September 9, Apple officially announced iPad Pro rumors which circulated last few years. The device was presented at the presentation in San Francisco, CA Vice President of worldwide product marketing at Apple, Phil Schiller.
iPad Pro is the embodiment of the idea of Tim cook. He argues that the era of tablet computers is far from complete, and iPad for years to remain one of the key sources of revenue for Apple. Cook has made a partnership agreement with IBM, which has already helped to create a number of programs for corporate clients, and the logical conclusion was the release of the iPad especially for professionals.
the iPad Pro has a display with a diagonal of 12.9 inches, feature a Retina display with an ultra-high resolution of 2732 x 2048 pixels. The screen has a high enough resolution that the image is not disintegrated into pixels. The density – 263 ppi is comparable to what we see in models of the iPad Air 2.
iPad Pro got an aluminum body in the style of the iPad Air, equipped with four speakers for stereo effect and the touch sensitivity stylus for more precise input. Responsible for the performance of the A9X processor, twice more powerful than the iPad Air 2. Unlike plain iPad “Proshka” received in addition to the special connector Lightning port Smart Connector.
The thickness of the iPad Pro is 6.9 compared to 6.1 mm iPad Air 2. As noted in the company, 12.9-inch tablet three times louder than the “younger” brother, weighs almost as much as the first iPad.
The battery life of the iPad Pro is 10 hours. The novelty will appear in three colors, i.e. pink 12.9-inch gadget will not. The company refused for the version with 16 GB for this device and decided to offer models with 32 or 128 GB to choose from.
Especially for the iPad Pro, the company has developed a keyboard cover and smart digital pen Apple Pencil. These are equipped with sensors that detect the position, power and angle of inclination, and Lightning-connector for charging the accessory directly from your tablet. Mechanism keyboard smart case for iPad Pro is borrowed from the new MacBook models.
It is noteworthy that in the presentation of the iPad Pro has attended even a Microsoft representative who demonstrated the usability of a pen in the Office. In Photoshop “pencil” is also used there.
Despite the September announcement, to buy the iPad Pro will be until November of this year. In October, Apple will open pre-orders for the novelty.
The device will be presented, like the rest of the tablet of the company, in versions with support for mobile networks. Top gadget 128GB + LTE will close on price to the 12-inch MacBook and will cost buyers $1079. Complete with stylus and keyboard cover gadget will cost $1347. For the most affordable iPad Pro, the company asks for $799.
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