The oft-rumored 12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’ is anticipated to introduce after mid-November as overseas maker Foxconn prepares to begin supplying components for the large-sized tablet computer in late September, baseding on the sometimes-reliable Taiwanese blog DigiTimes. Apple reportedly continues to be careful regarding positioning orders for the ‘iPad Pro’ from distributors because of decreasing iPad sales and damaging need in the general tablet computer market.
apple12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’ dummy version originally shared in February 2015
DigiTimes has a hit-and-miss performance history reporting on Apple’s upcoming item plans, so this most current rumor must be treated with a typical grain of salt. Nevertheless, the rumor is consistent with previous records that extensively expect the ‘iPad Pro’ to launch in the 2nd fifty percent of this year. Apple has additionally historically revealed brand-new iPad designs in October, which could associate a launch around mid-November.
Last month, Taiwanese iOS programmer Hiraku Wang discussed iOS 9 beta code that suggests the 12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’ could have a 2,732 × 2,048 display screen at 264 PPI, the same pixel thickness as the third-generation iPad via iPad Air 2. iPhone designer Steven Troughton-Smith likewise found that the new iPad keyboard on iOS 9 beta is capable of scaling to a bigger dimension with rearranged tricks, offering more evidence that Apple can be preparing to launch a larger-sized tablet in the close to future.
apple iphoneUIKeyboard view on iOS 9 scales to a larger iPad size (Image: Twitter/Steve T-S)
The pro-level tablet is also rumored to showcase a 12.9-inch flexible screen with boosted pressure sensitivity, built-in NFC chip, Pressure Touch, USB-C port as well as possibly a pressure-sensitive Bluetooth stylus. The tablet computer would certainly additionally likely have an A9 processor chip with 2GB of RAM and also Touch ID.
A related DigiTimes report asserts that China-based white-box tablet computer manufacturers are preparing to maximize the ‘iPad Pro’ launch as well as seasonal buying trends by releasing tablet computers in the 10-inch to 15-inch variety throughout the 2nd fifty percent of 2015. The tablet manufacturers are claimed to be sourcing elements from Taiwan-based touch controller IC makers consisting of ITE Technology, Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) as well as ILi Modern technology (Ilitek).