According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple is developing a new version of the iPad Pro that supports wireless charging. To be able to support this technology, Apple would have to change the aluminum back of the existing iPad Pro to use a glass back.
Apple is also testing a magnetic charging system for the iPad Pro, similar to the new MagSafe charger it launched with the iPhone 12 last year. Not only that, but Bloomberg reports that Apple will also be testing a compatible wireless charging feature. iPad Pro, turning this tablet into a wireless charging dock for your iPhone or AirPods.
The new iPad Pro with M1 chip and mini LED screen was launched by Apple sometime back, so it is said that the new iPad Pro version will not be able to launch this year. However, according to Bloomberg, Apple will still have a new surprise for users in 2021.
This is the brand new iPad mini, which has been redesigned by removing the physical home button. It is unclear whether Apple will replace the Touch ID sensor on the Home button with Face ID like on the iPad Pro, or change the Touch ID position to the Power button, like on the iPad Air.
In addition, Apple is also developing a slimmer version of the 10.2-inch iPad. These two new iPads are expected to be released later this year, while the new iPad Pro with glass back will be released around the first half of 2022.