Report: Apple working on 12.9-inch iPad

It seems it's not just the iPhone that will see an uptick in screen size.

According to Bloomberg, citing people "with knowledge of the matter," Apple's suppliers are working on a version of the iPad with a 12.9-inch screen. Production of the tablet will start by the first quarter of next year.

Apple makes the iPad mini with a 7.9-inch screen and the iPad Air with a 9.7-inch screen.

Although the reported device would be the biggest iPad ever developed by Apple, the idea of a 12-inch tablet isn't new. Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, announced in May, features a 12-inch screen.

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