The North American company is clear that 2024 will be the year of the iPad, because, for the first time in its history, a calendar year will end without a renewal of a segment that Apple has dominated with an iron fist since its launch more than 15 years. According to the specialized media, the iPad Air will undergo one of the most drastic renovations in recent years, do you want to know what they are? Keep reading and we’ll tell you everything.
According to the rumor mill, the presentation date of these products will take place on first half of 2024so it is very possible that the mass production phase begins in January.
New 12.9-inch iPad Air
The iPad Air is the most balanced product in the entire iPad segment because it has nothing to envy of the Pro versions, and is several steps above Apple’s entry versions, that is, the iPad 9 and the tenth generation.
As Mark Gurman published in his weekly newsletter, it seems that Apple would be working on launching two versions for the iPad Air, an 11-inch version and another 12.9-inch version. Its novelties do not end here, since a updating your local memorygoing from 64 GB of SSD to 128 GB and a upgrade your processorthat is, going from the first generation Apple Silicon to the third generation Apple Silicon.
If the rumors are confirmed, the iPad Air would practically displace the iPad Pro because they would even be the same size. In this situation, Gurman indicates that Apple is also working on increasing the panel size of Apple’s most professional version with a price increase.
In relation to the previous paragraph, the company chaired by Tim Cook is very clear that the price scale has to be maintainedTherefore, if the price of the iPad Pro increased, the price of the iPad Air will also have to increase, so that people hesitate between purchasing one version or another, and thus finally increase profit margins.
Very interesting renewal for the iPad Pro
As we have mentioned previously, Apple will also update its iPad Pro range in early 2024. The renewal of this product will focus on three fundamental aspects.
- First of all, this device will have a new OLED screen which aims to reduce battery consumption due to greater energy efficiency, but maintaining the same visual quality.
- Secondly, any iPad renewal also means the arrival of a new processorsurely the third generation Silicon device, although we do not know if for the first time in its history it could choose to include 24 GB of RAM as happens in the iMac and the MacBook Air.
- Finally, Apple will improve the two main iPad Pro accessories. On the one hand, a new keyboard where the aluminum material will be implemented to offer a greater Mac appearance and, on the other hand, a new Apple Pencil whose main attraction is the interchangeable tips, offering better tools for professionals.