Evidence found in the firmware.
The new models iPad Pro, you may receive the Face ID with landscape mode support. Confirmation found in the first beta version of iOS 12.1, which was released in the evening of 18 September. In the code also include reference to other new features tablets.
That Face ID on the iPad Pro can be used in horizontal mode, said Stephen Trouton Smith. In iOS 12.1 developer found program code which is responsible for system facial recognition user. He argues that landscape mode will require a different arrangement of sensors. In other words, iPhone X, iPhone Xs, Max Xs iPhone and iPhone Xr this function will not. Smartphone owners will be able to use Face ID in portrait mode only.
Trouton Smith also found other interesting features in iOS 12.1 for iPad Pro. According to him, in the firmware a lot of attention is paid to the connection of third-party displays. Adapter Lightning to HDMI devices will not be supported. This may indicate that Apple plans to switch to USB-C.
Rumors about the iPad Pro, no Home button, with a thin frame around the screen, system, Face ID, and a USB type-C appeared earlier this year. Probably Apple will present new tablets in October, although no official confirmation yet.