Apple in late September registered new iPad fashions and a brand new Bluetooth system 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.
Based on 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 units 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 offered in international locations that embody Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia.
That Apple is registering the beforehand noticed iPad fashions in a brand new nation suggests a launch may very well be imminent. With each new iPad fashions and new Macs on the horizon, we expect Apple to carry an October occasion, which might maybe happen over the last week of the month based mostly 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 may very well be offered alongside a second-generation Apple Pencil with AirPods-style no-contact pairing, and there may be an unknown Bluetooth system within the MIIT submitting.
The Bluetooth system, listed as simply “Bluetooth system,” incorporates a mannequin variety of A2051, with no further info accessible. It isn’t identified what it’s, however it might certainly be a brand new Apple Pencil based mostly on the rumors we have heard.
Apple is predicted to introduce new iPad Professional fashions in sizes just 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 an alternative of a Lightning port.
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