With great anticipation, Apple fans await the official unveiling of the new iPad Pro (2018). The network is already eagerly speculating and revealing details about the upcoming Apple tablet.
Apple tempts tablet fans to the torture. The expected announcement of the iPad Pro (2018) on the past keynote was missing – to the surprise of many experts. When the manufacturer with official details to the successor of the iPad Pro 12.9 and the iPad Pro 10.5 release dates, remains unclear. Insiders reckon with a revelation later this October. From unofficial channels, meanwhile, tangible key data for the iPad Pro has been publicized for quite some time.
iPad Pro 2018: It does not matter to the size, …
… but on the weight. The iPad Pro seems to be 5.9 mm deep. That’s pretty slim. For comparison, the iPad 2017 is 7.5 mm thick, the iPad Pro 10.5 proud 7.6 mm, the iPad Pro 12.9 at least 6.9 mm and the iPad 9.7 Pro still 6.1 mm. Thus, the new iPad Pro 2018 would be not only thinner than the previous tablet versions, but also as the newly hatched mobile phone models iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max (both 7.7 mm) and iPhone XR (8.3 mm). To achieve that, the battery has to make room. Great for anyone who wants to read in the future without leaden arms an eBook . Stupid for anyone who wants to watch a series on the go: A headphone jack should not exist. The solution would Bluetooth headphones are loud. The rumors come from anyone: According to MacRumors was Twitter users CoinCoin already on iPhone XS and iPhone XR before publication with some information just right.
iPad Pro 2018: Face ID in landscape mode
In addition to two Wi-Fi models in the sizes 10.5 and 12.9 inches both variants appear in two LTE versions. The review of a trade magazine confirmed previous rumors about a display without side edges and the abandonment of a physical home button. Unlike the current iPhone Apple renounces the iPad Pro (2018) on the notch as designated display recess. Despite the narrow edges, the camera system should find its place. According to the latest report, the Face ID called face recognition also works in landscape mode, the so-called landscape mode. Corresponding instructions had previously made the rounds in the network. Mac and iOS developer Guilherme Rambo first discovered Face ID in June 2018, such as Show screenshots on Twitter. The developer Steve Troughton-Smith speculated that in iOS 12 is an adapted to the iPad version of the software “AvatarKit”. Restriction: According to the report, Face ID setup will only work in portrait vertical mode. Also exciting: Insider circles reveal that it can be read on the basis of leaked model numbers about that Apple brings eight versions of the iPad Pro at the start.
iPad Pro 2018: 4K videos on external screen
If the information proves to be correct, the new iPad Pro will output videos in 4K resolution and with HDR support to external displays – a USB-C port makes it possible. The analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted this in a personal assessment, Picture settings are made via a new tab in the iPad settings. There you set about resolution and brightness. The iPad Pro (2018) should also have a new magnetic connector for peripherals such as keyboards. Parallel to the new tablet Apple brings according to report also a fresh version of the Apple Pencil on the market. The should connect automatically when approaching the iPad with this. So a change between several devices should be possible without always having to manually establish a new connection. Whether the current Apple Pencil on the new iPad Pro works, is not known.
iPad Pro 2018: When does the tablet come?
There is increasing evidence of a timely presentation of the new iPad Pro version – the newly released beta of iOS 12.1 should contain a clear hint : According to 9to5Macemerges in the program lines of the setup app, among other things, the name “iPad 2018 case” – So: iPad 2018 Autumn. Exciting, because in iOS 12 are listed next to the older Apple devices exclusively the new iPhones.
Apple iPad Pro 2018: Larger display?
Without the home button, more space is available at the bottom of the device – so there are rumors that Apple is zooming in on the screen. However, according to a Chinese report, only the smaller 10.5-inch model, which will offer an 11-inch screen in the future; the display of the larger model continues to measure 12.9 inches. If the screen size remains the same, the Apple potentially enables the case to be downsized. The bad news: The new iPad Pro probably offer no OLED, but like the predecessor only an LCD panel.
iPad Pro 2018: processor and dual camera
The processor is probably no surprise: As with the predecessor, Apple probably uses a revised version of the chip from the Apple iPhone 8 or iPhone X. What memory the group from Cupertino donated his 2018er tablet is as uncertain as the camera. Media consider it possible that Apple installed the dual lens of the iPhone X.
Apple iPad Pro 2018: Prices and Availability
When Apple introduces the new iPad Pro is still unclear. Probably a presentation will take place in the context of a special event at the end of October 2018. There is no secured information regarding the prices of the new iPad Pro models. It can be assumed that Apple is based on the current models: the smaller 10.5 or 11 inches measuring model may therefore be from $799, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro from $899.