Apple iPad Air 3 Release Date, Rumors & Specs: New Tablet Confirmed For 2017 Launch, Updated Features, Reduced Price At $500?

First Posted: Nov 28, 2016 05:20 AM EST

When is the Apple iPad Air 3 release date? This question has been troubling the loyal iPad fans for quite some time now. In the March 2016 event, Apple announced the new mid-size iPad but it wasn't new iPad 3 but a 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Some earlier iPad Air 3 rumors suggested that Apple might be considering discontinuation of iPad Air range of products. Some latest reports might bring joy for the iPad Air loyal fans. It looks like Apple will release a new iPad next year, and it could be iPad Air 3.

Apple iPad Air 3 Specs & Features

If Apple does not kill the iPad Air, then the device is set for a major overhaul. Latest iPad 3 rumors suggest that it will be a next generation device with amazing new features. In term of its design, iPad 3 will be a sleeker and thinner device as compared to its predecessors. For the first time, iPad Air 3 will be offered in several colors rather than just the black, silver, or white which have been offered until now.

The Apple iPad Air 3 specs will also receive a massive upgrade. The display will have a 4K or Quad HD display. Coupled with 3D touch technology, it will considerably improve the user experience. As reported by Macworld UK, iPad Air 3 will feature a 3GB RAM and an A9 Apple processor along with 16GB or 32GB storage options. Following the iPhone 7 route, iPad Air 3 might not have the 3.5mm headphone jack. Water resistance and waterproofed stereo speaker can also be seen in the new device.

Apple iPad Air 3 Release Date & Price

Apple iPad Air 3 release date is expected to be set in March 2017 at the next Apple event. As far as pricing is concerned, based on the iPad Air 2 and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, it is rumored that iPad Air 3 price will be above $500.

Stay tuned to SWR for more updates on Apple iPad Air 3 release date, specs and price details.

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