Apple's next iPad could have Face ID and no home button

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However, the new Pro tablet is unlikely to boast the OLED display offered by Apple's latest smartphone, those familiar with the matter said.

Read the full report from Bloomberg. Removing that button, though, can drastically reduce the size of the iPad, even while maintaining the same 10.5-inch screen size.

The sources go on to indicate that the new iPad may not see a 2018 release if manufacturing and supply constraints affect the Face ID components. Speaking of screens, this is a potential point of delineation between Apple's next flagship tablet and its new, almost all-screen smartphone: it won't utilize OLED screen technology, but will instead likely stick with a tried-and-true LCD panel.

After years in steady decline, the iPad has bounced back to post year-on-year growth in the last couple of quarters. Now, Apple has had some positive results with rising iPad sales to account for $4.8 billion of revenue during its last fiscal reporting period.

The iPad itself is enjoying a bit of a renaissance this year, thanks largely to the launch of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the new, affordable 9.7-inch iPad. It is doubtful competing companies, such as LG Electronics, would have the ability to supply these panels for a model to be released next year. As we've seen with the iPhone X, it will be replaced with FaceID as the sole method of logging in via biometrics, according to Bloomberg. However, once it does arrive, users can reportedly expect the Face ID-centric features like Animoji, plus overall more powerful hardware and a new Apple Pencil. However, the iPad Pro 3 with Face ID isn't expected to have an OLED display, which is one of the iPhone X's two key features, with Face ID being the other. Apple's facial recognition feature is used like Touch ID to unlock a user's device and for approving payments using Apple Pay.

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