Apple has sent out welcomes for an approaching press event being hung on Tuesday, October 22. The occasion will take place at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT. The invitation checks out, ‘We still have a lot to cover,’ beneath a colorful iOS 7 motivated graphic.

iPad 5 Announcement October 22

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Apple is expected to reveal the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 at the press conference. Previous leaks and rumors have recommended that the next-generation 9.7-inch iPad will be readily available in space gray and feature Apple’s brand-new Touch ID system, like the just recently released iPhone Fives. The iPad 5 should likewise be thinner and lighter than its predecessor, and include an improved 64-bit A7X chip.

It’s vague if the iPad mini 2 will receive a Retina screen or Touch ID, but reports of the second-generation device being in brief supply at launch have been relentless. Some analysts and supply chain sources have actually even predicted that the iPad mini 2 won’t be conveniently offered till 2014.

We’ll not understand the official release date for either the iPad 5 or iPad mini 2 till completion of the event, however a November 1st release is most likely.