The Apple is planning to launch upcoming iPad Pro model on March 15. A new report claims that the tablet will likely be a smaller variant of the iPad Pro, the 12-inch tablet that Apple launched last year.The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro will debut at Apple’s Tuesday, March 15th event and begin shipping as soon as March 18th. The Cupertino-based company is also planning to launch new models and bands for its Apple Watch.
The report from 9to5mac reiterates the specifications for the upcoming iPad Pro as 9.7-inch display with the 2732×2048 pixels screen resolution. The smaller iPad Pro will have nearly identical features and specifications as the bigger model, bringing along the A9X processor and RAM upgrades from the 12.9-inch model. Like the 12.9-inch models, quad stereo speakers will be part of the hardware.
The upcoming iPad Pro will also reportedly support the Apple Pencil stylus accessory, and have Smart Connector. The report claims that Apple is working on a smaller variant of the Smart Keyboard. The retail price of the new, smaller iPad Pro, as per the report, could be in the same range as the iPad Air 2.