Apple is anticipated to replace its entry-level 10.2-inch iPad later this yr and newly leaked renders supply a take a look at what to count on.
The Tenth-generation iPad may characteristic a design nearer to that of the most recent iPad mini, with flat edges, a rear digicam bump, quad audio system, and extra, in accordance to renders of the alleged machine obtained by MySmartPrice from a case maker.
The report additionally reiterates earlier rumors concerning the Tenth-generation iPad, together with a bigger show, a USB-C port, A14 Bionic chip, 5G help, and extra.
Primarily based on the renders, the Tenth-generation iPad’s chassis would have rounded corners, however the show would stick to squared off corners. This much less premium design could be appropriate for the entry-level iPad, which at present begins at $329. Given the redesign, nevertheless, it’s doable the Tenth-generation iPad will see a slight value enhance.
The renders recommend that the Tenth-generation iPad will stick to a Contact ID residence button and thicker high and backside bezels surrounding the show, whereas all different iPad fashions have switched to both Face ID or a Contact ID energy button with thinner bezels. A single lens is anticipated for each the entrance and rear cameras.
MySmartPrice claims the rear digicam’s pill-shaped housing will embrace an LED flash, however the small gap proven within the renders may very well be a microphone as a substitute.
Dimensions for the Tenth-generation iPad might be 248.62mm (peak) x 179.50mm (width) x 6.98mm (depth), in accordance to the report. This might make the Tenth-generation iPad barely wider however barely thinner than the Ninth-generation iPad.
Apple is anticipated to announce the Tenth-generation iPad alongside new iPad Professional fashions with the M2 chip later this yr. Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman not too long ago reported that Apple plans to launch iPadOS 16 to the general public in October, so maybe the Tenth-generation iPad and new iPad Professional fashions might be unveiled in October as nicely.
Apple launched the Ninth-generation iPad in September 2021, with key options together with a ten.2-inch show, an A13 Bionic chip, an upgraded 12-megapixel entrance digicam with help for the Middle Stage characteristic, True Tone, double the bottom storage, and extra.