Apple working on iPad Pro with wireless charging, new iPad Mini – Bloomberg News

 Apple working on iPad Pro with wireless charging, new iPad Mini – Bloomberg News

Customers and staff wear protective masks as a precaution against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside an Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is working on a new iPad Pro with wireless charging and a redesigned iPad Mini in an attempt to build upon momentum for a category that saw improved sales during the pandemic, Bloomberg News reported on Friday.

The company is looking to release the new iPad Pro in 2022 and the iPad Mini later this year, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter.

The iPhone maker thrived through the COVID-19 pandemic as home-bound consumers stocked up on electronic devices, with iPad sales notching a better-than-expected $7.8 billion last quarter.

The company is planning narrower screen borders for the new iPad Mini and also looking at removing its home button, according to the report.

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