When Apple introduced its new iPad Professional, colourful iMacs, and Apple TV 4K final week, the corporate did not say when, precisely, they’d be out there for buy. Apple solely stated they had been coming within the “second half of Might,” with out offering a date.
Now, nonetheless, a number of reviews level to Might 21 because the date when these gadgets will hit shops.
Leaker Jon Prosser stated a couple of days in the past that the iPad Professional launch date is on Might 21 for the 12.9-inch variant and Might 22 for the 11-inch variant. On Thursday, he amended these predictions, saying that each variations are launching on Might 21.
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iPad Professional launch is Might twenty first.
The “twenty second” date I discussed is linked to the 5G mannequin for a sure service and must be disregarded for essentially the most half.
Apple can even launch the brand new Apple TV on Might twenty first. https://t.co/A31ZulKGWa
— Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) April 29, 2021
And MacRumors unearthed a John Lewis listing, which factors to each the brand new iPad Professional (in each sizes), and the brand new iMac, launching on Might 21. John Lewis is a UK retailer, however as MacRumors notes, Apple usually launches new merchandise on the identical day within the UK and the U.S.
There isn’t any phrase on when the brand new Apple TV 4K is coming, however given it was introduced similtaneously the iPad Professional and the iMac, it is possible that it is approaching Might 21 as nicely.
The reviews come after Apple’s quarterly earnings name, with Apple posting stellar gross sales figures for the iPad and the Mac. Throughout the name, Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner stated that iPad Professional and Macs will be affected by shortages within the second half of 2021.
Earlier rumors indicated that Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Professional might arrive later than the 11-inch model, as a consequence of manufacturing points with the MiniLED panel that is used within the bigger iPad mannequin. The brand new reviews point out that each fashions are arriving on the similar time, however it’s nonetheless attainable that Apple will initially have a smaller provide of the bigger iPad Professional.