Apple has already done away with the headphone jack on its iPhones and now it would appear that the company has similar plans for the 2018 iPad Pro tablets. The company is rumored to ditch the headphone jack on this years tablets
We have been hearing rumors about the new iPad Pro models for some time, the tablets are expected to come with Apple’s Face ID and get a new design.
In a new report from Mac Otakara, Apple will apparently use a smaller form factor for this years iPad Pro models, although the display sizes will remain the same, the 10.5 inch model is rumored to measure 247.5mm tall, 178.7mm wide, and 6mm. The current 10.5 inch model measures 250.6mm x 174.1mm x 6.1mm.
The new 12.9 inch iPad Pro will apparently measure 280mm tall, 215mm wide, and 6.4mm thick, the existing device measures 305.7mm x 220.6mm x 6.9mm. We also heard rumors previously that the new 2018 iPad Pro models will ditch the home button like the iPhone X, the tablets may also come with a notch at the top of the display.
It is not clear as yet on when Apple will launch these new tablets, they could possibly launch at the iPhone X event in September or possibly at a separate event later on, as soon as we get some more detail, we will let you guys know.
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