I was thinking about how Apple could spec-bump the iPad Mini 4 in such a way that wouldn’t be as confusing as between the 2017 and 2018 9.7-inch iPad models — both were simply called “iPad.”
I think this would do it:
People understand an “s” designation is a kind of interim release between major models.
Tomorrow, Friday September 6, is probably the last day Apple could “quietly” announce a spec-bumped iPad Mini 4 before next week’s event. If they don’t do that, everyone’s only hope is that next week will reveal a One More Thing being an iPad Mini 4s.
I live in stupid crazy delusional hope!