The release of Apple's iPad Pro is a move by the company to hopefully resuscitate its flailing sales in the tablet market. By providing users with a humongous tablet, which can even function better as a laptop, Apple managed to cast its net to capture various users: those who use cell phones, those who prefer to work on a flat device and those who look for the flexibility and efficiency of laptops.
The screen of the iPad Pro measures 12.9 inches diagonally. With that said, it could be presumed that the portrait setting of the gadget is as large as the landscape option of other tablets. Tech experts revealed that in comparison to the iPad Air 2, the iPad Pro is 78% bigger regarding its screen size. With the said size of the iPad Pro, it comes as no surprise that its Retina display reaches 2732 x 208 as well as 5.6 million pixels. Given the size of the device, Apple allows iPad Pro users to split the screen to give grant them the efficiency of working simultaneously on different apps. Surprisingly, though, the iPad Pro weighs merely less than 1.6 pounds.
Inside, the iPad Pro is installed with iOS 9. It also boasts of an A9X processor, which is said to be designed by Apple themselves. The iPad Pro also comes with four speakers, so audio quality is guaranteed. The cameras found in other Apple products are made available in the iPad Pro. However, the biggest change is the introduction of the Pencil.
According to reports, the Pencil will appeal to artists and creative types. As could be deduced from its name, this Apple accessory will allow the user to draw, sketch and even write on the iPad Pro screen. However, this gadget does not come with the iPad Pro as it is required to be purchased separately. Another notable accessory is the Smart Keyboard. This will allow the user to utilize the iPad Pro as a laptop. Hence, owners of iPad Pro could be spared of the experience of lugging around heavy laptops. Moreover, the Smart Keyboard is very light as it can be folded - a feature that will significantly add to the convenience quality of the iPad Pro.
An iPad Pro will set you back $799 for the 32 GB variety. This version is identified as a Wi-Fi only model only. As for the 128 GB version, it will cost $949. Should you opt to purchase the 128 GB with the cellular option, then be ready to shell out $1079. For those willing to spend extra bucks, Apple also offers accessories for the iPad Pro to maximize the experience of using a huge tablet. The price for the Pencil is set at $99 while the Smart Keyboard is given a $169 price tag.