Apple's 2018 iPad Pro will be Smaller and no Headphone Jack

New reports that have detailed Apple’s plans for new bezel-less iPad Pro models set to arrive later this year, The latest reports from Macotakara say that upcoming iPad Pro devices from Apple will have slightly smaller bodies, a relocated smart connector, and no headphone jack.

The models of 10.5-and the 12.9-inch display will be shrinking certain of their dimensions as well, the same report claims, coming from the Japanese website Macotakara.


The 10.5-inch model will go from 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 millimeters to 247.5 x 178.7 x 6, according to Japanese site Macotakara. The 12.9-inch device will allegedly switch from 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 millimeters to 280 x 215 x 6.4.


These dimensions line up with rumors suggesting Apple plans to introduce a full redesign with the 2018 iPad Pro models, slimming down the bezels much like it did with the iPhone X.

This report does raise a lot of questions about Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro lineup. The lack of landscape support in Face ID, a repositioned Smart Connector, The new 12.9-inch and 11-inch iPad Pros are expected to become official in the second week of September at Apple’s annual fall event.
Source: macrumors

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