New iPad Pro models with larger screens are under development

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Apple is considering offering consumers larger sizes of iPad Pro models, with super-sized variants potentially arriving within a few years.

Apple's largest tablet has been the 12.9-inch iPad Pro ever since the product's first release. While Apple has changed the sizes of other iPad models, including multiple alterations for the smaller variant of the iPad Pro, it seems that the largest iPad Apple sells may go under the same treatment down the line.

In Bloomberg's "Power On" newsletter, Mark Gurman was reportedly told that Apple is exploring the idea of a bigger tablet size, with engineers and designers working on versions that could arrive "a couple of years down the road at the earliest."

Gurman further claims the 2022 refresh of the iPad Pro lineup will consist of models reusing the existing 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes, which will rule out larger iterations. There is also the advice that such tablets may never actually get released at all.

On June 4, a report claimed Apple is working on adding a glass back to the iPad Pro range for 2022, bringing the product family in line with the styling of the iPhone 12. A wireless charging system similar to MagSafe is also allegedly planned, which would be facilitated with the change to a "glass sandwich" design.

There have also been claims Apple is working on so-called reverse charging, or "bilateral" charging, for the iPad Pro.

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