M3 iPad Pro: Apple's thinnest device ever?

As per reports, a new 12.9-inch iPad Air will also be launched with similar dimensions as that of iPad Pro
An undated image displaying an iPad . — Adobestock

An undated image displaying an iPad . — Adobestock

Since the spring event from the tech giant Apple is around the corner, in which the company would lift the veil off some of the most awaited products. 

Note that the outstanding ones among them would be the latest models of iPads, which is Apple's first iPad launch in over a year. 

Although entire lineup of iPads' latest models would immediately take  over the spotlight, but rumours and reports have specifically been surrounding the iPad Pro, suggesting the biggest design change after more than six years.

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Mac World reported that the thickness of the upcoming iPad Pro is sure to be diminished considerably thanks to the OLED display, which is allowing the company to shed almost 20% thickness of the gadget, making it one of the thinnest devices produced by Apple ever.

2024 iPad Pro display dimensions

The list below contains display dimensions of iPad Pro's 2022 model and the upcoming 2024 model.

  • 11-inch iPad Pro (2022): 247.6 mm x 178.5 mm x 5.9 mm
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (2024): 249.7 mm x 177.5 mm x 5.1 mm
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2022): 280.6 mm x 214.9 mm x 6.4 mm
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2024): 281.5 mm x 215.5 mm x 5.0 mm

Ross Young, Display Supply Chain Consultants CEP, reported in a post on X (formerly) that 11-inch iPad Pro will be slightly widened to 11.1 inches whereas the 12.9-inch variant, which was tipped to broaden to 13 inches, will not experience any changes and remain at 12.9 inches.

Moreover, it was also learned by The Elec, a separate a firm based in Korea that greatly covers Apple's products, the 11-inch iPad Pro's display will be manufactured by Samsung while the 12.9-inch display would come from LG.

It has also been confirmed that a new 12.9-inch iPad Air will also be launched with similar dimensions as that of iPad Pro.