Apple has taken wraps off its upgraded iPad Pro at its event in Brooklyn today. According to the company, the new iPad Pro is more powerful than 92% of laptops and it can transform into a kind of a laptop with a keyboard that can be attached or even into s desktop provided its clubbed with an external monitor.
The new Apple iPad Pro comes with thinner bezels than its predecessor and is available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch models. Both the versions come with a super-sharp Liquid Retina display and has rounded corners. The device had to let go of a Touch ID sensor and only comes with a Face ID. The company has done this in order to thin down the bezels of the device.
The ProMotion displays used in the device have the ability to render content at 120 frames per second. They can also sense your fingers or the Apple Pencil at 120GHz.
The upgraded Apple Pencil can charge wireless as soon as it attaches to the tablet with magnets.
Apple’s new iPad Pro is powered by an A12X Bionic chipset and, according to the company, you get a 35% faster single-core and 90% faster multi-core performance compared to that of its predecessors. Coming to the GPU, it is said to be as fast as X Box One S’.
The new Apple iPad Pro runs the full-blown versions of Adobe Photoshop and Autodesk AutoCAD. The device comes with a Folio keyboard that can be attached via magnet.
The base model of the new iPad Pro comes with 64GB storage, and the most high-end one has 1TB. The other two storage variants are 256GB and 512GB.
The new iPad Pros have gone up on pre-orders and will go on sale on November 7. There are two versions – Wi-Fi only and LTE (with nanoSIM and eSIM). Both the models come with a 18W charger.
Coming to the pricing, the 11-inch variant costs $800 for the 64GB storage version. For the 1TB variant in the same screen size, you would have to pay $1,550. Speaking of the 12.9-inch version, its pricing begins at $1,000 and goes up to $1,750 for the 1TB storage model. These were all the prices of the Wi-Fi versions. If you wish to buy the LTE models, you would have to pay $150 more. You would have to buy the Smart Folio separately at $180 for 11-inch model and $200 for the 12.9-inch one. The new Apple Pencil can be bought for $130.