With the Cupertino-based organization having already been tipped to launch new tablets in March, these papers have acquired traction after it arrived stocks of the existing 12.9-inch iPad Pro had started to dry up.
Despite having typically been available within a matter of days, the existing model is now being listed with a “2-3 weeks” shipping timeframe on the recognized Apple website.
An established move from iPhone and Apple Watch producer Apple continuously slows manufacturing and supply of existing models quickly before new iterations are brought to market.
With the original 12.9-inch iPad Pro getting on for 18-months old, a March refresh would be fitting with the organization’s final product cycles.
It’s not just here in the UK that Apple is showing the 12.9-inch iPad Pro stocks as being limited, either.
Users in the US, Canada, Australia, Portugal Japoneses and Germany are all also being strike with lengthy waits for the oversized super slate.
Not all iPad Pro models are being bjj by the same delays, however. Those looking for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro can secure the tablet within a day or two.
It’s not just online that the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is in short supply, either. In-store pick-up options for some models are listed as in between March 3 and March 6, a timeframe but that’s three weeks away.
With iPad Pro update rumours having been carrying out a the rounds since before Christmas, Apple CEO Tim Cook a few days ago added fuel to the fire, announcing the organization is behaving on “fascinating items” on the tablet front.
Making the announcement during last week’s quarterly profits call, the Apple CEO stated he is “very bullish on iPad” despite slumping slate sales, and teased that the organization is cooking food new tablets for release.
“We’ve required some fascinating items coming on iPad,” he teased, placing “I still believe very good about where we can take the product.”