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Apple Reportedly Planning to Launch Low-End iPad Mini Tablets Next Year

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Apple is not known for manufacturing the entry-level smartphone, tablets or even the computers. But according to the reports from Multiple sources, Apple is working on launching the budget-friendly iPad in the first quarter of 2019. The supply chain of Apple from China leaked this news to the local Chinese paper and confirmed that the company is manufacturing the low-end iPad from the fifth generation for the users. The entry-level iPad will come in the two variants, as the fifth generation iPad Mini is on the line too. The decision might be the result of low Apple product sales in the third quarter of 2018, which disappoint company executives.

According to the sources, Apple is supposed to launch the two versions of the fifth generation iPad Mini, which hasn’t received the update since mid-2015. Being the ignored by the parent yet loved by the customers, iPad Mini is the smallest device from the iPad series. The sources confirm that the company is manufacturing the iPad Mini with low-end display modules and the upgraded processor in the Chinese manufacturing hubs. As there is no exact information about the launch, the Tablet is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2019 to the public.

As the company is supposed to launch the two variants for the Fifth generation iPad Mini, the first one is the 9.7-inch display version and the second is the 10-inch version. The LED Displays of the both upcoming iPad Minis were procured from the China, Korea and Japan to reduce the overall production costs. As the hit on global sales of the iPad and other devices is hurting the company, they plan to launch such low-end devices to attract the customers from third-world countries that will boost the sales of their products in 2019.