How does Apple Pro put on iPad Pro? According to rumors we will soon find out.
When the company debuted the lastin March, it was added that occurred between the gap between the input tablet and its Pro sibling. The base iPad now starts at $ 329 (£ 31
Currently, Pro models still retain exclusive rights to the parent Retina display and Smart Connector, which allows you to add a keyboard. But a choir of pundits and supply chain sources now suggests that Apple will look to redefine the iPad Pro line – and justify its higher price – with a major update by the end of 2018.
Although Apple has not announced anything officially ( or responded to repeated inquiries), there is growing buzz about new Pro models that extend later this year. Here's what we've heard so far.
Editor's Note: This post was originally published March 21, 2018, and will continue to be updated with news and rumors on the 2018 iPad Series.
The rumor: A new iPad Pro this fall
Bloomberg has reported that Apple prefers at least one new iPad Pro in the second half of 2018, although we expect to see updates of both 10.5-inch and 12.9- inch models. When Apple failed to show new hardware at itsDeveloper Conference in June, speculation spread immediately to the September-October timeframe as the next best opportunity for a debut.
There are precedents. Apple could bring a new iPad Pro along withwe expect to see in September. for example debuted in September 2015 along with this year's iPhones. Or it may happen a few weeks later; and were both introduced in a standalone Mac / iPad event in October 2014. (Yes, November is also an option, but Apple has never debuted a new one iPad in December.)
Rumors: With Design Signals From iPhone X
Mac Otakara and 9to5Mac report that the forthcoming iPad Pros will benefit from a major redesign and integrate more new features that were first shown on iPhone X last year. An iPad battery usage icon found in Apple's iOS 12 beta indicates that the upcoming models will look a little different – without home buttons, slimmer frames, rounded corners, and a larger screen. And iPhone Xs rounded corners can also find their way to the next iPad Pro, according to 9to5Mac.com.
The Rumor: Face ID Comes
These icons also show no hack – despite reports from Bloomberg that the iPhone X Face Detection System,can find its way into future iPads. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has also suggested that the TrueDepth camera comes in this next generation. And the thought is that the iPad would probably bezel real estate that Apple could implement the technology without the kind of notch found on iPhone X.
Rumor: 3.5mm Headphone Connector Goes Off
Mac Otakara reports that the upcoming iPad Pro – least 10.5-inch model – will dispense with the traditional headphone jack for Apple's own lightning connector .
Rumor: Faster Charging
DigiTimes has reported that the next iPad Pro comes with an 18-watt USB-C power adapter. The current generation of Pro models now supports 18-watt specification, which can reduce charging time by 50 percent, but Apple sends them with a 10-12-watt adapter.
Do not expect iPhone-style wireless charging, though. Nobody seriously expects the metallic back panel of iPad to go away, preventing more or less inductive charging.
Probably: Performance bumps
The new iPad entry is powered by the A10 processor in the 2016s, and is only a half step behind the iPad Pros, which runs the A10X. But considering that 2017 iPhones are running A11, and the expected 2018 iPhones want an A12, it's only sensible that newer iPad Pros want an A11 or A11X, at least. Bloomberg suggested in November that the next iPads would have faster processors and GPUs, which have become a key component in almost all upgrade cycles.
Rumor: Probably No OLED Screen
An iPhone X feature that is not possible to pop up in an iPad at any time in 2018 is an OLED screen, according to Bloomberg. Not because Apple will not use them. It is that vendors simply do not have the bandwidth to produce them in size and price in the massive numbers required to handle Apple's massive market. (It's the same reason that laptops with OLED monitors are still few and far between.)
Rumor: Peace Out, iPad Mini
Talking about iPhone: With September's iPhone line– possibly a 6.5-inch model – it feels like the iPad Mini line just no further world. Aside from a smaller storage capacity upgrade in June 2017, the current Mini 4, with its 7.9-inch display, has not been updated since its introduction in 2015. But it's more expensive than 9.7-inch iPad because Apple sells only 128 GB version. Due to the fact that provides significantly more – that is, a larger display, pencil support and better performance – at a lower price, it's hard to imagine that much demand remains for the Mini.
: Apple did not forget iPad with iOS 12.
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