Apple went bigger than big for its unveiling of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, but when it hits the stage with a new iPad later this month the event will reportedly be much more low key.
Apple is planning to unveil its latest update on Thursday, October 16, reports John Paczkowski at Recode, only instead of hosting an encore at the Flint Center, the event will be held at Apple’s Town Hall Auditorium in Cupertino.
“Apple has a few more new products to unveil before the year is out, and it plans to show them off in a couple weeks. Sources tell Code/red the company will hold its next special event on Thursday, Oct. 16 — not the 21st.
The new iPad lineup is expected to feature an updated iPad Air with an A8 processor, anti-reflective coating, Touch ID, Apple Pay, improved cameras, and a new gold option. It’s unclear if the iPad mini with Retina display will also be updated, as previous rumors have claimed Apple may hold it back until 2015 to separate it from the iPhone 6 Plus that’s been eating its sales.
Retina iMacs are also supposed to make an appearance with new a 5120 x 2880 display, and updated Hasswell processors from Intel, and AMD graphics.OS X Yosemite will also be featured at the event and could be publicly released right after the keynote.