Mention of ‘Apple Pencil Pro’ Found in Code on Apple Website in Japan

Mention of ‘Apple Pencil Pro’ Found in Code on Apple Website in Japan

A new tweet says there is a reference to an unreleased “Apple Pencil Pro” in the source code for Apple’s homepage in Japan. While at least one publication has confirmed the existence of the code, Apple may remove the reference now that it has been discovered.

While this indicates the unveiling of an Apple Pencil Pro model at tomorrow’s media event, the code is not present on Apple’s homepage in any other country, including the U.S. This means the Japanese website mention may be a translation error.

A computer translation of the source code reads:

Folded green, yellow, orange and blue paper forms the Apple logo. Inside the logo, you can see the creator’s hand holding the Apple Pencil Pro and drawing.

It is widely expected that Apple will announce a new Apple Pencil at Tuesday’s media event, and the new Pencil is said to feature a new “squeeze” gesture, haptic feedback, and possibly features that could be used with the Apple Vision Pro in visionOS 2, which will likely debut at next month’s WWCD 24 keynote address.

Apple is also expected to unveil other new products at tomorrow’s event, including new iPad Pro and iPad Air models, as well as a new Magic Keyboard for use with the new iPad models.