I would worry that an A8X on an iPad that big would give the performance of the iPad 3. Not good. Unless, of course, it is REALLY beefy! As for the name of the thing, no doubt now it will be the iPad Plus, not Pro.
USPTO denies Apple's 'Touch ID' trademark, cites possible confusion with timecard system
Possible confusion? Yeah right. Apple consumers, and everybody else, are going to confuse Touch ID with the proprietary timekeeping system of some company that they've never even heard of! Washington seems to breed stupidity!