iPad Pro With 12.9-Inch Display, Apple Pencil Stylus Launched

Apple has announced the launch of the iPad Pro, ‘the biggest news in iPad since [the original] iPad’. The iPad Pro comes with a 12.9-inch 2732×2048 pixel display, giving you more than 5.6 million pixels to play with. The iPad Pro will ship this November in Silver, Gold, Space Grey colours at a price of $799 for 32GB storage (Wi-Fi only), $949 for 128GB storage (Wi-Fi only), and $1079 for 128GB storage Wi-Fi+LTE variant.

(Also see: iPad Pro vs. iPad Air 2)

The iPad Pro is powered by a new “desktop class” A9X chip, which is 1.8X times faster than its predecessor in CPU tasks. Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President Worldwide Marketing at Apple claimed the iPad Pro is faster than a majority of the PCs that shipped in the last six months. Apple says the new iPad Pro is powerful enough to edit three 4K streams at once.

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The iPad Pro is 6.9mm thin and comes with the standard 10 hour battery life that we’ve come to expect from iPad models. iPad Pro comes with a magnetic connector for the new Smart Keyboard cover, a cover for your iPad with a built-in physical keyboard. Apple also announced the Apple Pencil, a stylus for the iPad Pro. Watch it in action below:

 

The Apple Pencil has sensors for force, angle, position, and a faster digitiser. iOS apps like Mail and Notes have been update to support the Apple Pencil. The Apple Pencil will cost $99 and the Smart Keyboard will be priced at $169, both will ship November.

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The iPad Pro comes with four speakers, and the iPad auto balances left and right, depending upon the way you are holding the iPad.

Apple has also announced the iPad mini 4 which comes with internals similar to last year’s iPad Air 2and is priced at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi variant. Cellular variants start at $529.

(Also see: iPad mini 4 vs. iPad mini 3)

The iPad mini 2 aka iPad mini with Retina display gets a price cut and will now start at $279 for Wi-Fi variant and $409 for cellular option.

Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi

Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi

Display

12.90-inch

Processor

Apple A9X

Front Camera

Yes

Resolution

2732×2048 pixels

RAM

OS

iOS 9

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

8-megapixel

Battery capacity

See full Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi specifications
Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular

Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular

Display

12.90-inch

Processor

Apple A9X

Front Camera

Yes

Resolution

2732×2048 pixels

RAM

OS

iOS 9

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

8-megapixel

Battery capacity

See full Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular specifications
Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi

Display

7.90-inch

Processor

Apple A8

Front Camera

1.2-megapixel

Resolution

1536×2048 pixels

RAM

OS

iOS 9

Storage

16GB

Rear Camera

8-megapixel

Battery capacity

See full Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi specifications
Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular

Display

7.90-inch

Processor

Apple A8

Front Camera

1.2-megapixel

Resolution

1536×2048 pixels

RAM

OS

iOS 9

Storage

16GB

Rear Camera

8-megapixel

Battery capacity

See full Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular specifications
Apple iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi

Apple iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi

Display

7.90-inch

Processor

1.3GHz

Front Camera

1.2-megapixel

Resolution

2048×1536 pixels

RAM

1GB

OS

iOS 7

Storage

16GB

Rear Camera

5-megapixel

Battery capacity

See full Apple iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi specifications
Apple iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular

Apple iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular

Display

7.90-inch

Processor

1.3GHz

Front Camera

1.2-megapixel

Resolution

1536×2048 pixels

RAM

1GB

OS

iOS 7

Storage

16GB

Rear Camera

5-megapixel

Battery capacity

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