Finally after many rumors we have our iPad Pro. Apple has unveiled its latest addition to the iPad tablet lineup during a special press event in San Francisco. The iPad Pro is a larger version of the traditional iPad. Apple CEO Tim Cook says it’s the “biggest news in iPad since the iPad”
The new iPad has a 12.9-inch display, and makes use of the new split screen app features of iOS 9. The width of the iPad Pro is the same as the height of the iPad Air 2. For the display apple uses the same technology from its iMac with Retina 5K display to bring the iPad Pro pixels to life. iPad Pro has Apple’s new A9X processor, which Apple claims is 1.8 times faster than the previous chip it replaces.
“It is faster than 80 percent of the portable PCs that shipped in the last 12 months,In graphics tasks it’s faster than 90 percent of them.”- claims Schiller
The best part of iPad Pro is the battery life, Apple calms that the battery of iPad pro will last for 10 hours with the ability to edit three streams of 4K video simultaneously. For audio iPad Pro has four-speaker. The new iPad Pro is thinner 6.9mm and weights just 1.57 pounds . iPad Pro has touch iD and support for LTE. There also an an 8-megapixel iSight camera on the rear.
A bigger device which is very thin and lightweight
The new iPad Pro comes with in with a exciting accessory from Apple called as the smart keyboard. It’s covered in a fabric that forms the structure for the keyboard. Three new circles along the side of the device act as a new Smart Connector to attach the keyboard to the iPad Pro.
Bigger iPad Pro has its new “Apple Pencil”, When you’re using the Pencil, the iPad Pro increases the amount of scanning on the surface of the display to improve accuracy. The Apple Pencil has sensitivity sensors so you can press lightly for brief strokes or harder for wider strokes. Apple Pencil uses battery and can be recharged using a Lightning connector that plugs directly into the iPad Pro. Apple also invited Microsoft on stage to demonstrate new versions of its Office for iOS apps that include support for the new Apple Pencil.
A iPad Pro in 32 GB starts at the price tag of $799, while a 128GB version is priced at $949. If you want LTE then the 128GB model comes in at $1079 & the sad part, The new keyboard and apple pencil are not coming build in the iPad Pro, To own them you need to pay $99 for the Pencil & $169 for the keyboard. iPad Pro will be coming in November.