When the brand new iPad Professional 2022 fashions didn’t launch alongside the iPhone 14 household (opens in new tab) earlier this month, each man and his canine began to foretell we might see the brand new fashions launched in October, as a substitute. Certainly, this seems very probably and we expect see up to date 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Professional fashions, which we predict will substitute the present Professional-grade iPad generations (opens in new tab) subsequent month. Right here’s every thing we learn about them thus far…
New M2 chip
Excitingly, Apple is alleged to have upgraded this 12 months’s iPad Professional fashions to upgraded to the most recent M2 processor – the identical CPU because the M1 however boasting extra GPU cores and velocity enhancements. The 2 Professional fashions are additionally stated to come back with mini-LED screens (beforehand unique to the 12.9-inch mannequin), in line with Mark Gurman at Bloomberg (opens in new tab), who’s revered tipster. This data can be corroborated by Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with an excellent observe file for Apple intel, (by way of iMore), making it much more prone to be true.
A number of sources are claiming that the iPad Professional 2022 fashions will undertake MagSafe, which permits connection, by way of magnets, to clip-on peripherals like magnetic chargers, stands and instances.
Again in June, a Bloomberg report stated that in addition to MagSafe, we might see the pill with a glass again and supporting each wi-fi and reverse wi-fi charging. We aren’t 100% certain on this one however it’s doable, or it might maybe characteristic a partial glass again.
In addition to MagSafe charging to match the iPhones, it’s anticipated that the iPad Professional 2022 fashions will even characteristic a greater battery life, which shall be welcome.
Probably the most reasonably priced iPad within the vary, the ten.2-inch non-Professional mannequin is anticipated to be upgraded arguably greater than the Professional fashions. Moderately than a Lightning port, it’s stated to have a USB-C, which can take it on-line with the opposite Apple iPads. In keeping with rumor, display dimension might enhance to 10.5 inches or 10.9 inches and get a lift in decision. It received’t see the M2 chip just like the Professional fashions however it’s anticipated to get an improve to the A14 Bionic chip.
Once more in line with Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, (by way of his Energy On publication) each yet-to-be introduced iPad Professional fashions are prone to be launched, with different remaining 2022 merchandise, “by way of press releases, updates to its web site and briefings with choose members of the press” quite than a digital launch occasion.
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