The beefy one 12.9-inch iPad Pro may seem downright modest in the future. according to to 9to5Mac, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman asserts in its latest “Power On” newsletter that Apple explored iPads with even larger displays. All potential products are still in their infancy and could take at least “a few years” to be shipped if they continue. Still, it would be noteworthy that Apple would consider an expansion – it hasn’t ventured past 12.9 inches since launch Original iPad Pro in 2015.
A previous rumor from Gurman claims that the 2022 iPad Pro will receive a redesign with a glass back that could support wireless charging. However, the screen size is not expected to change.
A larger iPad could be risky. Many consider the current iPad Pro too big if it’s not attached to a keyboard, and a larger model could be a lot more unwieldy. And if some are complaining that iPadOS is not taking full advantage of the existing iPad hardware, the added visual remaster may not be much gain.
However, Apple may not be the only one thinking about size increases. Samsung is reputed in view of (if not actively developed) a 14.6-inch tablet that would easily outshine the 12.4-inch tablet Galaxy Tab S7. That doesn’t include occasional niche models like the existing ones Galaxy view Series. With an oversized iPad moving forward, fending off the competition can be just as important as anything else.
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