Apple Inc plans to hold a “special event” on October 16, where it is expected to launch its new iPads, technology website Re/Code said, citing sources.
Apple executives were not immediately available for comment.
The iPhone maker is expected to unveil the new iPads and the latest updates to its iMac line, the website said, citing an article published by technology website 9to5Mac earlier this week.
The sixth generation iPad is expected to have a 9.7 inch screen, while the third edition of the iPad mini will have a 7.9 inch screen,
Bloomberg earlier reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Bloomberg report had said that the Cupertino, California-based company will launch its next generation of iPads around mid-October as
Apple prepares for the holiday season by boosting its product lineup.
Apple sold 13.3 million iPads in the quarter ended June, falling short of analysts’ projections for more than 14 million.
Apple also unveiled its Apple Watch, two larger iPhones and a mobile payments service dubbed “Apple Pay” in September.