Oct 07, 2016 09:31 AM EDT
iPad Pro 2: A10X Leaked Benchmark Fuels Rumor of Powerful Specs; Aimed at Commercial Educational Sector, Debut 2017? [VIDEO]
Apple iPad Pro 2 could come with powerful chip and is planned for next year release. Here's the detail!
iPad Pro 2 is rumored to sport A10X chip for faster work
A recent leak spotted in Geekbench showed A10X chip performance - an Apple chipset set to be placed in upcoming iPad Pro tablets, Ubergizmo reported. The report suggests that Apple might equip iPad Pro 2 with the A10X chip for faster job when running many work apps.
The result of the benchmark indicates 6588 for multi-core and 4236 for single core. Macrumors reported the score and said that it appears to be legitimate as the result outperforms A10 fusion in iPhone 7 as the benchmark shows 3490 for single-core.
Fueling the rumor of A10X for faster-performance tablet, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has previously stated that the iPad tablets three variants - one with 10.5-inch tablet is aimed at educational and commercial sectors, UniversityHerald wrote. With A10X, the performance will obviously be higher than the previous tablets with A9X.
iPad Pro 2 specifications
Other than the A10X chip, the upcoming iPad Pro slates will have feature to adjust illumination and intensity of the screen. This technology is called True Tone. Coming with the tablet, there will also be a 12 MP iSight camera.
With that being said, iPad Pro 2 could be a huge performance increase, a powerful device that make people want to ditch their old laptops.
So far, Apple remains quiet about iPad Pro or Macbook Pro 2016 - not even a single hint to the device release. The tech giant has spoken about Q4 earning calls which is scheduled on October 25 -which fans quickly assumed it as the event where Apple could launch Macbook Pro 2016.
iPad Pro 2 release date
The three variants of iPad tablets are expected to arrive in March 2017.