Apple iPad Air 3 Release Date and Rumors
Apple iPad Air 3 Release Date and Rumors

According to a new report, Apple will release the iPad Air 3 in the first half of 2016 with new hardware, but it won’t have a 3D Touch display. Apple launched the iPad Pro and an updated iPad mini 4 during the special event in September this year. The iPad Air lineup didn’t receive any updates.

Ming-Chi Kuo, the analyst from security firm KGI, has a highly accurate track record when it comes to Apple predictions. In a note, he stated that the iPad Air 3 will not feature a 3D Touch display that is found in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Developing a 3D touch display for the iPad Air would be difficult and Apple is already facing issues with iPhone 6s 3D Touch display production.

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Since the iPad Air lineup didn’t receive an update this year,  it is very likely that Apple would release the iPad Air 3 sometime in March or April 2016. It is supposed to feature a faster A9x processor, more RAM, a slimmer design and probably a higher resolution display?

The iPad Air 2 performs quite well with the latest iOS 9 features as it already has good hardware. However, some people may want a higher resolution display, something like 2k, and more RAM to make applications run faster.

In short, the iPad Air 3 will most likely comes as soon as March-April 2016, feature upgraded hardware, but no 3D Touch. Apple is also rumoured to announce a new 4 inch iPhone 6c at this March event. 

Source :

MacRumors