Kuo: iPad Mini 6 Delayed Until Second Half of 2021

According to reliable supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple prepares to launch the sixth-generation iPad mini in the 2nd half of this year, suggesting an even more delayed launch for the little form-factor iPad.
In a note related to the launch of an 8-inch collapsible iPhone in 2023, Kuo said that recent international changes have actually assisted grow iPad sales and the recently launched 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are anticipated to reinforce sales forward. In addition, Kuo said that the brand-new iPad mini in the 2nd half of this year will even more help grow the iPad company.
Kuo and DigiTimes had actually formerly indicated that the brand-new iPad mini would launch in the very first half of this year. Potentially due to supply restraints, the brand-new low-priced iPad now appears to have actually been delayed to the second half of 2021.
The brand-new iPad mini is anticipated to include an 8.4-inch display with slimmer bezels and continue to feature a Touch ID Home Button and a Lightning port. The brand-new iPad could be a disappointment for customers hoping the tiniest form-factor iPad would take advantage of a significant redesign, such as the modifications seen with the iPad Air and iPad Pro.
More long-term, Kuo reports that Apple is dealing with an iPad mini with a mini-LED display, which recently debuted in the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Compared to the present LCD screens, mini-LED on the iPad mini would assist provide richer blacks, while supplying improved contrast and HDR.