Apple is reportedly planningto add a 10.5 inch iPad Professional to its lineup of tablets this 12 months, and in response to a brand new report from famous KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, it’s more likely to announce the machine throughout this 12 months’s Worldwide Builders Convention, together with a touch-screen Siri speaker.
Kuo has been predicting that Apple will launch a trio of latest iPads (a 12.9 inch iPad Professional 2, a brand new 10.5 iPad Professional and a low-cost 9.7 iPad) in 2017 since August.
In line with a report on MacRumors, Kuo thinks reveal at this 12 months’s convention is probably going due to the timing of a manufacturing ramp up on the finish of this quarter. The iPad in questionwill be much like the 9.7 inch iPad, however might have smaller bezels because of a bigger display.
Kuo reiterated his perception that there’s a 50 % chancethat Apple will use this 12 months’s convention to launch its rumored Siri Speaker. On this newest report, he says that the machine will include a contact panel show, a characteristic that’s been rumored after current feedback from Phil Schiller. Apple staff have reportedly been testing the machine for a number of months, which is designed to compete with Amazon’s Echo. Whereas Amazon has launched a number of variations of its personal machine, it revealed its first touchscreen mannequin earlier this week.
This 12 months’s convention is scheduled to start on Monday, June fifth.