iPad Air and iPad Pro upcoming models: A closer look at display dimensions

Based on a Bloomberg report, cases for new iPads are expected to be on the market shelves by next month
An undated image displaying an iPad. — Freeepik
An undated image displaying an iPad. — Freeepik

While Apple hasn't officially announced anything, there's a heap of rumours generated around the upcoming iPad models, which we're witnessing for some considerable time now, 

If nothing else, then we're fortunate that more of details about the devices have recently surfaced, providing us the glimpse of what to expect from new models of iPads. 

Covered by 9to5Mac, the rumours suggest that the upcoming launches will add two products in the iPad lineup: a larger iPad Air, and a thinner iPad Pro.

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2024 iPad Air and iPad Pro design, dimensions

Despite the doubts looming over, its certain that Apple is surely on its way to release new iPad models, and it seems that this year’s updates will be more significant than usual.

The aforementioned devices were also reported previously, codenamed as J507 and J537, and if the current rumour holds some veracity, this will mark the first instance when the tech giant will offer the iPad Air in two different sizes. It means that the screen size will also be almost identical.

While the smaller iPad Air is not expected to undergo any notable changes, its likely that new impending iPad Pro will observe some design changes, at least in dimensions if not in other aspects.

Rumours also hint at the OLED display behind the expected thinner iPad Pro, having less layers than the LCD display.

Dimensions of new iPad models

  • 11-inch iPad Pro (current): 247.6 mm x 178.5 mm x 5.9 mm
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (new): 249.7 mm x 177.5 mm x 5.1 mm
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (current): 280.6 mm x 214.9 mm x 6.4 mm
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (new): 281.5 mm x 215.5 mm x 5.0 mm
  • 12.9-inch iPad Air (new): 280.6 mm x 214.9 mm x 6.0 mm

2024 iPad models release date

It has also been learned that because of the tipped details about the display dimensions of new iPad variants, gadget accessory producers are also indulged in mass production of their cases. Based on a Bloomberg report, these case are expected to be on the shelves by next month. The publisher also claims the latest iPad models will release.