iPad Mini 5 is rumored to be rebranded with a new name iPad Pro Mini. Apple Inc. is rumored to be setting a new plan of releasing the iPad Mini 5 or the iPad Pro Mini on March 2017 event. It is expected that the device will be launched with other Apple devices that are lined-up for the March event of 2017.

According to University Herald, it is reported that Apple will refresh its iPad line-up and the iPad Mini 5 is expected to be renamed as iPad Pro Mini. The release of this device is based on the previous release of its predecessor iPad Mini 4, as the iPad Mini 4 was launched in the September event of 2015.

Since then, it has been a long time and Apple iPad enthusiasts were expecting the device together with iPhone 7. But unfortunately, no words were mentioned in the launch event on iPad Mini 5 or the iPad Pro Mini.

It is reported that the iPad Pro Mini or iPad Mini 5 will serve as an entry level line-up's for the next year iPad releases. iPad Pro Mini or the iPad Mini 5 is expected to feature an A9 chipset and at least a 3GB of RAM. It will also be equipped with an M9 motion coprocessor.

The iPad Mini 5 or the iPad Pro Mini is rumored to have a thickness of 5m, encased in 7000-series aluminum chassis with dust-resistant and water-resistant features. The device is expected to have an 8MP camera at the back and 1.2MP camera in the front.

According to the TechAdvisor UK, iPad Pro Mini or iPad Mini 5 could be priced based on the storage options, as in 32GB iPad Mini 5 could cost £379  for the Wi-Fi only, £499 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + 4G model, £469 for the 128GB Wi-Fi only model and £589 for the 128GB Wi-Fi + 4G version.

However, information on the so called iPad Mini 5 or iPad Pro Mini remains unclear and the iPad enthusiasts are waiting for confirmation of these rumors from Apple Inc.