Apple Reportedly Plans To Launch First Ever 5G iPad Alongside iPhone 12 in September This Year
Apple Reportedly Plans To Launch First Ever 5G iPad Alongside iPhone 12 in September This Year (Photo Credits: IANS)

San Francisco, Jan 17: Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to launch its first-ever 5G iPad alongside the rumoured iPhone 12 in September. For this, a Taiwanese component company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reportedly broken into the supply chain for Apple's mm Wave 5G iPhones and 5G iPads with its substrate-based FC_AiP (flip chip antenna-in-package) technology, Apple Insider reported recently. The Banker: Apple TV Plus’ Samuel L Jackson, Anthony Mackie Film to Hit Theatres in March.

Apple is expected to update the iPad Pro in early 2020, but a 5G model could debut later in the year. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently revealed that the iPhone maker is expected to release new iPad Pro models with rear 3D sensing in the first half of 2020. Kuo in a research note with TF International Securities said the iPad Pro models will gain 3D sensing through the rear-facing camera system. Apple Might Launch iPhone SE 2 With A 5.4-inch Display: Report.

As per the report, Apple is expected to use a time-of-flight system, which measures the time that it takes for light to bounce off of objects in a room to generate a 3D map. Additionally, Kuo also reiterated that Apple plans to release its low-cost iPhone "SE 2" in the first half of 2020 too. The iPhone SE 2 will use a 10-layer Substrate-like PCB (SLP) for its motherboard, the same technology used by the iPhone 11 version. Kuo expects the device to look similar to the iPhone 8 and believes it will be a popular upgrade option for existing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S owners.