iPad Pro 2017 News and Rumors
Apple is working on iPad Pro 2 and the rumors about this upcoming device are all over the place. People are so curious about what the flagship will be. Many expectations, new and rumors round up everywhere, but the only chance to see the truth about the device is on its release date. Just like the other upcoming flagship, within the waiting range is always be the most exciting time to make some speculations, predictions from collected news and rumors. This is what we want to share here to help you figure out what the iPad Pro 2017 will be by collecting several important iPad Pro 2017 News and Rumors.
News and Rumors of iPad Pro 2017 Models
Until the release date, iPad Pro 2017 news and rumors will be the most interesting topic to discuss. We will start with the first rumor about the planning of Apple to introduce three models of iPad Pro 2 in 2017. Based on the rumors, these three models are a 9.7-inch iPad Pro, a 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and a new mid-range model with a display that's somewhere between 10.1 and 10.9 inches. Especially for the 10-inch iPad Pro, it is rumored to feature an edge-to-edge nearly bezel-free display much like the iPhone 8, and it is also rumored that its actual body size will be identical to the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Considering this possibility, the rumors suggest the 10-inch iPad Pro will be replacing the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. It seems that the suggestion is not confirmed by Apple, since the company plans to keep the 9.7-inch iPad Pro around as a low-cost tablet option. Whereas the 10-inch model and 12.9-inch models will reportedly be the new flagship models, upgraded with faster A10X processors.
Meanwhile, the exact size of the iPad Pro 2 10-inch has not been figured out yet. There are many speculations about its size. The first prediction is made by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he is one of person who often reliably predicts Apple’s plans. He says that it will measure in at 10.5-inches. The other prediction by Japanese site Mac Otakara released two statement related with its size pointing towards both 10.9 and 10.1 inches. There is another prediction released by Barclays Research, it says that the 10-inch iPad will be 10.9 inches. We’ll see which prediction is confirmed when Apple finally unveil the device.
News and Rumors of iPad Pro 2017 Design
We love to see more about iPad Pro 2017 model and design, but unfortunately Apple doesn’t make many statements about it. But we still have some chances to see the design of iPad Pro 2017 design based on some available news and rumors. Based on the statement of Kuo, the 12.9-inch iPad and the 10.5-inch iPad will be positioned as “Pro” models with A10X processors. There is no clear statement yet about the 9.7-inch iPad which says that it will continue to be called as an iPad Pro. Kuo believes that it will have a lover-end A9X processor. While the other rumor which is mostly similar with this rumor from Japanese site Mac Otakara suggests the next-generation mid-size iPad Pro will be available in a size larger than 9.7 inches. Related with the design, Mac Otakara’s source suggest the iPad Pro will have a nearly bezel-free design with the same footprint as the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, but it could potentially be thicker. A top bezel will remain in place for the next design to provide space or a front-facing FaceTime camera. The other typical rumors from Barclays Research suggests Apple to debut a new bezel-free 10.9-inch model that will have a 10.9-inch display in a casing that is the same size as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Based on this rumor, iPad Pro 2 features like Touch ID and the camera would be built directly into the display.
News and Rumors of iPad Pro 2017 Specs
Meanwhile, to foresee the iPad Pro 2017 specs, it is rumored that all upcoming iPad Pro models could include features first introduced with the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, including a True Tone display that adapts to the lighting conditions in the environment, a 12-megapixel rear camera with True Tone flash, four speakers for surround sound, and Smart Connectors. The other rumor says that Quad microphones are also rumored to be included, and though Apple removed the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, it is expected that Apple will continue offering headphone jacks in its iPad Pro lineup.
We can’t see much about iPad Pro 2017 specs based on the round up rumors. Hopefully the expected specs of iPad Pro 2017 is totally revamped. We still have some rumors about iPad Pro 2017. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to enhance the iPad Pro with new hardware and software features that cater to professional users. It says that the new technology includes a faster display for smoother on-screen zooming, planning, and scrolling, and expanded iOS support for the Apple Pencil that will allow it to work in more areas. So far, iPad Pro 2017 news and rumors are still looking forward to see through the veiled mystery. The device is still a while away to its release date, so we need to be more patient to see all rumored to be confirmed officially. We will always update with the other newest news and rumors to give you more information about iPad Pro 2017.