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  • Four new iPad models have been spotted on Apple's website.
  • They briefly appeared in an iPad User Manual, but were quickly removed.
  • Two new 11-inch models and two 12.9-inch models were seen.

Four new iPads have been spotted on Apple's website, before being quickly removed.

As reported by iPhone in Canada:

Earlier today it was discovered within the Eurasian Economic Commission database Apple was set to release a new iPad, as a model "A2229" showed up.

Now, it appears Apple's own website in China has leaked what these iPads entail, in the form of new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros in both Wi-Fi and Cellular versions.

Apple's iPad user manual in China lists the following iPad Pro configurations with model numbers "A2229" seen today, along with others: A2228; A2231; A2233. These represent 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models followed by their China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (CMIIT) ID.

The four new models seen are reported to have been:

  • 11-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi: A2228; CMIIT ID: 2019AJXXXX
  • 11-inch iPad Pro Cellular: A2231; CMIIT ID: 2019AJXXXX
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi: A2229; CMIIT ID: 2019AJXXXX
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro Cellular: A2233; CMIIT ID: 2019AJXXXX

The news is the second iPad leak in as many days after a filing for the new A2229 iPad (also included in the above list) was spotted in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database.

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It seems now that an iPad Pro refresh is imminent, but there is no clear suggestion as to when that might be. Previous reports have suggested that Apple was working on a March release for the new iPads, which will reportedly feature Apple's three-lens camera system and a time-of-flight sensor for improved 3D imaging.