iPad Pro 2021 will be released next week as soon as possible

In March 2020, Apple launched the highest-end iPad Pro 2020 in the iPad product line, available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch versions, equipped with A12Z bionic chip, the phrase “your next computer, why is it a computer” slogan It is also fresh in the memory. After a lapse of a year, foreign media broke the news that the latest generation of iPad Pro will be released within this month. Let us look ahead and see what upgrades the new version of iPad Pro will bring.

First of all, in terms of appearance, the new iPad Pro has not changed much. It still adopts a flat middle frame + rear camera square module design, but the number of speaker openings on both sides has been reduced, and the position of the speaker holes has also changed. There is also an antenna strip with the top frame of the fuselage removed. In addition to the color of the product, in addition to the original gray and silver, the new model also adds two new colors of gold and blue.

The chip on the 2021 iPad Pro will be upgraded from the A12Z Bionic to the new A14X Bionic. It is manufactured based on the 5nm process technology. The name of the chip previously appeared in the iOS 14.5 code. It is an enhanced version of the A14 Bionic chip. The code name is exactly the same as the M1 chip, and it is likely to be comparable in terms of performance.

According to the currently exposed iPad Pro 2021 model, the iPad Pro is still available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch versions, and a new 7.9-inch iPad mini will be released together.

In terms of screens, it has been reported that the iPad Pro is facing capacity issues in order to upgrade the latest mini-LED, and the release may be postponed. However, according to the latest news from Bloomberg, it has been confirmed that Apple will launch a new generation of iPad Pro this month. Although the supply of mini-LED screens is scarce, the equipment will still go on sale normally.

At the same time, the report also mentioned that after the new iPad Pro is released this month, the delivery time of the high-end version with mini-LED screen may be delayed by a few days or weeks. According to sources, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro has confirmed that it will upgrade the mini-LED, and the 11-inch version will still have an LCD screen.

Although mini-LED is still an LCD panel in essence, its characteristic is that it has been upgraded from a traditional LCD area matrix backlight to a dot matrix backlight, which means that it can achieve higher brightness like OLED screens widely used in smart phones. , Pure black, effectively improve contrast, reduce power consumption, but it has higher brightness and contrast, is considered to be one of the most important upgrade points of the iPad Pro this time.

The 2020 iPad Pro is the first Apple product to launch a LiDAR lidar scanner. The latest model still uses a combination of dual rear cameras + flash unit + LiDAR, but the thickness of the rear camera module is slightly reduced. At the same time, the camera will be upgraded to adopt similar lenses and technologies to the iPhone 12 series, and may also add support for Smart HDR 3, ProRAW and Dolby Vision recording technologies.

Regarding the LTE version, the 2021 iPad Pro may be the first iPad to support 5G, equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 baseband. At the same time, it will also support the Thunderbolt interface consistent with the current M1 MacBook, bringing faster data transmission speed and external display connectivity.

In addition to hardware upgrades, the new iPad Pro will also launch a new iPadOS 14.5 system. This version strengthens the protection of user privacy, adds 3 voices to Siri, and more than 200 emoji expressions, supporting PS5/ Xbox Series X handles, etc.

The last time is the release time. The news expert Jon Prosser also revealed that Apple’s direct-sale stores have already begun preparations for the launch of new products next week. However, Bloomberg pointed out that due to the impact of the current epidemic, this new product will still be released in the form of press releases and direct listings on the official website. It is said that Apple TV, iPad mini 6, AirTags, etc. will be released immediately, and I hope to see them as soon as possible or even on the same day.