Dear Apple: the rumoured new iPad design makes no sense

Bezels have been falling out of fashion in recent years. Nobody wants the frame of a device to take up potential screen space or add bulk, and advances in technology have allowed them to be reduced more and more on everything from camera phones to monitors and smartwatches. 

But how small can bezels go? The latest iPad design rumour suggests that Apple intends to continue the trend, but some people have doubts about how practical that would be. After all, the iPad is still a hand-held device (see our guide to the iPad generations to see the full current range).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.