Apple has released four new iPads globally and in India today. The new line includes an 11-inch iPad Pro and a 12.9-inch iPad Pro in both Wi-Fi and Cellular versions.
Apple iPad Pro features, chipset, operating system, more
The new iPad Pro comes with a LiDAR scanner along with motion sensors, making it a great device for augmented reality (AR). All iPad Pro models run iPadOS 13.4 and are powered by the A12Z Bionic chip. Apple also offers trackpad support for the new iPads, giving users a new way to interact with the device. Rather than duplicating the macOS experience, the touchpad support transforms to highlight user interface elements as users move their finger across the touchpad. It also supports multi-touch gestures on the touchpad. The iPad Pro is claimed to have a battery life of up to 10 hours. It is also said to have faster Wi-Fi connectivity and gigabit-class LTE that is 60 percent faster with support for more LTE bands than any other tablet.2020 iPad Pro. Image: Apple
Apple iPad Pro screen and camera
The iPad Pro comes in an 11-inch and 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display with P3 wide color support. The iPad Pro screen also comes with ProMotion technology, which automatically adjusts the screen refresh rate up to 120 Hz. The iPad Pro features a dual camera setup on the back with a 12 MP wide camera with support for 4K video and a 10 MP ultra-wide camera.
Apple iPad Pro, Pencil 2, prices and availability of the smart keyboard
The new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be available in silver and space gray finishes. The iPad comes with a 128GB starting configuration, along with 256GB, 512GB and 1TB configurations. The 11-inch iPad Pro starts at Rs 71,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 85,900 for the Wi-Fi + model Cellular. Meanwhile, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro starts at Rs 89,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 103,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. Apple has yet to reveal the availability dates for the new iPad Pro. generation for iPad Pro is available for Rs 10,900 The new Smart Keyboard Folio for the new iPad Pro is available in space gray for Rs 7,500 for the 11-inch iPad Pro and Rs 9,900 for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro with layouts for over 30 languages, including Simplified Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and SpanishThe new iPad Pro comes with a smart keyboard. Image: Apple
IPadOS 13.4 deployment and supported device
The new iPads will run iPadOS 13.4 with trackpad support, which according to Apple will be available on March 24 as a free software update for all iPad Pro models, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, and iPad mini. 4 and later. Trackpad support will be available on any iPad running iPadOS 13.4 and will work with Apple’s Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad 2, and Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro. Third-party mice connected via Bluetooth or USB are also supported.
Apple Magic Keyboard Features and Specifications
Apple also today introduced the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro, which comes with a floating design that smoothly adjusts to different angles up to 130 degrees. The keyboard comes with a backlit keyboard, scissor mechanism, and touchpad. The Magic Keyboard features USB-C transfer charging, keeping the USB-C port on iPad Pro free for accessories including external drives and displays.Apple claims the new iPad Pro is the best device for AR. Image: Apple
Apple Magic Keyboard pricing and availability
The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro will be available for purchase in May for Rs 27,900 for the 11-inch iPad Pro and Rs 31,900 for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro with layouts for over 30 languages including Simplified Chinese, French, German, Japanese. and Spanish. Find the latest and upcoming tech gadgets online at Tech2 Gadgets. Get tech news, gadget reviews and ratings. Popular gadgets including specifications, features, pricing, laptop, tablet and mobile device comparison.