IPad Pro 2018 will run on GPU-accelerated A12X processor

New information has become known about the upcoming presentation this month Apple dedicated to the new iPad. According to developer Guillermo Rambo, the next one iPad Pro will run on the new processor Apple A12X Bionic.


A12X Bionic processor

The developer wrote the following yesterday:

We can confirm that the new iPad will have a new A12X processor – an even faster version of the A12 processor for iPhone models this year. In addition, the GPU will be accelerated.

The processor number is 'T8027' and the codename is 'Vortex'.

'Vortex' is also the codename for the two 2.49GHz high performance cores in the current A12 Bionic processor (4 energy efficient cores are called 'Tempest'). The A12 Bionic processor contains a 4-core GPU that is 50% faster than the A11 Bionic in last year's iPhone X.


Unsurprisingly, the A12X Bionic will have an accelerated GPU. Due to the high resolution displays iPad Pro, more graphics power is required to provide smooth animations. Additionally, iPad Pro 2018 will need to support external 4K displays over a USB-C connection, so they'll need a faster GPU.

Apple 'X' series processors

Usually only iPad work on 'X' series processors. For example, iPad Pro the second generation runs on the A10X Fusion processor, which has six cores, instead of four like the A10 Fusion. In addition, the number of GPU cores has grown from six to twelve.

Also read: How to use fast charging iPhone or iPad

Other rumors about iPad Pro 2018

According to other rumors about new ones iPad Pro, we will receive an updated Magnetic Connector that will replace the Smart Connector. A USB-C connector will be added to output 4K HDR video to external displays. There will be support for Face ID face recognition in a horizontal position. Included with the new models will be an 18W fast charging power adapter. The new tablets will have a bezel-less display with no notch and no Home button, a Apple second-generation Pencil and other improvements.

iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro

If you believe the rumors, the new iPad Pro will be an even better replacement for computers, which is what Apple is striving for. However, only the laptop / tablet Microsoft Surface Pro is the only real replacement for the computer.

As for other tablets with Android, they have not been popular at all in recent years, so there is only competition between Apple and Microsoft. And thanks to the pressure Microsoft Apple will fully unleash the potential of the already powerful line iPad Pro, using USB-C, an improved processor, etc.

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