It is believed that the device will mirror the design of Apple's upcoming i Phone 8.
And Kuo speculates that Apple will ship about six million 10.5-inch i Pad Pros this year.
The device could also be designed with capacitive buttons or a touch screen Not only did he mention that the device is near completion, but he also shared details that it could 'carry some form of Beats technology and is expected to run on variant i OS'.
Dickson told Mashable that it would have a 'concave top' with the controls, 'Mac Pro style.'And earlier this month, Kuo said that the Apple will unveil the Siri speaker at WWDC.
The device is expected to resemble the 9.7-in model, but will boast a larger screen on the same chassis size with narrower bezels, and comes amid falling global tablet sales.
Google's 0 (£105) Home speaker is triggered by the phrase 'Hey Google' while Amazon's Echo uses 'Alexa'.
Both Home and Echo are continually listening for commands, though Google and Amazon say nothing gets passed back to them until the speakers hear a keyword — 'OK, Google' for Home and 'Alexa' for Echo.
Google's Assistant software is also able to answer follow-up questions on the same topic, in a near-conversation style, but Echo as yet cannot.
He also revealed details that it could 'carry some form of Beats technology and is expected to run on variant i OS'.
The product is believed to be aimed at bringing Appl'e AI into the home, and will have a higher price tag that the Amazon range, which begins at for the Echo Dot.
Kuo has also noted that the device will have a 'touch panel', but it is not clear whether this means it will boast capacitive buttons or the design of Amazon's new Echo Show.
But what has many i OS fans sitting on the edge of the seats is the possibility of a Siri Speaker.
Rumors regarding the a smart speaker hit the web in September 2016, when news spread that the device had left the research and development lab and was being tested as a prototype.