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At the WWDC 2017 event, Apple has officially debuted the long-rumored 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. The new tablets now feature “the most advanced displays on the planet” and slimmer bezels.
The new True Tone displays feature a wide color gamut, wide color gamut and very high brightness of 600 nits. The panels also support HDR video content, offers ultra-low reflectivity and has a fast refresh rate up to 120Hz. The new tablets are said to offer up to 10 hours of battery life and finally features fast charging support.
The new iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9-inch tablets are powered by the 6-core Apple A10X processor that consists of three high-performance cores and three high-efficiency cores and the GPU which features twelve computing cores. Apple claims that the new CPU offers 30% better performance and the GPU with 40% increase in graphics boost over the previous generation. The new devices run on the latest iOS 11 out of the box.
Apple also claims that users will be able to perform drag and drop and the multi-window applications can be repositioned at will. Apple also adds the option of having a full-sized keyboard, a new Files application to access your data and also a multi-select feature. You can basically access an image from the Files application, and drag the photo to the messenger application, and drop it on the chat.
The new Apple iPad 10.5/12.9 tablets borrow the same 12MP main camera and the 7MP FaceTime HD camera from the iPhone 7. The new iPads come with a minimum storage of 64GB. You can also opt for the 256GB and 512GB variants.
The Apple iPad Pro 10.5 will come in Silver, Space Gray, Gold and Rose Gold colors. Storage options include the 64GB model with WiFi that costs AED 2499, the 64GB with cellular that costs AED 2999, the 256GB with WiFi for AED 2899, the 256GB with LTE for AED 3399, and the 512GB model for AED 3699 with WiFi/ LTE for AED 4199.
The Apple iPad Pro 12.9 will be sold with color options of Silver, Space Gray, and Gold. Storage options start from 64GB with WiFi that costs AED 2999, the 64GB with LTE for AED 3499, the 256GB WiFI model for AED 3399, the 256GB LTE model for AED 3899, the 512GB WiFi model for AED 4199 and the 512GB iPad Pro 12.9 with LTE for AED 4699.
The Apple iPad Pro 10.5 and the Apple iPad 12.9 tablets can be ordered from the Apple AE website.