Apple may be looking at iPad sizes that are larger than the 12.9 inch larger size than the Apple The tablet is currently available in. According to a Bloomberg newsletter, the Cupertino-based giant is considering future iPad models with a larger screen. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, in the first installment of the “Power On” newsletter, said the size change is at least in a few years, if it happens. It comes at a time when Apple is already planning an iPad redesign for 2022.
Gurman said the larger iPad screens could further blur the line between iPad and MacBook. He said he was working on the iPad running on iPadOS 15 beta and with productivity options on the iPad increasing from time to time, the boundaries between iPad and MacBook are blurring further. With the increase in productivity, the demand for a larger screen on the iPad is also increasing in order to facilitate multitasking. Bloomberg says Apple is already considering a redesign for the iPad Pro Next year. He says the redesign will include a new chassis with a rear glass back. This would bring wireless charging to the iPad for the first time. The redesigned iPad Pro can also benefit from reverse wireless charging.
Apple launched this year’s iPad Pro models in April, at the company’s Spring Loaded event. The new iPad Pro comes in two sizes – 11 inches and 12.9 inches and is powered by Apple’s M1 silicon chipset. The latest Apple iPad Pro also comes with a mini LED display which Apple calls an XDR display.
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