Apple’s iPad Pro lineup is an extremely relevant reference when it comes to discussing tablets. The iPad Pro 12.9, part of the third generation of Apple’s Pro line of tablets, was announced last fall, on October 30th, 2018. Presenting a more attractive appearance than its predecessors, iPad Pro 12.9 is also faster and more flexible.
Apple proclaimed the device as the “future of computing,” claiming it could replace a laptop. The question is: Does the iPad Pro 12.9 deserve all the hype surrounding it? Here is some brief information that could help you decide for yourself.
Does the iPad Pro 12.9 deserve all the hype surrounding it?
Pros and Cons
Gathering some of the most important specifications, we have prepared a list of upsides and downsides regarding the new iPad Pro 12.9.
- 12.9 inch, “Liquid Retina” display
- True Tone feature that measures ambient light to offer you the best experience
- Amazing Speakers
- A12X Bionic Chipset (the most powerful in the world at the moment)
- Aesthetically pleasing design
- Powerful Battery
- USB Type C Port
- Lack of 3.5 mm audio port
- Short range for face ID
- Renders all old accessories obsolete ( forcing you to buy newer, more expensive ones)
- The rear camera lacks Portrait Mode
- High Price
- No support for external storage
The new iPad Pro 12.9 is a big step for Apple. Technically impressive, with a beautiful design, it could be well suited for both work and entertainment purposes. Upon finding out more about it, while also depending on use and, of course, personal preference, the newest iPad Pro could be just the device for you.
However, it does present some weaker characteristics, so, in the end, it’s up to you if you choose to use it for daily work or not. To be honest, iPad Pro 12.9 is an excellent device, but not at all a substitute for laptops or computers, as Apple promoted it.
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