Already long ago, the Internet rumors about the intention of Apple to release a tablet with a larger screen. It is anticipated that this device will get a screen with a diagonal of 12 or more inches and the name iPad Pro. Now a source in the supply chain Apple has confirmed this information.
According to the Taiwan resource Technews, the American manufacturer of computer electronics placed an order for the supply of a 12.9-inch display with a resolution of 2732×2048 pixels. As the main contractor selected the Japanese company Sharp, it will put the main volume for Apple LCD panels. On the second place manufacturer claimed Samsung and LG, and the first reportedly won. Samsung will play on the sidelines and will begin shipping displays only in September. Thus, the first batch of iPad Pro will come with a screen made by Sharp.
Previously in the code of IOS iOS 9 intended for Apple’s mobile devices, the developers found the reference to the image resolution of 2732×2048 pixels. This is more than existing gadgets company. Displays modern Apple tablets have pixel density of 264 ppi. The larger tablet will get increased resolution and will maintain the same pixel density. Given the already famous image resolution of 2732×2048 pixels and a pixel density of 264 PPI, it is possible to calculate the exact screen size of the iPad Pro – 12,93 inches.
Also in the beta iOS 9 there is a virtual keyboard designed specifically for the iPad Pro. To open Maxi-keyboard by selecting in the settings of the emulator device with a large screen and resolution. The most notable changes we can notice a new top of the fourth series of buttons with numbers and symbols, as well as the tab key (Tab) and switch to upper case (Caps Lock), located on habitual physical input devices.
According to preliminary data, the iPad Pro will get the Apple A9 processor, NFC chip, USB-C, the support Force Touch technology, wireless stylus and OS X El Capitan as the second software platform. The official presentation of the iPad Pro is expected in the third quarter or early fourth quarter.