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The Chinese regulator has confirmed Apple’s plans to release in the near future a new iPad Pro 2018. Tablets have recently passed the certification and appeared in the database of the Ministry of industry and information technology of the PRC. Some IDs models we’ve seen in the past.
29 Sep three previously unknown devices Apple certified Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Technical characteristics were not disclosed. Only known model IDs: A1876, A1980 and A1992. Journalists also noticed the documentation for the controller a “Bluetooth device” index A2051. Perhaps this stylus Apple Pencil of the second generation.
Machines with model numbers A1876 and A1980 us are already familiar. Not so long ago they were certified by the Eurasian economic Commission. The appearance of new devices in the databases of multiple regulators and lack of updates of its iPad Pro since last year indicate that the announcement device in October — before the start of the traditional season of holiday sales.
It is expected that the new tablets Apple will lose their Home buttons and thick frames around the display, can see the owner in the face with Face ID, and support for external displays to output video in 4K HDR. In addition, instead of the standard Lightning port will appear USB-C and a Magnetic Connector.
On Thursday evening, Chinese insiders published realistic renders of the iPad Pro next generation. To see the images in this article. The announcement of the tablet will be held at the October presentation of Apple.