All iPads Rumor of iPad Pro w/ Touch ID By Xmas?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by neroabarth, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. neroabarth macrumors newbie

    Sep 18, 2013
    I've heard from a supposed reliable source that there is an iPad "Pro" with TouchID coming out before Xmas. Any thoughts? I would think there would be rumor galore by now....

  2. glasshead13 macrumors member

    Oct 28, 2013
    who is your reliable source?

    Not going to happen this year.
  3. panzer06 macrumors 68030


    Sep 23, 2006
    Not a chance. The holiday lineup is set.

  4. HoosBruce macrumors 6502a

    Oct 21, 2013
  5. FrankySavvy macrumors 65816

    Mar 4, 2010
    Long Island, NY
    Unfortunately Apple claimed at the end of the last iPad event "this is our product line for the Holiday season". That is not an exact quote but that statement kind of kills any new devices being launched before Christmas.
  6. neroabarth thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 18, 2013

    Agreed. Just figured id throw it out there just in case.
  7. hologram macrumors 6502

    May 12, 2007
    Whoever started that rumor is an idiot.

    Do you seriously think Apple would set up their factory production lines for a month to build a product that they know is already obsolete, then retool them the next month and change all of their ads, when most buyers have already bought theirs? Then exchange them all when everyone freaks?

    Tell your "source" to use his/her head. :rolleyes:
  8. nathanmiller99 macrumors member

    Aug 1, 2012
    1250 Ames Ave. Ste 200B. Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
  9. SHirsch999 macrumors 6502a

    Apr 19, 2011
    Christmas of what year? Maybe that will be part of the lineup for next October, but as others have said, they already have their full holiday lineup for this year.
  10. mcdj macrumors G3


    Jul 10, 2007
    There's gonna be a 5 foot iPad Maxi that doubles as a hover board, in stores later today.

    Just figured I'd throw it out there just in case.
  11. ZBoater macrumors G3


    Jul 2, 2007
    Sunny Florida
    There are rumors, and there is silly talk.

    This one falls under the label of silly talk.
  12. gadget123 macrumors 68010

    Apr 17, 2011
    United Kingdom
    People keep dreaming here.

    If Apple added Touch ID it would be a busy process updating Ipod touch, Iphone 5C, Ipad Mini and Ipad. With limited supplies and shortages it's never going to happen.

    I still can't believe all this hype over a button. I still use passcodes with my 5S not finger prints. :rolleyes:
  13. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
    Your mistaking fantasy for rumor. This happens often here :D

    Maybe there's room for a "Mac fantasy" web site. I'd go :)
  14. palmerc2 macrumors 68000


    Feb 29, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Sounds just like folks saying the iPhone would NEVER be on Verizon.

    Ya never know until it happens!
  15. hologram macrumors 6502

    May 12, 2007
    In this case ya do.

    I also heard that the next iPad will be solid gold and, since Apple had such a big success with Mavericks, they'll be giving the iPad away free, too!:p
  16. jetjaguar macrumors 68030


    Apr 6, 2009
    ipad pro is definitely coming but not this year
  17. HoosBruce macrumors 6502a

    Oct 21, 2013
    Haha not the same at all...comparing the potential for apple to place it's #1 selling phone on the #1 cellular network is nothing close to saying apple will never launch a brand new redesigned iPad pro within a month or 2 after the launch of another brand new redesigned iPad Air...
  18. nostresshere macrumors 68030

    Dec 30, 2010
    Totally insane comment. Heck, this is totally insane rumor.

    This supposed "source" is probably talking about the recently announced ipad air that many thought might have the touchid.

    Your source is an idiot.
  19. Lucille Carter macrumors 65816

    Jul 3, 2013
    Then most here are idiots as many rumors fly in this forum!
  20. hologram macrumors 6502

    May 12, 2007
    There are rumors, then there are RUMORS!!! :eek:

    Most people can tell the difference.
  21. Brittany246 macrumors 6502a

    Apr 21, 2013
  22. Lucille Carter macrumors 65816

    Jul 3, 2013
    What some thought was rumors like a larger screen on the iPhone 5 became true.

    I am not saying the iPad Pro is total rumor, but Apple has done things lately that are not business as usual. Before Christmas, I do not think so.


    I remember when a larger iPhone screen was "silly talk" but:rolleyes:
  23. ZBoater macrumors G3


    Jul 2, 2007
    Sunny Florida
    It's October. A larger iPad by Xmas is just silly talk.

    Will a larger iPad happen? Maybe. That's not rumor, it's speculation.

    A rumor that Apple will release a 12" iPad in two months time is just silly talk.
  24. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    Everyone thought the iPad mini and iPad 4 coming out at the end of Oct so soon after the iPhone was silly talk...and look what happened. Apple had confirmed it to the company I worked for and I knew the rumor was true but everyone was in denial right up until the announcement.

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