The new 2018 Apple iPad is on its way with, the new entry-level edges that much closer to its premium siblings. Apple will look to redefine the iPad Proline — and justify its higher price — with a big-time update later this year, according to the rumors. And though Apple hasn’t announced anything officially, there’s buzz about new Pro models surfacing at , scheduled to kick off in San Jose on June 4.
What’s new and noteworthy with:
- Powered by A10 processor, which powers the iPhone 7.
- Starting price are same as the previous ones.
- Discount of $30 for schools.
- Same dimensions and designs as 2017 iPad.
- Comes with the Apple’s stylus, the pencil, which costs $99.
That new 2018 iPad replaces the similar entry-levelthat debuted in March 2017. The line is filled out by gorgeous and 12.9-inch iPad Pros that were released in June, as well as the diminutive , which lives on despite its aging A8 processor.
Rumor of Face ID
When Apple debuted a handful of innovative features on the iPhone X last November, it was sure that, some of the features would migrate to the iPad lineup. The phone’s facial recognition system,, may indeed find its way into future iPads. Apple will add the TrueDepth camera array that powers Face ID to iPad Pro models in 2018.
Rumor of Home Button
Once Face ID comes to the iPad, it opens the door for Apple to eliminate the tablet’s home button and Touch ID. And that, in turn, allows for some design optimizations, including slimmer edges on the top and bottom of the device.