Apple iPad Pro Review 2018 12.9 – New Features, Display, Specs and Performances


Yes, it’s no longer rumour as it uses to be as Apple officially in their October 2018 event which took place yesterday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House. The new iPad Pro has incredible features that will blow your mind and will definitely put you through a taste of owning one for yourself.

With a newly designed liquid retina display, Apple developed a new technology to use 100% Recycled Aluminium to produce the new gadgets which are considered to last longer without scratches.

The gadgets which have been released to effect delivery from 7th of November, 2018 comes in two different versions in terms of the display which has 11 and 12.9 inches display respectively. What creates more fun in using the new iPad Pro is the fact that the size and weight have been reduced and it still comes with up to 12.9 inches display on like the previous iPad that has 10 inches

iPad Pro Face ID
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A Face ID which has been rebranded by the Apple company has the feature to replace the home button. This means that in the new iPad Pro, the Apple company completely removed the home button leaving you in a confused stage of how to return back to home or minimize a window.

Apple in the same iPad Pro has enabled another feature which allows you to minimize and view all open tabs on the new iPad Pro which is very rare in the iPhone XR and other 10 versions.

This feature is extended to allowing you view up to two windows at the same time giving you the opportunity to drag and drop images from one window to another especially when you are taking note or maybe composing a blog post and at the same time trying to get an image online.

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With the new technology, you can view your iPad from any angle; Landscape and Portrait in any position either upside down or whatever and you will still have the control over your iPad. Should you try to go back to home, you can either with your iPad Pro Pencil with a click return or double tap with double fingers.

The iPad Pro Pencil

ipad pro redesigned pencil
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This is a redesigned interface that allows you even more control over your iPad Pro using the Pencil. It has so many functions to give you more access to your gadget and adding fun and value. If your iPad Pro is on sleep, you can either use a Face ID to put it on wake or simply touch you Pencil to unlock. The Pencil is also used for drawing and sketching especially when using the special apps that are now available for use in the new iPad Pro.

I the previous 10 pixels display, the function to design architectural works using Desktop AutoCAD was not included either was Photoshop installed. But in the new iPad Pro, Apple has partnered with various tech companies including Adobe, NBA AutoCAD etc to integrate a renown Photoshop for image editing and effects same as the desktop version, NBA sport with a top-notch graphics which makes players more personalized giving you a live experience as if you are playing a live match and also AutoCAD for sketches respectively and many more.

The iPad Pro Pencil is either looking like it has a magnet attached to it which automatically attached itself to the right position of the gadget if hovered.

iPad Pro Display

ipad pro display
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Liquid Retina Display – iPad Pro has been reduced to 5.9mm display making it thinner than the 10inches. Basically, the gadget comes in two respective display which includes 11-inches and 12 inches. With 2388 x 1668 resolution, you can view images in up to 3.98 million pixels

The Apple iPad Pro comes with Liquid Retina display 11-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology 2388-by-1668-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) ProMotion technology Wide color display (P3) True Tone display Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating Fully laminated display Antireflective coating 1.8% reflectivity 600 nits brightness


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iPad Prod display
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It didn’t just come with only 11 inches but with the 12.9 inch Liquid Retina display, (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology 2732-by-2048-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) ProMotion technology Wide color display (P3) True Tone display Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating Fully laminated display Antireflective coating 1.8% reflectivity 600 nits brightness.

Key Features of iPad Pro

  1. Face ID – Most Secure facial authentication ever in a tablet either Portrait or landscape and you can keep it facing any position
  2. Apple Pay with Face ID
  3. Image signal processor
  4. Depth engine
  5. HEVC encoder
  6. HEVC decoder
  7. Video processor
  8. 64-bit control CPVs
  9. Apple Performance controller
  10. Secure Enslave
  11. Display Engine
  12. Smart Keyboard Folio
  13. All screen design
  14. Liquid Retina Display
  15. ProMotion display
  16. Wide Color Support
  17. True Tone display
  18. Advanced Face ID
  19. True Depth Camera
  20. Animoji and Memoji
  21. Group FaceTime
  22. Smart HDR
  23. Four Speaker audio woofer and tweeter pairs wider stereo sound
  24. Gigabit-class LTE
  25. eSIM technology
  26. Bluetooth 5.0
  27. 12MP Camera
  28. Improved True Tone Flash
  29. 4k 60-fps
  30. 10 hour all day battery life
  31. 18 Watt power adapter
  32. Memory Controller
  33. System Cache
  34. High-Performance fabric
  35. Always on Processor
  36. Audio Subsystem
  37. Fast storage controller
  38. 1TB storage capacity
  39. USB-C which Support Charging out from your USB-C, connect with external cameras, monitor etc.

iPad Pro Specifications

  • Display – 11 inches and 12.9 inches
  • Resolution – 2388 x 1668
  • Body display – 5.9mm
  • Face ID – YES
  • Processor – Core i5 -8 Core CPU giving it up to 90% faster
  • Neural Engine
  • Operating System – iOS12
  • Colors Available – Silver, Space Gray
  • Storage – 64GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
  • Size & Weight – 11-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi models come with 1.03 pounds (468 grams) while Wi-Fi + Cellular models come with 1.03 pounds (468 grams) and 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi models come with 1.39 pounds (631 grams) and Wi-Fi + Cellular models come with 1.4 pounds (633 grams)
  • Home button –  NO
  • Power Button – YES
  • Volume Up/Down button – YES
  • Chip – A12X Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture Neural Engine Embedded M12 coprocessor
  • Camera – 12 Mega Pixels
  • Audio – 4 Speakers
  • Wifi – (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); simultaneous dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth – 5.0
  • SIM Card Support – Nano‑SIM (supports Apple SIM6) eSIM6
  • Apple Pay with FaceID – Yes
  • Battery Life – All day life power up to 13 hours
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Incredible Apps in the New iPad Pro

  1. Desktop AutoCAD for sketching and drawings
  2. Adobe Photoshop for photo editing and many more others

Apple iPad Pro Price

11 inch Price Start from

  • $799 – 64GB
  • $949 – 256GB
  • $1149 – 512GB
  • $1549 – 1TB

12.9 inch Price start from

  • $999 – 64GB
  • $1149 – 256GB
  • $1349 – 512GB
  • $1749 – 1TB