iPad Pro Do you think there will be a Pro 2 next Fall?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Phonzoxd, Nov 27, 2015.

  1. Phonzoxd macrumors 6502a

    May 28, 2013
    Or do you think it'll be an Air 3, then the following year a Pro 2.

    Or Air 3 and Pro 2 simultaneously?
  2. iPhone1 macrumors 65816


    Apr 2, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    I think they are going to go to a two year cycle for iPad's except for the mini. I think we will see iPad Air 3 next year, then a new iPad mini, but we won't see the iPad Pro 2 until 2017.
  3. iPhone1 macrumors 65816


    Apr 2, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    I also think the iPad mini will be refreshed every year since it is the most popular model. The mini may not always have the latest specs but it seems they will refresh it every year for the holidays.
  4. ron7624 macrumors 68020


    Oct 14, 2011
    Houston, Texas area
    I don't think the releases will be simultaneous however I do think that both will be updated sometime next year. The pro is too new for it to go two years, and it will be time for the iPad Air 2 to be updated at sometime next year as well.
    So both, yes. When? Well, this is Apple. Who knows?
    I disagree about the Mini. They made me wait two years this time from the 2 to the 4 because you can't count the 3 as an upgrade. It wasn't.
    Then all 3 of them will be on 2 year cycles. I mean, they make the most money with e iPhone and they will continue to favor it being upgraded yearly.
    Just my 2 cents.
  5. BWhaler macrumors 68030


    Jan 8, 2003
    My guess is we will see an IPP 2 next year. Tim described it as the premier iPad, and it would be weird to have 3D touch in the Air 3 but not the Pro.

    My guess is we will see both updated in October, following a major update to iOS to support 3D touch another os/app changes to take advantage of the larger screens. (Or so I hope and pray.)
  6. Michael Goff macrumors G5

    Michael Goff

    Jul 5, 2012

    And now...

  7. Atomic Walrus macrumors 6502a

    Sep 24, 2012
    I don't think the iPP will get 3D Touch. It adds significant weight to the display stack, which in the iPP case would be a big mistake for ergonomics. The weight must stay the same or decrease, so you have to choose between 3D touch and battery and for the iPP I don't see a huge value from 3D touch. Kind of redundant with the Pencil anyway.

    The API currently seems to agree, because the UITouch data value for force is shared between the Pencil and 3D touch. Unless they're changing this, it implies that devices in the near future will get either Pencil OR 3D Touch (and I would guess Pencil for the Air 3).
  8. sonicrobby macrumors 68020


    Apr 24, 2013
    New Orleans
    Do I think it? I expect it!

    My guess will be the air 3 in the spring, pro 2 in the fall
  9. KPOM macrumors G5

    Oct 23, 2010
    Apple seems to be on a 2 year cycle with iPad upgrades. I don't expect 3D Touch on the iPad anytime soon. It adds a lot of weight and is much more difficult on a larger screen. I think the iPad Air 3 gets an A9 or A10 and Pencil support, and The mini and Pro are unchanged.
  10. newellj macrumors 603

    Oct 15, 2014
    Boston, MA, US
    I agree on the iPP. It's a Gen 1 device. From both technical and marketing perspectives there's a lot of reason for Apple to update it at the 12-month mark this time, regardless of whether iPads in general are (or aren't) going onto a 24-month update cycle.

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