The first iPad Pro pictures have leaked, with a dummy model of Apple’s upcoming oversized tablet appearing online.
Hitting the web courtesy of Chinese social network Weibo, a spy shot of an aluminium backplate said to be from the as yet unconfirmed iPad has surfaced.
Long rumoured, the iPad Pro is expected to be something of a response to Samsung’s oversized and business-orientated Samsung Galaxy NotePRO offering.
While we suggest the leaked image be taken somewhat lightly, given its less than official roots, the iPad Pro dummy model have appeared alongside a shot of a claimed iPhone 6 dummy unit.
With no working components, just a shell, dummy models are often sent to case and accessory makers, allowing third-party manufacturers to prep peripherals for leading gadgets in time for launch.
The iPad Pro has been the subject of numerous leaks and rumours in recent months. A high-powered, sizeable laptop replacement, the tablet looks set to enter the realms of reality this autumn as part of a mass of new Apple announcements
With September and October looking set to be a busy period for the Cupertino-based manufacturer, the iPad Pro is expected to touch down alongside the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and a new iPad mini offering, as well as the much mooted Apple iWatch.
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