Alleged iPad Pro dummy shows its face, and yes, it's bigger

Would you look at the iPhone 6, too

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Chinese social network Weibo is a constant source of leaks and rumors, and the latest adds credence to the claim that Apple is working on a bigger iPad Pro.

The iPad Pro is rumored to be a few inches larger than your run-of-the-mill iPad at around 13 inches, and this photo from Weibo may back that up, according to

The image purportedly shows a "dummy model" for the iPad Pro, and judging by the hand that's holding it, the Apple logo and the camera, it seems to be quite a bit larger than the iPads we're used to.

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The same source also posted a photo supposedly of an iPhone 6 dummy (keep scrolling).

iPad Pro dummy
We're going to need a bigger dock (credit: Weibo)

Listen up, dummy

Dummy models are created so that device accessory makers can craft cases and other peripherals that will fit with final products before those gadgets are publicly available, among other reasons.

The latest to show up before these photos was an alleged iPhone 6 dummy model that appears to show a larger and slightly curved iPhone.

iPhone 6 dummy
It's getting hard to keep all these dummies straight (credit: Weibo)

Like the iPad Pro, the iPhone 6 is expected to come in at least one variation that's larger than any past iPhone.

But even if the iPad Pro really is in the works, analysts predict it won't arrive until 2015 at the earliest.

Meanwhile rumor has it Apple it working on split-screen iPad apps in iOS 8 - a feature that, incidentally, would work quite nicely on a larger iPad.

Via 9to5Mac