Apple releasing 10.8-inch iPad later this year, claims Kuo

Apple set to launch 10.8-inch iPad 8.5-inch iPad Mini

Apple set to launch 10.8-inch iPad 8.5-inch iPad Mini

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According to a report from notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is set to release a 10.8-inch iPad before the end of the year, and will follow up with an 8.5-inch model in the first half of 2021.

That high price of a simple accessory, which it is barely 40 euros from an iPad with a 10.2-inch screen, it will have to accommodate the segment in which the new tablet is located if those from Cupertino really want some user to consider using it as their laptop.

Kuo posits the 10.8-inch device could be a new entry-level iPad or the iPad Air 4, but we've previously heard that the iPad Air 4 will be at least 11 inches, making it seem likely that this 10.8-inch beast will be the "standard" entry-level iPad. However, Apple would probably be skipping the 120Hz display. There's also the flagship iPad Pro with an 11 inch and 13 inch variant.

Kuo didn't specify what upgrades and changes Apple could include in the upcoming refresh, except that it will have an 8.5-inch display. The analyst claimed that this will be a refresh to the iPad Mini, which was last refreshed early previous year. It's time to kill the bezels and say one last goodbye to the physical Home button. All in all, these are only speculations and the final decision rests only with Apple.

I'm frequently asked by friends, family and readers which iPad they should buy, and the answer isn't always straightforward.

The Air is a good backup but it has a dated design and can get pretty expensive as well.

Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini.

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