Apple has introduced an all new 10.5-inch iPad Pro along with a redesigned 12.9-inch iPad Pro at its WWDC 2017. The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro boasts of 20 percent larger display thanks to the reduction of 40 percent smaller bezels.
“These are by far the most powerful iPads we’ve ever created with the world’s most advanced displays featuring ProMotion, the powerful new A10X Fusion chip and the advanced camera system of iPhone 7,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing. “Together with iOS 11, these new iPad Pro models will radically change what users can do with iPad.”
The New 10.5-inch iPad Pro Features
With the 40 percent smaller bezels, the display looks ideal for both media consumption and gaming. It’s certainly the most efficient display on any iPad. With the True Tone display, wide color gamut, low reflectivity allows you to make the most of your movie time. Besides, the tablet weighs just 1 pound.
Improved Typing Experience
The new iPad Pro is compatible with a full-size on-screen keyboard. As a result, you will have a better typing experience on your tablet. For a moment, you will seem to forget your MBP as the tablet will be good enough to let you carry out your task with ease.
There is a new screen technology named ProMotion that provides improved display performance. It doubles up the display refresh rate to 120Hz. It has been designed to work with more smoothly with the Apple Pencil.
A dynamically adjusting refresh rate also features on the new displays, which adjust depending on the content being viewed, with intelligent energy saving.
iPad Pro 10.5 -inch and 12.9-inch Battery Life
The new iPad Pro provides up to 10 hours of battery life. The A10X six-core Fusion CPU along with a twelve core GPU deliver 40 percent faster graphics performance.
12 Megapixel Rear and 7 MP Front Cameras
The iPad Pro comes with the 12-megapixel rear camera, while the front-facing camera is 7 megapixels. The tablet can let you capture stunning photos and videos even in low light environments.
The 2017 iPad Pro comes in silver, space gray, gold and rose gold.
iPad Pro 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch Price and Availability
- The 10.5-inch iPad Pro price starts at $649 with 64GB storage and Wi-Fi only. You will have to pay $779 for 64GB storage and cellular capabilities.
- The 12.9-inch iPad Pro price starts at $799 for 64GB and Wi-Fi only. You will have to pay $929 for 64GB with cellular.
Both the models are available in 256GB and 512GB storage capacities.
You can order them today. They will be available next week.
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