Upcoming 2018 iPad Pro Could Be 5.9mm Thick With No Headphone Jack

Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro may well be one of its thinnest units but, measuring in at simply 5.9mm thick, in accordance with main points shared by way of a leaker on Twitter who prior to now equipped correct main points at the iPhone XS and XR forward of release.

According to Twitter person CoinCoin, the approaching iPad Pro will measure in at simply 5.9mm, and because of its thinness, there might be no room for Apple to incorporate a headphone jack.

Of route no headphone jack at the upcoming new iPad. 5.9mm thickness is beautiful excellent regardless that.

— CoinCoin (@coiiiiiiiin) October 12, 2018



The 5.9mm estimate suits up with alleged iPad Pro dimensions shared the day before today on Slashleaks, which recommended the brand new iPad Pro would measure 5.86mm thick.


It may be in keeping with present iPad Pro measurements. The current 10.5-inch iPad Pro is 6.1mm thick, so it could make sense for a brand new style to be fairly thinner.

It’s most probably the 5.9mm estimate applies to the smaller of the two 2018 iPad Pro fashions that Apple is anticipated to introduce, which may well be someplace round 10.5 to 11 inches in dimension. Apple’s present 12.9-inch iPad Pro is thicker than the 10.5-inch model, measuring in at 6.9mm thick.

The iPad Pro dimensions shared on Slashleaks the day before today recommend the smaller iPad Pro might be 7 inches extensive (178.52mm) and 9.7 inches tall (247.64mm), whilst the bigger style might be 8.5 inches extensive (215mm) and 11 inches tall (280.66mm).


We’ve observed equivalent size estimates in previous rumors from Japanese website online Mac Otakara, suggesting the smaller iPad Pro will measure in at 247.5mm tall, 178.7mm extensive, and 6mm thick, whilst the bigger style will measure 280mm tall, 215mm extensive, and 6.4mm thick.


Comparatively, the present 10.5-inch iPad Pro measures in at 6.8 inches extensive (174.1mm) by way of 9.8 inches tall (250.6mm), whilst the 12.9-inch style measures in at 8.68 inches extensive (220.6mm) by way of 12 inches tall (305.7mm).

Bezels at the new capsules may measure in proper round 6mm on the best, backside, and aspects, with the 7.2mm size at the Slashleaks record in all probability regarding bezel thickness with facet button integrated.

Multiple prior rumors have certainly recommended that the next-generation iPad Pro fashions will characteristic slimmer bezels the entire method round, with the highest bezel housing a TrueDepth digicam gadget for Face ID. The backside bezel is slimmer than in current fashions as a result of Apple plans to take away the Home button.

Coming again to the prediction of no headphone jack, this is not the primary time we have now heard that rumor. Back in July, Mac Otakara additionally stated that the approaching iPad Pro fashions is not going to come with a headphone jack. iPhone fashions have no longer presented a headphone jack because the iPhone 7, with Apple as an alternative encouraging shoppers to make use of Bluetooth headphones just like the AirPods or Lightning-based answers.

The data shared on Slashleaks is most probably from a case maker and since it is supported with information got from different assets, it is moderately perhaps correct. Aside from the scale of the brand new iPad Pro fashions, the information additionally confirms the presence of a brand new Smart Connector behind the two capsules.


Other 2018 iPad Pro rumors recommend the tool will characteristic a USB-C port as an alternative of a Lightning port, a quicker A12X chip, and beef up for a second-generation Apple Pencil.

It’s no longer transparent when the brand new iPad Pro fashions might be introduced, however their debut is most probably coming quickly. We’re anticipating Apple to carry an match sooner or later in October, with the top of October having a look like probably the most possible possibility.

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