Although iPad Pro contains quite a lot of innovations, its main difference from its predecessors is the enlarged display is the length of its diagonal is 12.9 inches. Tablets with screens significantly more than ten inches on the market are not many, but the popularity they have gained, and the question of the feasibility and usability of such a device still looks quite reasonable.
Applications developer David Smith decided to compare screen new items with displays other devices from Apple. The display resolution of the iPad Pro is 2732 x 2048 (264 dpi), only 5.6 million pixels. This is more than the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (2560 × 1600), 27-inch iMac without Retina (2560 × 1440) and 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (2880 × 1800, only on one side).
Apple has explained a choice of the resolution that the height of the screen of the iPad Pro in a horizontal orientation corresponds to the height of the display of the iPad Air 2 in portrait. The need to increase the tablet screen in Cupertino explain more features of this device. “You can touch to your documents, books, interact with any application. Such a device will allow you to do something that will not allow the iPhone because the tablet is not obliged to fit in your pocket, and something that will not be able to do the laptop, such as tablet does not need to be placed on any surface,” said Phil Schiller.
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Increased by three quarters the size of the display of the iPad Pro will require the device for additional processing power. At the core of the gadget is a single-chip 64-bit platform A9X, characterized twice as faster access to RAM and flash drive and compared to the A8X from the iPad Air 2 at 80% and 90% increased performance CPU and GPU, respectively. In comparison with the first iPad CPU speed increased 22 times, and the GPU in the 360. According to Apple, the A9X has productivity level desktop systems, surpassing in this indicator is 80% of portable PCs sold over the past 12 months.
iPad Pro will be on sale in November this year in three colours — silver, gold and space grey. Model 32 GB costs $799, 64 GB — $949, and 128 GB — $1079. Tablets with LTE will cost $130 more expensive.