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Apple's new iPad Pro generation must wait - no announcement expected today

Apple's new iPad Pro generation must wait - no announcement expected today
While it was definitely shocking to learn the final names of Apple’s three new iPhones, as well as all their storage configurations and previously unknown details about Apple Watch Series 4 sizes hours before the actual launch event, possibly the most surprising last-minute revelation is what’s not coming. At least not yet.

According to code builder and code breaker Steve Troughton-Smith over on Twitter, there’s “very clearly” no iPad Pro refresh scheduled for an announcement later today. That’s because there was not a single mention of a new iOS tablet anywhere to be found in the latest batch of files carelessly and prematurely leaked by none other than Apple.

It appears this event will be all about the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and iPhone Xr, as well as a revised Apple Watch family and “some new Watch bands.” Not even the long-awaited AirPower wireless charging pad is guaranteed to see daylight in a few hours, although Apple might be treating accessories differently in their commercial release preparations.

Of course, it’s already been way too long since Cupertino last refreshed its iPad Pro lineup, which probably means a different announcement event will go down later this fall. Perhaps that drastic redesign, Touch ID replacement with Face ID technology, and bezel-reducing operation are proving trickier than anticipated. Or maybe Apple feels the oft-rumored two new iPad Pros simply deserve their own glamorous shindig. Either way, you now know exactly what to expect from the “Gather Round” event kicking off at 10 a.m. PDT today.

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5 Comments

kEaNu

Posts: 28; Member since: May 10, 2018

No way

MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

I was hoping to get it too with iphone Xs Max and series 4. Anyway, it’ll be announced this October.

CreeDiddy

Posts: 1976; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Sucks!!! One big reason is due to the more powerful A12X chipset...That's why!!! GB scores may reach 5500/20000. That's why they want to wait until the A12 releases.

daveydog

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

I thought it was ridiculous to expect them to release so many things at once.

japkoslav

Posts: 1195; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

So many things :-D Same phone with 3 sizes :-D

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