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Walmart jumps the gun, opens up preorders for the new iPad Air 4

Apple iPad Air 4
Apple iPad Air 4 (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Walmart has opened up preorders for the iPad Air 4.
  • All colors were opened up for preorder in 64GB and 256GB configurations.
  • Multiple colors are already sold out.

Apple is rumored to be opening up preorders for the new iPad Air 4 tomorrow along with the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and some of the new MagSafe accessories. It appears that is almost certain now, as Walmart has seemingly jumped the gun and opened up preorders for Apple's new tablet the night before.

As spotted by 9to5Mac, you can now preorder the new iPad Air 4 on Walmart's website with a delivery date of next Friday, October 23. This falls in line with most rumors surrounding its preorder and release date.

Walmart Ipad Air 4 Preorders

Walmart Ipad Air 4 Preorders (Image credit: Walmart)

The company opened up preorders for all five of the new colors in both 64GB and 256GB configurations. At the time of publishing this article, the Sky Blue, Silver, and Green colors are already completely sold out. The only colors that remain are Space Gray and Rose Gold, with the Rose Gold only available in 64GB. Notably, Walmart seems to be running a sale on the new tablet, taking $40 off.

You can check the iPad Air 4 page (opens in new tab) on Walmart's website to see if you can grab one. If not, it seems all too likely that Apple is planning to open up its own preorders tomorrow morning along with the new iPhone.

Joe Wituschek
Contributor

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.