Apple has released the new iPads. The iPad Pro has a 12.9″ Retina display.
The new iPad Pro is designed for multimedia and multitasking. The display is 12.9″ 2738 x 2048p IPS LCD and 264 PPI. The display has variable refresh rate to improve performance and increase battery life.
The iPad Pro has a A9X chip thats 1.8 times faster than the A8X. Apple also promises a 10 hour battery life. The Pro is 6.9mm thick and it weights 712 grams.
Apple also introduced a bunch of accessories for the iPad Pro. The Smart Keyboard has the same switches the MacBook uses and it connects to the iPad via three magnetic dots in the side of the iPad Pro. With Apple Pencil, Apple reintroduces users to a stylus. The Pencil is pressure and angle sensitive. The Pencil is rechargeable via the Lightning Port in the iPad.
The prices start at $799 for the 32GB model. The Apple Pencil costs $99 and the Smart Keyboard costs $169. The iPad Pro comes in the usual three colors, gold, silver and grey and will be available in November.
Apple also updated the iPad mini. Mini 4 now packs the same specifications that the iPad Air has but in a different chassis. The iPad mini 4 starts at $399.