Apple is reportedly preparing a new 14.1-inch iPad Pro with an M2 chip and 16GB of base RAM. A kind of iPad Pro “Max” which would even further erase the gap with the MacBooks.
The keynote parenthesis closes and if we strongly advise you to discover our visit to Apple Park; the rumors are already returning. Mentioned during WWDC 2022 with the presentation of iPadOS 16, the iPad is more than ever a priority for the apple brand. This is all the more true when the tablet embeds an M1 chip and allows it to be more versatile. Indeed, the main novelties of this new version target the iPad Pro and Air equipped with this chip. Of new models should also appearwith a big surprise.
The iPad Pro would switch to the M2 chip, a 14-inch model in preparation?
According to information from leaker Majin Bu, Apple is in the process of ” a new 14.1-inch iPad M2 with 512 GB and 16 GB base memory ». He adds : ” the new M2 range should include a new 11-inch model with no major changes, a new 12.9-inch model with reduced edges, and this new 14.1-inch iPad”. This large tablet would therefore join the usual 11 and 12.9 inch versions.
According to my resource, Apple is developing a new 14.1-inch iPad M2 with 512GB and 16GB of base memory. The new M2 line is expected to include a new 11-inch model with no major changes, a new 12.9 model with reduced bezels and this new 14.1 iPad #Apple #AppleRumor
— Majin Bu (@MajinBuOfficial) June 8, 2022
Under the hood, this vintage would have the same chip as the latest MacBook Pro MacBook Air (read our grip). If the rumors are always to be taken with tweezers, this leaker is generally rather well informed of Apple’s plans. Several months before WWDC 2022, he revealed one of the features coming to iPad OS: Stage Manager.
Still according to Majin Bu, this very large iPad could to propose a maximum of 4 TB of storage. “I think the options [de stockage] available will be 512 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB and 4 TB. But that’s just my opinion”, he says. Regarding the unified memory, the manufacturer would not exceed 32 GB for technical reasons.
A launch before the end of the year… or in 2023?
It’s not not the first time that the arrival of a large iPad Pro is rumored. In 2021, Mark Gurman announced that a giant version of the iPad Pro was in preparation at Cupertino. Apple brand specialist and journalist for Bloomberg, he mentioned a 14 or 16 inch screen and a launch in 2023.
Apple’s calendar is not yet known, but the Californian giant will make material announcements before the end of the year. In addition to the iPhone 14, the firm must present the Apple Watch Series 8 and possible AirPods 2. The iPad Pro could find a place during a event next October or November. Remember that this new generation could benefit from MagSafe technology, in addition to hosting the M2 chip.
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