A source at Apple confirmed the output iPad frameless in March 2017
In the following March Apple will release a new iPad with edge-to-edge display. Previously this was reported by analysts at Barclays Research, and now confirmed in the publication Fortune, citing its own sources from the Asian supply chain.
Thanks to the tablet iPad Pro with the help of special accessories can transform into laptops, Apple has managed to improve its position in the market of tablet computers. In Cupertino intend to continue the positive trend in the production of fundamentally new models of the iPad Pro.
In March, Apple will introduce a completely new edge-to-edge tablet with a screen diagonal of 10.9 inches. Sources close to the company say that the display is “edge to edge” will enable the new tablet dimensions keep the same size as the current 9.7-inch model. The source claims that this model should be the first to lose the Home button.
In addition to frameless tablet in the spring of 2017, is expected to announce an updated iPad with a diagonal of the display 9.7 and 12.9 inches. All three new iPad Pro must be four microphones and keep the 3.5 mm Jack for headphones.
According to analysts, in the third quarter of 2016 Apple released the iPad 9.3 million, which corresponds to almost 20% of the total market. Shipments decreased by 6%, which is better than in the previous periods. The entire tablet market fell 10%, to 46.6 million.
Apple is showing signs of recovery thanks to the iPad Pro. Due to them the average cost of a tablet of the California giant has increased by 6% in July-September 2016 compared to the same period of 2015. The average price tag for the tablet market rose 7%, helped by the growing interest of manufacturers to hybrid models.