May 27, 2024
New iPad Pro Gets Design Upgrade to Prevent 'Bendgate' [Video]

New iPad Pro Gets Design Upgrade to Prevent 'Bendgate' [Video]

Posted May 14, 2024 at 3:15pm by iClarified
Apple's new M4 iPad Pro features a design upgrade intended to prevent another 'Bendgate'.

At 5.1mm thin, the 2024 iPad Pro is the company's thinnest device ever, and with a screen size of up to 13-inches, some customers are concerned that the chassis could easily bend.

In a recent video interview with Arun Maini, John Ternus and Greg Joswiak reveal that a new cowling has been added to strengthen the device.


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One of the interesting things is the main logic board runs right down the center in between the two batteries on the iPad Pro.

And that's really helpful from a thermal dissipation standpoint because we can spread heat evenly.

But we also have a cowling over the main logic board, a metal cover that also helps on both thermal spreading, but it also effectively creates a central rib that runs through the whole thing that tremendously improves the stiffness of the product.

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The 2024 11-inch and 13-inch iPad Pro models are available to pre-order ahead of release tomorrow:
11-inch M4 iPad Pro: $949.99 ($49.01 off)
13-inch M4 iPad Pro: $1299

You can learn more about its features here:
Apple Unveils New iPad Pro With Ultra Retina XDR OLED Display, M4 Chip, Apple Pencil Pro
M4 iPad Pro Review Roundup [Video]

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New iPad Pro Gets Design Upgrade to Prevent 'Bendgate' [Video]
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Griesel
Griesel - May 17, 2024 at 5:13am
Aaaaaand Jerry proved it fails. Try again Apple.
Griesel
Griesel - May 14, 2024 at 8:16pm
Jerry will have the final say…
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