Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Rumor: 2020 iPad Pro will pack a 3D sensing rear camera

Apple will release an iPad Pro with 3D sensing rear cameras in March 2020, according to Korean website The Elec. — as noted by MacRumors.

The rear 3D sensing is said to be powered by time-of-flight technology, which measures the time that it takes for a laser or LED to bounce off of objects in a room, providing an accurate 3D map of the surroundings. The goal is to improve the tablet’s augmented reality features.

The Sellers Research Firm (that’s me) says there’s only a 40% chance of this rumor happening. I think the iPad Pro will get a 3D sensing rear camera, but not before fall of 2020 (or perhaps even 2021). It will debut in the 2020 iPhones first, per my crystal ball.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.