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KGI: Apple likely to unveil a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and iPhone Speaker in June at WWDC

At the next WWDC Apple will unveil not only the software – iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. With a high probability in the framework of the worldwide developers conference will announce hardware Corporation new development – “smart” speakers Siri Speaker and tablet with 10.5-inch iPad Pro.

In addition to the 9.7-inch iPad (2017), Apple this year will release another tablet with a larger screen diagonal of 10.5 inches. This was reported on Saturday KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, citing several anonymous sources. First rumors about the 10.5-inch iPad Pro appeared online in November of last year.

A feature of the new tablet will be “frameless” design. Presumably, price of 10.5-inch iPad Pro will be higher than the standard models. The initial cost is not yet announced models will be $799 — $470 more than the price of the most affordable version of the new iPad.

Apple’s revenue from the iPad in the first quarter of the new fiscal year fell by 19%. However, despite this, CEO Tim cook said: “I’m still very optimistic about how we can develop the product.”

Previously, the network got the photo, which was launched in stock from case manufacturer Urban Armor Gear. The picture shows that in addition to the 9.7 – and 12.9-inch version is planned and the release of the iPad Pro with a screen diagonal of 10.5 inches, and as the release date of accessories announced Jun. Thus, it is reasonable to expect that the new iPad will indeed be presented in the framework of the WWDC 2017.

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As for Siri Speaker, we are talking about the “smart” column with voice control. “Apple” giant intends to release a competitor “listening” speakers Amazon Echo and Google Home.

WWDC, the annual developers conference, will be held 5-9 June. Forecasts Kuo regarding Apple news very often been right, but this time, the analyst noted that “smart” column will be shown with a probability of 50%, and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro – with a probability of 70%. The first will go on sale in the second half of the year, and the tablet will be available starting next month.

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