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

While Apple has yet to announce a start to fourth-generation iPad Air sales, Walmart on Thursday began accepting orders for the new slate with deliveries set for Oct. 23.

iPad Air 4As of this writing, availability is limited to 64GB Wi-Fi models in Rose Gold and Space Gray, both of which are priced $40 below MSRP at $559. Whether additional variants will become available prior to launch is unclear.Interestingly, Walmart is quoting a ship-by date of Oct. 22, which as 9to5Mac notes, suggests wide availability on Oct. 23.

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