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Apple's Path to Arm-Based Macs Could Start With a New 12-Inch MacBook

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iPads with At least 11” screens will get full macOS capability.

Unlikely. An iPad has non-optimal ergonomics and not enough memory or write-friendly storage. It's ether top-heavy, or heavier than laptop because of a weighted keyboard base, or topples over when one pokes at the touchscreen. That's why just the iPad keyboard weighs almost as much as a 12" MacBook.

Now if you take an iPad, but put the heavy battery, circuit boards with more memory and faster storage, and touch sensor in the keyboard area, you end up with a MacBook. So that's far more likely what Apple will do for macOS 11.x.
 
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