iPad Pro 2 Release Date, News & Update: Apple Launching Premiere Tablet to Counter Microsoft Surface Pro 5? More Specs & Features Revealed

By Daniel Flores , Updated Aug 08, 2016 09:46 AM EDT

As Microsoft releases its newest invention to the world, Apple strikes back with the iPad Pro 2 that will hit next year. Apple is also rumored to be working on the iPad Pro 2 to compete with Microsoft's Surface Pro 5.

Could it be true? Here are details regarding the upcoming iPad Pro 2 and its official release.

iPad Pro 2 latest news and update

There are a lot of reports about the iPad Pro 2, but most of it are merely unconfirmed rumors. However, avid Apple fans were shocked on the leaked iPad Pro 2 photos posted by Apple Insider on its official Twitter account.

Not much were seen in the photos, but the post suggests that the leaked snaps were taken fduring the pre-production of the iPad Pro 2. The photos sent by an anonymous Chinese source clearly hints that the iPad Pro 2 could really be in the works. Adding fuel to the speculations is the model number that read MH1C2CD/F, which, according to the website, follows Apple's identification system.

iPad Pro 2 specs and features

Not much is revealed of what will iPad Pro 2 could offer. However, with the fact that it is the second flagship of Apple's premium tablet, it is expected to come with a much-improved processor, graphics and sound quality.

Rumors are rife that iPad Pro 2 will have a 64GB base model, Mirror reports. Aside from that, the forthcoming premium tablet is also said to be ditching the headphone jack, following the iPhone 7.

As for its size, the iPad Pro 2 is expected to come with a 12-inch screen that would feature adaptive display. This feature is said to let the device automatically adjust the brightness and color of the screen.

Other rumored features of the iPad Pro 2 include an smart connector and Quad-speakers. Also, the premium Apple tablet is arriving with Apple Stylus Pencil and a Smart Keyboard setup.

iPad Pro 2 official release date

No official word has been made public as of yet regarding the official release date of the iPad Pro 2. However, sources claim that it will be launched alongside iPad Mini 5 and iPhone 7. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for more iPad Pro 2 news and updates!

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