Apple in late September registered new iPad fashions and a brand new Bluetooth machine with China’s Ministry of Trade and Data Know-how (MIIT), which hints at an imminent launch for brand spanking new iPad Pro fashions and maybe a brand new Apple Pencil.
In keeping with MySmartPrice, Apple registered iPad mannequin numbers A1876, A1980, and A1993 which correspond to earlier iPad registrations that we noticed Apple file in July with the Eurasian Economic Commission. The exception is A1993, which has not been seen in a previous submitting.
iPad Professional mockup by Álvaro Pabesio
The brand new mannequin numbers don’t correspond to any current gadgets and certain symbolize unreleased iPad Professional fashions. Again in July, Apple additionally registered A1934, A1979, A2013, A2014, and A1985 with the ECC, representing new iPad Professional fashions set to be bought in international locations that embrace Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia.
That Apple is registering the beforehand noticed iPad fashions in a brand new nation suggests a launch could possibly be imminent. With each new iPad fashions and new Macs on the horizon, we predict Apple to carry an October occasion, which may maybe happen over the last week of the month primarily based on the discharge date of the iPhone XR and what we all know of previous Apple occasions.
Rumors have suggested the brand new iPad Professional fashions could possibly be bought alongside a second-generation Apple Pencil with AirPods-style no-contact pairing, and there’s an unknown Bluetooth machine within the MIIT submitting.
The Bluetooth machine, listed as simply “Bluetooth machine,” incorporates a mannequin variety of A2051, with no further info out there. It isn’t identified what it’s, however it may certainly be a brand new Apple Pencil primarily based on the rumors we have heard.
Apple is predicted to introduce new iPad Professional fashions in sizes much like 10.5 and 12.9-inches, with bigger shows that includes slimmer bezels and no House button. All new iPad Professional fashions are anticipated to undertake Face ID and a TrueDepth digital camera system together with improved processors, higher digital camera capabilities, and maybe a USB-C port as a substitute of a Lightning port.
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