Apple confirms Spring Loaded April 20 event: New iPad Pro, AirTags and everything else expected to launch

Apple confirms Spring Loaded April 20 event: Details

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the April 2021 event will be a digital-only gathering with no members of the media invited to attend in person.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The US tech giant hasn’t revealed the products that will be showcased at the online event.
  • Before the official announcement Apple’s voice assistant Siri apparently revealed that the company plans to hold an event on April 20

Apple has officially announced that it will be holding a special “Spring Loaded” event on Tuesday, April 20 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the April 2021 event will be a digital-only gathering with no members of the media invited to attend in person.

The US tech giant hasn’t revealed the products that will be showcased at the online event.

Before the official announcement Apple’s voice assistant Siri apparently revealed that the company plans to hold an event on April 20, where it may launch new products including 2021 iPads.

During the event, the Cupertino based tech giant is expected to unveil the first new products of 2021 like updated iPad Pro models, a new low-cost iPad, a new iPad mini, refreshed iMacs, and the long-awaited AirTags.

Apple has been long rumoured to be working on an iPad Pro with a mini-LED display. The mini-LED display is expected to offer better colours, improved contrasts, brighter imagery and will overall be an improvement over the previous generation iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro models are expected to feature some camera upgrades as well and support for Thunderbolt connection via USB-C port. These upcoming devices to be powered by an A14X chipset, which could be as powerful as Apple M1 silicon.

Apple has been working on mini-LED displays for quite some time now and there are a total of six products in the pipeline ranging from iPads to Macs.

The iPhone maker is also expected to announce “AirPods 3,” the “AirPods Pro-lite,” and the “AirPods X.” Besides, the company may also introduce ‘AirTags’ Tile-like Bluetooth-based item trackers that will help users locate their belongings like keys, wallet, backpacks, and would possibly notify users when they are separated from a tagged item.