Apple iPad Pro Up For Pre-Order In India
iPad Pro 11-inch
iPad Pro 12.9-inch
247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm
280.6 x 214.9 x 5.9 mm
2388 x 1668 px
2732 x 2048 px
Apple A12X Bionic
The iPad Pro 11 inch and iPad Pro 12.9 inch with an edge-to-edge display was launched last month in the US. And now the devices are available for pre-order in India. The new devices are significantly more powerful than the previous generation and now have Face ID support like the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
Design & Specifications
The new iPad Pro has thin bezels on all four sides & is available in two screen sizes which are 11-inch and 12.9-inch. Both the variants have similar specifications except for a few differences. The iPad Pro has a LED-backlit display with a pixel density of 265 ppi. Its displays have a scratch resistant glass and an oleophobic coating which reduces the number of fingerprint smudges left behind after using it. The iPad Pro runs on iOS 12.1 and has the 7 nm A12X Bionic chipset. The chipset is integrated with an Octa-Core CPU and 7 Core GPU. In terms of memory, the larger 12.1-inch variant has 6 GB of RAM while the 11-inch variant gets 4 GB of RAM. With the new iPad Pro, Apple has also bumped up the storage capacities.
The new device is available in 4 storage capacities which are as follows:
- 64 GB
- 256 GB
- 512 GB
- 1 TB
For photography, the iPad Pro has an f/1.8 aperture equipped 12 MP rear sensor & an f/2.2 aperture equipped front-facing cameras. The tablet can shoot 2160p videos at 60fps with the rear camera while the front camera can shoot 1080p videos @ 30fps. The iPad Pro also has a Quad LED dual-tone flash for the rear camera. The 12.9-inch variant has a 36 Wh battery while the 11-inch variant has a smaller 29 Wh battery.
In terms of connectivity, the iPad Pro has 802.11 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a Type-C USB port for charging and data transfer. The device is available in Wi-FI and Wi-Fi + Cellular options. The tablet also has a host of sensors which are Face ID, accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer and a proximity sensor.
With the iPad Pro, Apple also introduced a folio style detachable smart keyboard for it. The keyboard magnetically attaches to the tablet and can be set to two different viewing angles. It is sold separately as an accessory for the iPad Pro & it definitely boosts productivity on the powerful device. The tablet with the smart keyboard is pretty capable of replacing your everyday laptop. Additionally, it offers support for a wide variety of applications which range from casual games to professional video editing software like Luma Fusion.
Apple pencil is an accessory that opens a whole new world of possibilities with the iPad Pro. It is developed for design professionals who are on the go and want a portable workstation. The Apple pencil charges wirelessly from the iPad Pro which it connects to magnetically. To change tools, the user can double-tap on the side of the pencil.
The iPad has always been a class-leading product and with the new keyboard attachment and a more powerful processor, it also intends to challenge the ultrabook segment.
Price, Colors & Availability
The iPad Pro is available in two colors which are Silver & Space Gray. The device is up for pre-order in India and the deliveries will commence soon. The price for different variants of the device is as follows:
|Variant||Apple iPad Pro 11-inch||Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch|
|Wi-Fi + Cellular|