable iPhone, Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple is engaged on a foldable iPhone with an 8-inch show. The decision of the display is claimed to be QHD+ and it’s anticipated to be an OLED show.
“Based on our latest industry survey, we forecast that Apple will likely launch a foldable iPhone with an 8-inch QHD+ flexible OLED display in 2023, with SDC as the exclusive display supplier and Samsung Foundry as the exclusive DDI foundry provider”, mentioned Kuo.
The tech analyst additionally claimed that in its first 12 months itself, Apple is anticipated to ship 15-20 million items of this first-of-a-kind iPhone. “Based on Apple’s requested capacity plan, we predict that the foldable iPhone shipments will reach 15-20 million units in 2023”, added Kuo.