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  • Apple quietly updates the iPad Pro


    Source: Apple









    Specs: 
    • SoC: A12Z Bionic with 8c GPU, Neural Enginem M12 motion coprocessor, and secure enclave
    • Display: IPS LCD display which Apple calls Liquod Retina (P3 color gamut, 120 Hz variable refresh rate, True Tone, fully la,inated with antireflective coating, up to 600 nits brightness)
    • Resolution: 2388 x 1668 for 11”, 2732 x 2048 for 12.9” 
    • Cameras: 1 wide 12 MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, and a 10 MP, f/2.4 aperture ultra wide with 125 degree fov, 2x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom, TrueDepth Camera: 7 MP photos, f/2.2 aperture
    • Microphones: five microphones
    • Wireless: supports 802.11 ax WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5, cellular models support LTE
    • Security: Face ID authentication 
    • Battery: 11” has 28.65 Wh Li-polymer battery, 12.9” has 36.71 Wh Li-polymer battery which Apple claims both to achieve 10 hours of wireless web or watching videos on wifi, up to 9 hours of surfing or watching video on LTE
    • Now supports a mouse cursor 
    • wifi only starts at $799 for the 128 GB wifi only 11” model, $899 for 256 GB, $1099 for 512 GB and $1299 for the 1TB, for the cellular model, you have to add $150 on top 
    • 12.9” wifi only model starts at a whopping $999 for 128 GB, $1099 for 256 GB, $1299 for 512 GB, and $1499 for 1TB, for the cellular variant just add $150 on top
    • The 2nd gen magic keyboard sells at $300 for the 11”, $350 for the 12.9”. Both keyboards now comes with a trackpad to do similar macOS gestures. The keys are backlit and uses the scissor switches, not the caca butterfly switches. 

       
    • Available on the 25th of March, Magic Keyboard is available on May



    So Apple decided to quietly launching their new iPad instead of waiting for their online only WWDC 2020. It looks a lot like the 2018 iPad Pro other than the ugly camera bump on the rear. Personally I’m still happy with my 2018 9.7” iPad but thankfully the base model now starts at 128 GB. 












     












     




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