Is there a new iPad Pro coming in Oct/Nov?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by k8robbo, Aug 19, 2017.

  1. k8robbo macrumors newbie

    Aug 19, 2017
    Hi, I was going to purchase an iPad Pro this week (12.9) but s sales person said they're waiting for Apple to release a new one? Does anyone know if a new one is supposedly coming later this year?? Thanks, Kate
  2. KrisLord macrumors 65816

    Sep 12, 2008
    Northumberland, UK
    No there not. The current ones came out 2 months ago.
  3. k8robbo thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 19, 2017
    So is the most current one the Gen 2?
  4. KrisLord macrumors 65816

    Sep 12, 2008
    Northumberland, UK
  5. Cookie18 macrumors newbie

    Sep 11, 2014
    South Korea
    They might have been referring to the stock issues the 12.9 has been having. New orders are taking at least a week whereas the 10.5 is available now.
  6. Royksöpp macrumors 6502a


    Nov 4, 2013
    Your salesperson has iPads confused with iPhones because iPhones are what is coming next. The iPad might be updated in a year or even 18 months depending on Timmy Boy's mood.
  7. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    No, Apple has its hands full with the fall iPhone release. They updated the iPad and iPad pro line this past spring.
  8. Steve121178 macrumors 68040


    Apr 13, 2010
    Bedfordshire, UK
    Doubt it. I've just bought the new iPad Pro 10.5. Blown away by how good it is. iOS 11 will turn it into a beast!
  9. sonicrobby macrumors 68020


    Apr 24, 2013
    New Orleans
    I hope there is a mini pro! xD But in all seriousness, its really unlikely for apple to be releasing a 12.9" replacement, since the new one was released earlier this year. Unless its another iPad 3 - 4 fiasco where they release the new model to change the charger or something of that sort. Again, highly doubtful though that there will be any more updates to the pro line this year.
  10. The Game 161 macrumors G5

    The Game 161

    Dec 15, 2010
  11. Greenmeenie macrumors regular


    Jan 14, 2013
    Apple employees know diddly about upcoming product. You either misheard them, or they mistakenly thought you were talking about the new iphones coming next month.

    The only way Apple is releasing another ipad pro this fall is if they announce an ipad mini pro. That would be great(for me)...but there have been no rumors or leaks about an ipad mini pro coming soon.
  12. aakshey macrumors regular


    Jun 13, 2016
    All of you missed a point.

    It is possible that store has the 12.9 first gen.

    He might have asked you to wait.

    And you probably extrapolated that and hyperboled about a new Pro in Oct. Probably not something the store guy did.

    The earliest new iPad Pros will launch is May to November 2018. Probably June. But could be a few months here or there.
  13. Erdbeertorte macrumors demi-goddess

    May 20, 2015
    The Rose Gold 12.9-inch iPad Pro is almost certainly coming! :D

    Seriously, did you maybe ask for that color? @k8robbo

    But I don't think a sales person would know about Apple's future releases even if it's just a new color.
  14. Greenmeenie macrumors regular


    Jan 14, 2013
    No offense to apple store employees, but i've found that people on the macrumors board know far more about apple products and rumors than any of them.
  15. Relentless Power macrumors P6

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    Apple employees are kept secluded away from any relevant future product release information on purpose. They even will directly admit that to you when you ask questions. Mainly being, the company isn't going to jeopardize any unknown factors about a product if employee were accidentally to say something they shouldn't.

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