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New iPad may pack better camera than iPad Pro


The next iPad Air could have the same speaker setup as the iPad Pro.
The iPad Pro won't have the best camera for long.
Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

Apple is rumored to unveil a new 9.7-inch iPad on March 21st, and while it may not pack as big a screen as the iPad Pro, it will be way better at taking photos and videos.

Rather than matching the iPad Pro camera, a new rumor claims Apple may give the new iPad the same sensors found in the iPhone 6s.

“Internal prototypes of the smaller model include a 12 megapixel rear camera comparable to the sensor in the iPhone 6s,” 9to5Mac reports.

Both the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Pro have 8MP rear camera sensors. The new 9.7-inch iPad, which may also be called an iPad Pro, will pack nearly the exact same internal components as the 11-inch iPad Pro, but its portability factor combined with the better camera will make it a big draw for anyone that loves pulling a Spike Lee.

The 9.7-inch iPad Pro will also allegedly come with 4K video recording capabilities. Other rumored features include 4 speaker audio, A9X processor, Smart Connector with a Smart Keyboard, and the ability to doodle with Apple Pencil.

Full details on the next iPad is scheduled to go down on March 21st when the company will also unveil a new 4-inch iPhone and some new Apple Watch bands.


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