According to recent reports regarding the March 21st event ,in which Apple is expected to announce various new items in it’s already numerous range of products,the much speculated 9.7 inch iPad Air 3 will be named iPad Pro ,contradictory to previous speculations,hence there will be two various sizes in the iPad category which have the Pro distinction.
In comparison to the previous iPad Pro ,released last year,which was a 12.9 inch iPad,this iPad Pro is a 9.7 inch iPad.This iPad is expected to retain all the properties of the iPad Air 2 ,with the addition of an A9X processor and extra RAM thereby improving performance.
The iPad is also expected to feature a Smart Keyboard,allowing users to have a keyboard for use with the iPad ,as well as Apple Pencil support.There are also rumours of a smart connector and four-speaker audio system, which was also a feature of the 12.9 inch iPad Pro.
Further reports state that with the start of sales of the new iPad Pro ,expected from 21st March, the iPad Air 1 and iPad mini will be removed from the iPad lineup.
At the same event the CEO Tim Cook is also expected to announce the launch of the iPhone SE.