It makes perfect sense if people have become a little impatient about the iPad mini 5. After all, it’s has been almost two years since the iPad mini 4 was released in September 2015. Despite, some really capable and affordable Android tablets, Apple’s iPad mini lineup are still the best 8-inch tablets around. But, we still don’t know what’s in-store for the iPad mini range. Will there be an iPad mini 5 in 2017? Or will Apple unveil an iPad mini Pro this year? We still don’t know.
Given Apple’s product launch dates, we expect the new iPad mini 5 (or iPad Pro mini) to be revealed in the autumn of 2017 – that is if the Cupertino-based company decides to release the latest iteration of the iPad mini at all. Earlier this year, a DigiTimes report indicated that the new iPad mini will come out in June 2017, but that date has gone. However, Apple did release two new iPads in 2017 – the iPad 9.7-inch (2017) in March, the iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017), and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2017) in June. So far, the company didn’t mention of a new iPad mini.
Whether Apple releases a new iPad mini or not, one thing is for sure – the new iPad mini is long overdue.