Last year Apple had released two new iPads, a 10.5-inch, and a 12.9-inch iPad. The had also launched a 9.7-inch in March this year. Now the rumor is suggesting that Apple is planning to release a new iPad Pro as Modern iPad later this year, according to One Angry Gamer.
Before Apple’s WWDC 2018 event it was also expected that the company will announce a new iPad. Unfortunately, the company didn’t make any announcement regarding an iPad. At WWDC 2018 Apple only focused on its new OS iOS 12 during this event.
New iPad Pro as Modern iPad
According to the source, the new iOS 12 beta-1 hinted that new iPad interface would be similar to the iPhone X. Apple new iPad Pro will come with upcoming iOS 12. For navigation, the Modern iPad will include iPhone X like navigation such as swipe up to go to Home screen and swipe down to see Control Center. The navigation features also hint that the company will remove the Home button from the upcoming one or two iPads.
According to 9-to-5 Mac, former security analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated that the new iPad Pro in the second half of 2018 may come with Face ID. If Kuo’s prediction goes correct, then we can expect a redesign iPad for the upcoming September event.
The new Apple’s “Modern iPad” will come with an edge-to-edge screen, Face ID, TrueDepth Camera for Animoji and Face ID. The new iOS 12 will also bring AvatarKit.
On the other hand, Patently Apple spots a dual display patent by Apple. According to the Patent image, the Dual Display is for the iPad or Mac. So, some believe there is also a possibility for a second display iPad. The second screen would be used as a touchpad-style keyboard. Some others also suggest that it could be used for the MacBook in the future.
The iPad Pro will come as smaller one with 10.5 inches display and the larger one with 12.9-inches display. There’ll be no wireless charging support. The upcoming iPad is expected to come with either an A10X processor or A11 processor.