I've been pondering this for a while. The air 2 was arguably ahead of its time, so there is no pressing need to update the hardware with an 'Air 3'. However, Apple need to reinvigorate the iPad line somehow. So what about this line-up? 2015 iPad Air: The current iPad Air 2, perhaps with one minor feature upgrade like when the mini 3 simply gained Touch ID (maybe Force Touch). Also available as iPad Air Mini, with same specs. iPad Pro: Force Touch, A9 CPU, Advanced Stylus support, Multiple speakers, 3Gb RAM [insert your wish list here] etc etc etc Available with either 9.7 or 12.9 inch screen. Much like the the iPhone 6, the larger 'Plus' could sport a couple of enhanced features and UI tweaks. Apple could discontinue the Air 1 and Mini 2/3, really streamline the range. The 2015 Air could be priced in the 'last year's model' bracket and the Pro in the higher price bracket. And yes, I realise that (in the UK at least) iPad Pro Plus may sound a little too much like a caffeine enhanced version of the iPad.