Jun 24, 2017 | Updated: 10:02 AM EDT

iPad Pro 2 To Feature Mind-Blowing Specs That Will Take On Surface Book

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The new 9.7' iPad Pro is displayed during an Apple special event at the Apple headquarters on March 21, 2016 in Cupertino, California.
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Latest update reveals that the upcoming iPad Pro 2 will be the biggest iPad with robust specs and would likely take on Surface Book. iPad Pro 2, which will be water resistant, is expected to be released this year by Apple. New reports suggest that the Cupertino-based company incorporate laptop-like specs into the upcoming tablet that includes the A10x chip, larger internal memory and bigger RAM.

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Though the developer is yet to reveal any official update with regards to the release date of the iPad Pro 2, it is anticipated that Apple will present a 10.5-inch and a 12.9-inch tablets in May or June this year, Donklephant reported. 

According to reports, the new iPad 2 Pro is also expected to make a progression from its predecessors considering the findings of an intelligence survey, which was conducted by a media channel. The findings indicate that the iPad users do not necessarily update their tablets every year and not more than 6 percent of the users renew their devices yearly while others may not bid for an annual upgrading. It is reported that Apple organized an extensive update for iPad pro series this year. the reports also state that the upcoming iPad Pro 2 will host a set of amazing hardware.

The hardware features will include the A10x processing chip to boost tablet efficiency. Another interesting report suggests that the iPad Pro 2 will be sold as a replacement to MacBook Air. The iPad Pro 2 is expected to be packed with amazing specs and features that will make the device stand out among it peers. It is been reported that the upcoming tablet would likely outshine competitors like Lenovo Yoga series and Surface Book.

In terms of major specs, the new iPad Pro 2 incorporates the Touch Bar highlight and super-thin bezels and it is reported that Apple designed the iPad Pro 2 for innovative people that need a device to enable them to finish their undertakings quickly. Other rumors suggest that Apple is working on adding better support for iPad Pro 2 for the Apple Pencil, which works with certain apps on the current iPad Pro models.

It is been rumored that the developer is working actively to incorporate water safe components in the upcoming iPad Pro 2. Industry analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that Apple will release three new iPads in 2017, which will include the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the iPad Pro 2 and a new 10.5-inch screen with no bezels and no home button.

Apple is said to have discovered a new feature in Xcode, a new frame counter used to develop iOSapps, which goes up to 120 instead of the previous 60 frames per second. According to PCadvisor, the iPad pro 2 would likely feature a 120Hz screen that offers a better experience with Apple Pencil and games. Previous reports suggest that iPad Pro 2 will feature faster display technology that will enable users to zoom and scroll smoothly.

It is reported that Apple is falling behind the opposition with regards to IP68 accreditation but it seems the tech giant will be the first to discard the headphone jack from a lead tablet. The developer is also rumored to unveil a small Pro model this year to supplement the two standard tablets.

The iPad Pro 2 is expected to be available in Rose Gold among other possible color variants. In terms of the rumored cost, the 32GB variant will be priced at £679 ($799), 128GB variant at £799 ($949) and 256GB variant at £919 ($1099).

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