Walmart begins accepting iPad Air 4 pre-orders, units ship Oct 22

While Apple has yet to announce the start of fourth-generation iPad Air sales, Walmart on Thursday began accepting orders for the new list with deliveries scheduled for October 23.

At the time of writing, availability is limited to the 64GB Wi-Fi models in Rose Gold and Space Gray, which are priced at $ 40 below the MSRP at $ 559. It is unclear if additional variants will be available. before launch.

Interestingly, Walmart is citing a delivery date of October 22, which as noted, suggests wide availability on October 23.

Rumors this week claimed Apple would set a firm release date for the iPad Air 4 during the Tuesday iPhone 12 event, but the company has yet to provide that information. Some leakers predict that the tablet will go on sale alongside the iPhone 12 on Friday, which appears to be the case if Walmart’s listing is correct.

More evidence of impending public availability came earlier today when the Federal Communications Commission granted approval to sell the device in the U.S. Additionally, an updated list of products on Best Buy’s Canadian website says iPad Air 4 will go live. sale on October 23.

Walmart is not the first to start iPad Air 4 Sales. Partner Adorama began accepting pre-orders for the device in late September. The reseller currently has all models available at prices starting at $ 584 with coupon.