2020 iPad predicted to use A12 processor
Backing up previous reports of an iPad refresh coming in 2020, a leaker says that the expected eighth-generation iPad will now run on an A12 processor, compared to the A10 in the current model.
Following previous leaks concerning forthcoming Apple devices, Twitter user @L0vetodream now says that an upcoming refresh will see Apple's lowest-cost iPad gain an A12 processor.
in my dream iPad 2020 A12— (@L0vetodream) May 15, 2020
The claim follows the report from Ming-Chi Kuo that says a new 10.8-inch iPad will be released in the second half of the year. His report did not specify whether the model will be an reworked iPad Air, or the regular iPad. However, he did say that both it and a forthcoming iPad mini would feature "fast chips."
The current iPad Air has a 10.5-inch display, while the regular iPad's screen is 10.2-inches. Kuo says the new iPad and iPad mini will resemble the iPhone SE in how they will be affordable, but feature faster processors than before.