A couple of days ago, a very plausible render of the new iPad Pro 2018 appeared on the network , which Apple is likely to show at the upcoming October presentation.
In the design of the tablet is a curious one hardware feature. On the edge of the device there is a characteristic “button”, the purpose of which has so far remained unclear.
If you look at Apple patents, you can find a description of the principle of attaching the stylus Apple Pencil to the tablet. And in this patent it is just said about the option of installing the pen on a magnetic mount.
Given that Apple is actively promoting wireless charging, integrating it into AirPods and iPhones, the Apple Pencil can be charged without wires. It will be enough just to fix the pen to the end of the iPad Pro. [ Reddit ]