While the large screen iPad Pro has been in the rumor mill for a very long time, the next-gen iPad Mini has not. A fresh set of rumors mentions that both could launch this during the same event, and the iPad Mini 4 will have about the same specs as the iPad Air 2, except the size.
Japanese blog Macotakara claims that "according to reliable sources," the iPad Mini 4 will have the same thickness as the iPad Air 2, just 0.24 inches. Its specs include the Apple A9 processor and 2 GB of memory, the same screen resolution of the larger second-generation Air and the iSight camera. The new Mini could also feature anti-reflective coating, fully laminated display, as well as the same overall case design as its larger sibling.
The iPad Mini 3 has a rather old Apple A7 processor and most consumers still consider the iPad Mini Retina to offer better value. Macotakara's sources also revealed that an updated iPad Mini 3 could join the Pro and the Mini 4, but this remains to be seen.
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