“When it comes to the tablet market, there’s the iPad and there’s everybody else,” Jason Cross writes for Macworld. “Apple dominates the market, especially in the premium price range.”
“Apple has been kept things fresh with new models like the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and new technologies like Apple Pencil and ProMotion,” Cross writes. “But the fundamental design of the iPad hasn’t changed much in years. That could all change in 2018, as Apple gives use the first holistic new iPad design in a very long time.”
“KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who regularly leaks upcoming Apple device details based on conversations with Apple’s suppliers, believes that at least one model of iPad in 2018 will take its cues from the iPhone X,” Cross writes. “While the iPhone X has an OLED display, the new iPad is expected to keep its LCD. There are no 120Hz mobile OLED panels yet and Apple will want to keep the ProMotion feature. And besides, an OLED display that large would be quite expensive.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Will the Home button begin to go the way of the dodo on iPad, too?
After a month with iPhone X, we certainly hope so!