Apple updates iPad Pro (12.9-inch)

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Today at Apple’s WWDC 17 Keynote, Apple launched an updated iPad Pro with better specs and great upgrades.

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The world’s most advanced display


  • 12.9-inch Retina display with 2732- by-2048 resolution and 5.6 million pixels for rich details in photos and razor-sharp text.
  • Delivers a wide color gamut (P3) and is the brightest and least reflective display—so everything looks amazing.
  • The True Tone display adjusts intensity and color temperature to the ambient lighting for a more comfortable viewing experience.
  • With up to a 120Hz refresh rate, scrolling, game play, and Apple Pencil feel smoother and more responsive.
  • ProMotion adjusts the display refresh rate to match the frame rate of the content.

Powerful A10X Fusion chip

  • Most advanced chip in any iPad, and more powerful than most PC laptops.
  • With up to 30 percent faster CPU and 40 percent faster graphics performance than the A9X chip, iPad Pro still delivers a 10-hour battery life.

Advanced cameras

  • 12MP camera with Quad-LED True Tone flash captures beautiful photos and 4K HD video.
  • 7MP FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash captures gorgeous selfies and clear video calls.

Ultrafast wireless

  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO delivers up to 866 Mbps.
  • LTE Advanced cellular connectivity with support for 25 LTE bands.
  • Embedded Apple SIM lets you purchase data plans right on iPad in more than 180 countries and regions.

iOS 11

  • Be more productive with multitasking features—Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture.
  • iOS 11 comes in the fall with features that make iPad even more capable.

More than 1.3 million apps

Apps designed for iPad—for productivity, creativity, gaming, travel, photos, and more.

Touch ID

  • A fast, easy, and secure way to unlock your iPad and log in to apps using your fingerprint.
  • Approve purchases from iTunes, App Store, and iBooks Store, and use Apple Pay within apps.

Additional Accessories

  • Smart Keyboard
  • Apple Pencil (1st Gen)
  • Smart Cover (now available in leather again), Leather sleeve, and Pencil case
  • Lightening adapters for iPad
  • AppleCare+ for iPad (2years)
Holden Satterwhite
Author: Holden Satterwhite

Founder of Appleosophy and Redfruit Media. Twitter: @hesatter

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