As per the schedule, Apple has launched new iPad Pro. As the same as the latest MacBook Air and Pro. Improvements of the iPad Pro, mainly on the inside.
The new iPad Pro has a new 8-core M1 processor, the same chip use in the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini. Apple asserts that it will deliver significant change in performance than the previous generation. The performance of graphics will be over 1,500 times faster. The chip comes out with a few new features like an advanced image signal processor and a next-generation 16-core Neural engine. Apple also says that the Wi-Fi models battery will last up to 10 hours, and Cellular models will stand for almost 9 hours of battery life.
The new iPad Pro will support Thunderbolt 3 and USB 4 and the 5G connectivity. This new iPad will support eSIM and offer the broadest 5G coverage worldwide, and speed will reach 4Gbps. Apple didn't mention its U1 locator chip.
There have improvements on the camera as well. The company says that the new iPad Pro will capture "incredible details" in low-light conditions with the ISP and LIDAR scanner. A TrueDepth system on the device's front camera will allow users to unlock the device with facial recognition. The new 12MP ultra-wide camera comes with a 120-degree field of view. The new feature called Center Stage that the camera would automatically pan to follow you around during video calls. Facebook Portal and some smart displays also offer similar features.
The new iPad Pro will support the Smart Keyboard Folio, the Magic Keyboard, and Apple Pencil. The Magic keyboard will be available in a new white color. On the gaming side, the new device will also support PS5 and Xbox controllers with haptics.
The new iPad Pro uses a 100 per cent recycled aluminium enclosure. They use 100 per cent recycled rare earth elements for the magnets in the section and the speakers.
The new iPad Pro comes in two sizes, as the previous 11-inch option and a 12.9-inch option, and the weights will be starting at 1.03 pounds and 1.5 pounds, respectively. Both configurable with up to 2TB of storage and 16GB of RAM. It comes with a 20W USB-C power adapter and a one-meter USB-C charging cable. The 12.9-inch model has a 40.88 watt-hour battery, and the smaller device has a 28.65 watt-hour battery.
Apple claims the iPad Pro also include Liquid Retina XDR, which Apple says delivers "XDR-level brightness, a new Mini-LED screen. The 2732 x 2048 display has 10,000 Mini LEDs and will reach 1,000 nits of brightness and a one million-to-one contrast ratio. These all come with only 12.9-inch models, and the 11-inch models will arrive at 2388 x 1688 resolution with a regular Liquid Retina display, which will make brightness out at 600 nits.
The 12.9-inch one will start at BDT 81,000.00 for Wi-Fi and BDT 99,000.00 for Wi-Fi + Cellular, the 11-inch model will begin at $799 for Wi-Fi and $999 for Wi-Fi + Cellular. And both will be available at the Education store as well.
Both models will be available in the second half of May, and preorders will live on 30th April.