The best new features of iPad Pro 2018

The new iPad Pro has a frameless design, there is no Home button, but there is Face ID technology. And the new Apple Pencil is mounted on

Magnetic insert on the side of the iPad. At last. Apple first redesigned the iPad since Steve Jobs introduced the first model. This is a big event. Below we will tell you about all the changes of the new iPad Pro.

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Frameless design

The Home button is no more, so the screen of the new iPadIt occupies almost the entire front panel, and the corners of the tablet are rounded. In addition, it has become lighter and thinner. The thickness of the tablet is only 5.9 mm, which is a millimeter thinner than the previous generation. The 11-inch iPad Pro weighs in at 468g and the 12.9-inch at 631g.



The size of the 11-inch model remains the same, butthe screen has become larger. The size of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is also impressive: the screen remains the same, and the tablet itself has become much smaller. Its size has become 25% smaller.

Display Liquid retina

The new iPad Pros have LCD displays, but they got better. This is the same display as the iPhone XR. Apple calls it Liquid Retina. It has 264 pixels per inch and all the same features as the previous iPad Pro: ProMotion technology, wide color gamut, True Tone technology and Apple Pencil support.

Face ID

Face ID works on iPad no matterin what position do you hold him. The front camera is on top of the display in a vertical position, but the recognition works fine in the horizontal. Even if you hold the tablet upside down, Face ID will still work.

Face ID also works with Apple Pay. In addition, the new front camera provides the functions of Animoji and Memoji.

Lack of button Home

New iPads join iPhone XS line -now all navigation is done with gestures. Instead of the Home button, there is a Home indicator on the screen. To return to the home screen or unlock the tablet, just pull the indicator up. The control point opens from the upper right corner of the screen.

CPU A12X Bionic

The processor inside the new iPad Pro is just a monster. It consists of an 8-core central processor with 4 cores of maximum power and 4 energy-saving ones. All 8 cores can work simultaneously! This is serious power. The new processor runs 90% faster at maximum load.

Apple's 7-core GPU is no less impressive - it has become twice as good.



New Apple Pencil

The 2nd generation Apple Pencil has been greatly improved. Now it is not round, but with one flat side and a matte finish, making it easier to hold in your hand. In addition, the stylus has become smaller. It is attached to the side of the new tablet with a magnetic mount and is automatically charged from it without any wires.

In addition, there is a surface on the flat side,recognizing gestures. For example, you can double-tap the stylus to quickly switch between a brush and an eraser in Notes. Gesture actions will vary by application.

The new Apple Pencil costs 10,790 rubles.

Smart Keyboard Folio

Smart Keyboard also updated for newiPad It is still attached to the tablet with a magnet and works the same, but now it can be positioned at two different angles. Alternatively, you can press Spacebar twice to activate Face ID and unlock your tablet.



Smart Keyboard Folio for the 11-inch model costs 14,990 rubles, and for the 12.9-inch - 16,490 rubles. If you do not need a keyboard, you can buy the Smart Folio case itself.


The unthinkable happened - the Lightning connector was replacedto the USB-C connector. This is not Thunderbolt, but USB-C 3.1 with 10 Gb transmission. Now you can connect cameras, flash cards, etc. to the tablet. When you connect a device, the corresponding application will open.

Thanks to the USB-C connector, the new iPad canconnect to full-fledged monitors that will work as extensions. You can edit video on the iPad while looking at the big screen. Now iPad even supports 5K displays!

1TB of memory

This is a very important part for professionals, iPadPro now contains up to 1TB of memory. It is very expensive and not needed by most users. However, for those who work with editing files in Photoshop or with video editors, additional memory is definitely useful.

Not connector for headphone

Apple removed the headphone jack from the new iPad Pro. If you want to listen to music while you work, you will need wireless headphones. Do not even connect Lightning headphones to new tablets.

18w power adapter

Previously, the iPad Pro came with a 12W power adapter, and now Apple uses an 18W adapter. Does this mean that a new 10W adapter will be included with the new iPhone?

The 11-inch iPad Pro costs from 65,990 rubles, and the 12.9-inch - 81,990 rubles. These are the options with 64GB of memory. You can order new models now, and they will go on sale on November 7th.