Everything we’ve heard so far about Apple’s long-awaited iPad Pro suggests that it’s coming November 11th, but according to a source familiar with Apple’s plans, would-be customers can actually expect the plus-sized tablet to officially launch on Friday 13th.
Jason Voorhees would be proud!
While there’s only two days in it, the Friday launch date makes a lot more sense given Apple’s previous release history. As per previous reports, Apple’s retail staff have already received training on the iPad Pro, meaning that they’re ready to answer customer questions as soon as the device arrives in stores.
Although Cult of Mac’s source didn’t mention iPad accessories like the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, it makes sense that these will also be available from Friday 13th November.
The iPad Pro will start at $799 for the 32GB WiFI only model, while options for 128GB and LTE models are available also and will sell for a maximum price of $1,079. In addition to its 12.9-inch display, the new iPad boasts an A9X chip, 8MP rear camera, HD FaceTime camera, four speaker audio, and 10 hours of battery life.
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