Despite reports that Apple is working on a new iPad Pro with a new form factor to be released in early 2023, Apple still plans to update its existing 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models later this year, based on from comments from well connected Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman.


Last week, Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) analyst Ross Young claimed that Apple is developing a new 14.1-inch iPad Pro with a mini-LED display and ProMotion, which is likely to hit the market early next year. Young’s claim of a 14.1-inch iPad Pro was confirmed by “Majin Bu,But the hit-and-miss Twitter leaker also suggested new ‌iPad Pros could be unveiled at an Apple event later this year, leaving it unclear which models the leaker expected to debut.

Gurman’s latest comments add some clarity to Apple’s plans for its iPad Pro lineup and the launch times of its upcoming devices. In the Q&A section of his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman said he expects Apple to update its existing iPad Pros in September or October with “M2 chips, wireless charging, and camera system upgrades.”

Last year, Gurman revealed that Apple was exploring iPads with larger screens, but warned they were unlikely to arrive before 2023, as Apple’s focus was still on bringing a redesigned iPad Pro to market “in the US.” current sizes” for 2022.

In addition to the upgrades mentioned above, Majin Bu has claimed that Apple’s updated 12.9-inch model will also have smaller bezels around the display, but this isn’t something we’ve heard from other sources. Check out our special recap for all the details on what to expect from Apple’s 2022 iPad Pro.

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