Apple is set to launch next-gen iPhone 14 series smartphones as well as Watch Series 8 models next month and now a new report has claimed that the company may also launch new iPad models per month in October this year, in a separate report. an event. Among the iPad models, the iPhone maker is expected to launch a refreshed version or the 10th generation of the entry-level iPad currently in production with significant design changes. Also Read – iPhone 14 Pro Models Might See $100 Price Increase, Set to Launch on September 7th: Check Details
According to MacRumors, the device will feature a larger 10.5-inch screen with slightly thinner bezels, a USB-C port, and a flat-edged case with a protruding rear camera. The lower-cost iPad is rumored to get a faster A14 Bionic chip and 5G support for cellular models. Meanwhile, the next updated iPad Pro is expected to come with an M2 chipset. Apple is also expected to announce iPadOS 16 at the event. It may come with minor updates and features for non-M1 iPads like Messages, Safari, etc. Also Read – Apple releases iOS 15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1 with fixes for two zero-day vulnerabilities
Meanwhile, India’s tablet market grew by 68% year-on-year (YoY) and 4G tablets saw 65% YoY growth, according to new insights from the report review on the CMR’s tablet PC market for the second quarter of 2022. Lenovo (26%), Apple (19%) and Samsung (19%) captured the top three spots in the tablet rankings in the second quarter of 2022. Apple retained the second position for the second quarter of 2022 with a market share of 19%. Apple iPad 9 (WiFi) and iPad 9 (WiFi + 4G) held 52% and 10% market share respectively, followed by iPad Air 2022 (WiFi) and iPad Air 2022 (WiFi + 5G) with 18% and 8% market share. market shares. the tablet market. Apple iPad shipments recorded a remarkable 34% year-over-year growth in the second quarter of 2022. Also Read – Apple iPhone 14 Series Launch Could Happen Next Month, India Sales Soon
Additionally, Apple plans to announce a 6.1-inch iPhone 14, 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max next month. . Apple may also show off three new Apple Watches, including the Watch 8, a budget Watch SE model, and even a new Watch Extreme Edition with AirPods Pro 2 at the event. Now, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is confident that there is no production impact on the iPhone 14 supply chain as shipment schedules are running smoothly.
Apple is expected to release a new AirPods Pro that could support lossless playback. The tech giant is also expected to improve health management and fitness tracking features in the upcoming AirPods Pro.