Parts for Apple’s rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro will certainly start shipping in September, according to a J.P. Morgan financier memorandum obtained by Apple Insider. The deliveries will certainly result in ‘production of concerning 1 million devices each month this year,’ and also will include a ‘glass-film-film’ (GFF) touch panel structure rather than the glass-film (GF) panels found on the iPad Air as well as mini. Sharp and GIS will be handling the bulk of iPad Pro display orders from Apple.
The investor’s note additionally supports a comparable report published by the DigitTimes in August, which claimed Foxconn Grou would certainly be responsible for managing touch module fabrication, lamination, and also component assembly. The DigiTime also asserted that production of the iPad Pro would ramp up in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Apple is expected to reveal its new iPad at some time in October as well as begin delivery at some time soon after the official statement. Apple fans are expecting a reptile peek of the 12.9-inch gadget at Apple’s upcoming September 9th media occasion, however this is unlikey. Apple will most likely reveal both the iPad Pro and also fourth-generation iPad mini at a different event close to their launch days.
The iPad pro is rumored to feature stereo speakers, a USB-C port, NFC for coupling devices, Pressure Touch, a new cpu and boosted touch latency for much better stylus support.