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iPad Pro: 5G support for 2021?

Apple

Posted: May 2, 2019
Updated: May 2, 2019

by Lucie

After’iPhone, the iPad Pro scheduled for 2021 will have 5G! In any case, this is what Ming-Chi Kuo, the financial analyst who presages the latest products, suggests. Apple. The famous touch pad would not change design but would come in several sizes.

It is therefore Qualcomm, and no Intel, which will provide 5G chips for future products Apple. After long disputes between the two companies over patents, Apple signs a check for nearly five billion dollars to the firm specializing in the design of mobile phone processors.

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On the program: provide the iPhone, but also the iPad, 5G antennas. Equipment that is a bit behind compared to iPhone, for reasons that remain unexplained. Waiting, Apple makes technical adjustments to the antennas of iPad 2020 version. The best reception of 4G will be thanks to the liquid crystal polymer, material of the component dedicated to 4G.

Just like the design, the size of the screens iPad Pro 5G version scheduled for 2021 would not change. 11 inch and 12.9 inch models therefore, but very connected models since Kuo predicts a tablet equipped with an LCP panel which would allow to remain constantly in network. Start of production: late 2019-early 2020.