The rumored 9.7-inch version of the iPad Pro tablet will reportedly have a starting price of $599 for the Wi-Fi only model with 32GB of onboard storage.

According to 9to5Mac:

The smaller iPad Pro will start at $599 and include 32 GB of storage, according to sources. The $599 base configuration is for a WiFi-only model, while higher-priced versions with 128 GB of storage and the ability to connect to LTE cellular networks will also be offered.

If accurate, this will be the first 9.7-inch iPad that will start at more than $499. The current iPad Air 2, which has that price for 16GB of storage, will remain in Apple's tablet lineup following the launch of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, according to the article.

Apple will reportedly announce the new iPad Pro model, along with the iPhone SE and new Apple Watch bands, at its press event in San Francisco on March 21. iMore will be there to offer first-hand reports on what Apple will reveal at the event.