- The 10th generation iPad and iPad Pro (2022) are in the works
- These devices are said to feature Apple A14 Bionic and M2 chips, respectively
- Both devices are expected to launch in October
Apple is reportedly working on an affordable iPad and an M2 iPad Pro. A new leak on a South Korean blog has revealed the details in regards to the launch timeframe of these devices.
The affordable iPad is said to be the successor to the 9th generation iPad from last year, the iPad 10.2 (2021). Reports have revealed that it will be equipped with the Apple A14 Bionic chip and carry support for 5G connectivity. On the other hand, the iPad Pro 2021, which featured the M1 chip, is likely to be succeeded by the M2 chip-powered iPad Pro (2022).
New iPad and iPad Pro with M2 to debut in October
Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 14 series in September this year. According to the new leak, the 10th generation iPad and the iPad Pro (2022) will be announced in October. The leak mentions that the device will sport a thinner design. In fact, it will appear like a larger version of the iPad Mini (2021).
The leak states that the next-generation iPad will feature a bigger display than previous generations, a protruding rear camera setup, the A14 Bionic hip, 5G support, and a USB Type-C port. However, it will lack a 3.5mm audio jack. Shown above is a CAD render of the upcoming iPad (2022), which surfaced earlier this month. It reveals a Touch ID sensor on the front and a pill-shaped camera module on the back.
Rumours are rife that it could be equipped with a 10.5-inch or 10.9-inch display, carrying support for a resolution of 1,640 x 2,360 pixels. The device is likely to measure 248.62 x 179.50 x 6.98mm. To recall, the last year’s iPad featured a 10.2-inch display and measured 250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5mm. The tablet will most likely be available in WiFi-only and WiFi + cellular configurations.