Apple’s 2024 OLED iPad Pros could start at some absolutely ludicrous prices
Are you sitting down for this?
Let’s hope so, because we sure wouldn’t want to be responsible for any accidents or incidents when you hear next year’s 11 and 13-inch iPad Pros are currently expected to cost… $1,500 and $1,800 respectively.
That’s right, a next-gen iPad Pro 11 could start at $1,500, which is almost double the $800 base price of a 2022 edition with a good old fashioned LCD panel in tow. The price increase of a jumbo-sized 13-inch powerhouse would be slightly smaller, from $1,099 right now to $1,799 in 2024, although being charged that much for a tablet with (presumably) no keyboard, stylus, or anything extra included is simply… dystopian.
The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra already comes with a state-of-the-art AMOLED screen… and a not-so-bad price point.
As The Elec astutely points out, $1,500 and $1,800 would be more than what many MacBooks go for these days, making it even more difficult to recommend an iPad Pro purchase as a smart “investment.”
So what will be so special about the 2024 iPad Pro?
An OLED display would deliver a significant improvement over the LCD panel of the 2022 iPad Pro 11 (pictured here).
Still, Apple will definitely need to provide many other improvements to justify those aforementioned 60 and 80 percent price hikes, and it’s not entirely clear what kind of upgrades could possibly get the job done.