Apple has officially introduced the new iPad Pro. This is the iPad with the largest 12.9-inch screen, a resolution of 2732×2048 pixels with more than 5.6 million pixels which is the most advanced display ever from Apple. Apple iPad Pro come with 64-bit A9X chip, with 1.8 times faster and higher than the iPad Air 2 A8X chip.
A new Apple iPad Pro has a larger screen when compared to the MacBook 12” and even the MacBook 13“. In the premiere, Apple iPad Pro running AutoCAD application and everything went very smoothly. It can be dedicated tablet for those who work professionally, such as architects, building design or industry segment.
Talking about the iPad Pro display, it has a 12.9-inch screen with an advanced technology from Apple. With a resolution of 5.6 million pixels, iPad Pro will bring an excellent quality images. And for the first time on an Apple screen comes with a refresh rate variability, that means when it’s not needed, the frequency will be reduced, which helps to save battery life.
More details about the Apple A9X chip on iPad Pro, a new processor with faster processing speeds, better graphics capabilities and many other improvements. Apple has developed 3rd generation 64-bit A9X processor which gives the iPad Pro higher performance compared to its predecessor.
Regarding graphics power, Apple claims the iPad Pro has the equivalent performance of currently available gaming consoles. Compared to the original iPad, it is increased up to 22 times. With such power, iPad Pro could operate continuously for up to 10 hours, equivalent to the iPad Air 2.
On design, the iPad Pro has nothing special compared to the current iPad models. At the front we have a 12.9-inch screen with the same Touch ID Home button in the middle of the bottom edge. On top a camera sensor, front side with a power button and headphone jacks as usual. The back panel has an 8-megapixels iSight camera. The right side with a volume button and microphone layout. And on the left side has a new connector that Apple called Smart Connector, with this user can connect iPad Pro accessories such as Smart Keyboard.
In addition, Apple also introduced Apple Pencil for new iPad Pro. Perhaps this is accessories for the architect or painter etc. There are such applications like Mail Notes, Microsoft Office for iOS or Adobe Photoshop from Fix, Adobe Sketch etc. all are compatible with Apple Pencil.
The most impressive thing on iPad Pro is its slim and lightweight design, especially the thickness of the iPad Pro just 6.9mm and it weighs only 0.7kg. Apple said that with this weight, users can comfortably use the tablet for a long time. It has a 4 external speakers, arranged in four corners.
The Apple iPad Pro comes with a pre-installed iOS 9 operating system. With new features on iOS 9, the iPad Pro also will become stronger. A newly designed split screen function, allowing users to run more than one application at a time. Applications like Notes, Maps and News are also being redesigned to give better experience on split screen function.
Apple is expected to starts selling the iPad Pro from November, available in silver, gold and gray variants. The iPad Pro 32GB WiFi version will cost $799, the 128GB WiFi is $949 and the 128GB + LTE version around $1,079. While price for two accessories such as Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil around $169 and $99 respectively.