Rumors have been circulating for months with Apple working on a 10.2-inch replacement for the base iPad, with mass production supposedly starting soon. Given that the tablet has not been updated for over a year, it is a top candidate for an update. We want to add that the newly created iPad Pro is also approaching its first birthday ̵
The time is practical, at least. Apple usually presents a smorgasbord of new hardware in September and October, and it would only make sense to court buyers with new iPads as they return to school or shop for the holiday. The archives suggest Apple is laying the foundations for these launches.