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We are expecting another new version of iPad pro with the latest “M2” chip, larger display, and 5G support this year, 2022. The new iPad is expected to have a “titanium-alloy” body, glass back, wireless charging through “MagSafe”, and many more. The release date is also not far off, likely to hit the market after September 2022. The price will also be affordable, expected by the experienced “leakers” like “Ross Young” and “Ming-Chi Kuo”. Let’s get to the details.
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Apple iPad Pro 2022: Look & Feel:
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Apple is expected to introduce “Glass-Back” in its upcoming iPad pro to feature the “Wireless-charging” through “MagSafe”, says Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Regarding the “Display”, Apple is expected to launch the “iPad Pro 2022” in two variants, a model with 11 inches display and another with 12.9 inches display.
The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is going to have the latest “Mini-LED” display, and it’s known as the “Liquid Retina XDR display”, permitting the “iPad-Pro” up to 1000 nits “Full-Screen” brightness, 1-million-to-1 contrast ratio, and 1600 nits of “peak-brightness”. The iPad-pro with a 12.9-inch display certainly rocks the market with its cutting-edge display technology.
But, the iPad pro with 11 inches display may not feature a “Mini-LED” display. Experts like “Ross Young” and “Ming-Chi-Kuo” say it’s most unlikely for Apple to implement “Mini-Display” in smaller “iPad Pro”. They are saying that it’s not going to be cost-effective as “Mini LED” is a much more expensive technology.
The “Look and Feel” is similar to its predecessor with slight modifications. I think iPad Pro 2022 will have “flat edges”, and a notch at the top of the display to house the “Face-ID” sensor and Front-Facing” camera. As per rumors, Apple may introduce rear “triple” lenses in the top right corner.
iPad Pro 2022: Processor Speed & storage capability:
Everyone expects Apple to implement its “M2” chip in the upcoming iPad pro. Though, it was expected to be implemented with the “Modified” MacBook Air. “M2”, with an 8-core CPU and the latest 4-nanometer fabrication process, is pretty much more technically advanced than the “M1” chip. So, the upcoming iPad Pro 2022 will be much faster than its predecessor.
All Apple analysts say Apple will maintain the same “storage” options for iPad Pro 2022 as the last year. So, we can expect the storage option will start from 128GB to 2 TB. Moreover, I think Apple may start with a 256GB storage option for its upcoming iPad Pro 2022 as all the new “MacBooks” starts from 256GB storage. So, it is pretty reasonable and makes sense for starting from the 256GB storage option.
iPad Pro 2022: Lenses and accessories
Apple may introduce rear “triple” lenses in its upcoming iPad pro. If this is true, the phone will offer a more technical advancement than its predecessor with two rear lenses. Also, there will be a LiDAR sensor, as per rumour. At the front, Apple may go for a 12MP resolution lens. Among the rear “triplet”. There will be a “main-sensor”, a “wide-sensor” and an “ultra-wide” sensor.
As per 9to5Mac, Apple is experimenting with introducing a larger battery.
At present, iPad Pro 2022 probably will be available in two colours, the space grey and silver. Later, Apple may go for more colour options for the iPad Pro.
Also, we can expect a “magic keyboard” and a stand, though I must say it’s a popular rumour.
iPad Pro 2022 may feature “Reverse Wireless Charging” which will allow “iPad pro” to charge other devices like iPhones and AirPods by attaching them to the back of the iPad.
Apple iPad Pro 2022 Release Date:
There is no official announcement we have found from Apple yet.
One of the most authentic sources, 9to5Mac says Apple may launch iPad Pro 2022 in the second half of the year, probably before October 2022. Also, it is rumored that Apple may plan to launch a redesigned “MacBook Air” alongside iPad Pro in 2022.
Another renowned analyst “Mark Gurman” of Bloomberg disagrees with “9to5Mac” about the release date. In “Power on Newsletter”, Mark has commented Apple may market its iPad Pro 2022 in November.
Well, we have to wait for a couple of months. It is certainly not a far way off.
Apple iPad Pro 2022: Price
As per “9to5Mac”, the price tag is expected to remain more or less the same as it was in 2021. We are guessing the price list will be somewhat like the following list.
iPad Pro 2022 with 12.9 inches display :
- 128GB storage option: $1099
- 256GB storage option: $1199
- 512GB storage option: $1399
- 1TB storage option: $1799
- 2TB storage option: $2199
iPad Pro 2022 with 11 inches display :
- 128GB storage option: $799
- 256GB storage option: $899
- 512GB storage option: $1099
- 1TB storage option: $1499
- 2TB storage option: $1899
Though the list is not the conclusion, it’s an educated guess as per our sources and tips from renowned leakers.
We are keeping track of all available information regarding iPad Pro 2022. We regularly update the article with the latest information. So, do not forget to get back for more info.
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