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Apple's next iPad Pros tipped to get smaller and lose the headphone jack

The report has further claimed that in the absence of Touch ID sensor, the upcoming iPad Pro models will support biometric scanning through Face ID by using the TrueDepth camera system.

While rumours about the next generation iPhones are doing rounds of the Internet, there are some eagerly waiting for information on the next generation iPad Pro models - Apple's flagship tablet range.

Concepts imagine redesigned iPad Pro featuring Face ID.

After rumors of the launching of iPad Pro models later this year, details of the device without headphone jack emerged on Japanese website Macotakara. Apple analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo cited that the next iPad Pro models will have a Face ID experience "consistent with the iPhone X". The slimmer bezels at the top and bottom are good enough to surround the Face ID area at the top and the display controller at the bottom. However, audiophiles will be disappointed to hear the 3.5mm headphone jack might be given the boot. It is expected that the company will launch the new iPad along with the new iPhones at an event in September.

Dummy units of 6.1 inch LCD iPhone & 6.5 inch iPhone X Plus has been surfaced in the Chinese internet that shows a massive design change.

This would mean that the keyboard would have to be docked vertically to the iPad Pro and does not make any sense whatsoever. Two dummy models for iPhone devices have shown up in photos, reports AppleInsider. This indicates that the upcoming iPad Pros may require a new Smart Keyboard with vertical orientation. Apple officially ditched 3.5 mm headphone jack back in 2016 with the introduction of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. For now, we don't know what the new iPhones are going to be called, but chances are, it could be the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Plus and iPhone SE Plus, or could be something else. It only works in portrait on the iPhone and so how might that play out on a tablet that is often unlocked and used in landscape mode? The size of the iPad may be smaller this time and it can be disheartening for some iPad lovers.

With the bezels shrinking, the iPad Pros will adopt Face ID, Macotakara says - something we've heard before, and which makes flawless sense.

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