Apple is reportedly using a 7.85 inch screen for its new smaller iPad from AU Optronics and LG Display and that it is planned for an October release. Regular iPads currently clock in at 9.7 inches.

The new smaller iPad offering is designed to head off new devices from and Microsoft. The new device is expected to be revealed Apple has a press event scheduled for 12th September – it likely won’t be long until we hear the details officially.

Source: Bloomberg