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Rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro said to feature A8X chip w/ enhanced performance

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Rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro said to feature A8X chip w/ enhanced performance

While recent reports have pegged Apple’s rumored bigger show tablet for debut early subsequent yr, a brand new report from Asian website (by way of GforGames) claims the rumored 12.9-inch iPad will run on an “enhanced model” of the A8 chip launched with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

According to the location, the iPad Pro, an unofficial identify given to the anticipated bigger mannequin, will depend on a brand new A8X chip to energy the most important iOS gadget but. Although the subsequent-era iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina show are each anticipated to embrace the identical processor because the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has launched greater performance variations of its chips prior to now with the iPad in thoughts.

Apple beforehand included modified variations of its A-collection processors beginning with the iPad 3’s A5x and iPad 4’s A6X, which boasted improved CPU performance and larger graphics performance than the usual variants of every chip.

In the case of the iPad mini, iPad Air, and iPad mini with Retina show, nevertheless, Apple has included almost the identical variations of A-collection processors discovered within the iPhone lineup.’s report echoes earlier claims that the iPad Air 2 will feature the A8 chip with 2GB of RAM, twice that of some other iOS gadget but, whereas new iPad mini with Retina show fashions might come later. The new tablets are anticipated to feature Touch ID and improved cameras as nicely.

Reports as recently as earlier this week have reiterated these claims. The subsequent-era iPad Air is predicted to be launched in October, whereas each the smaller and bigger variations may even see launches early subsequent yr.


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