8.38 inches: this is the size of the diagonal that the next Apple tablet could adopt, according to a product sheet for an accessory of this one appeared on… Amazon. More precisely, it is on the Japanese version of the online sales platform that this characteristic could be seen, so far subject to many assumptions. This time around, however, it seems the source is relatively safe.
Indeed, the brand behind this leak is none other than a third-party manufacturer called Elecom. However, we know precisely that this type of partner is likely to receive detailed information on the format of the next articles from Apple in order to prepare its own releases. It is therefore quite possible that the Japanese company got wind of the technical sheet of the iPad mini 6 before it was official, especially since the screen protector incriminated here has since been removed from the store. by Jeff Bezos.
It’s not really new
If many already know that the noise from the hallway about a new iPad mini is not new (the last edition was launched in March 2019), the size of its slab has also been the subject of several hypotheses in recent years. weeks. As recently as this weekend, the now renowned journalist from Bloomberg Mark Gurman has also announced that the tablet would be entitled to a larger screen.
What’s more, the American, who believes that the reference will probably not appear in the Apple Store before October, assumes that its design will be revisited with narrower borders. A logical consequence to avoid confusing the iPad mini too much with its cousins by increasing its dimensions, especially since some like those who are stamped Pro adopt precisely these same guidelines.
See you in a few minutes!
At seven o’clock this evening, Apple is hosting a new keynote entitled California Streaming. Many media are announcing the arrival of the iPhone 13, but not only. Indeed, if the release of iPads could be compromised, this will not seem to be the case for the third generation AirPods or the Apple Watch Series 7.