Apple’s new iPad Pro, which comes with the Apple M1 Silicon chip, is now up for pre-orders. This chip is an 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores, an 8-core GPU and a 16-core Neural Engine. Users can buy this device from Apple’s official website or book one from Best Buy or Amazon. This device was introduced in its ‘Spring Loaded’ event on April 20, where the company shared a lot about it. Let’s dive in to know more about this iPad Pro.
iPad Pro Comes with M1
So, the company has put this device for pre-orders starting today, April 30. There would be two models:
- 11-inch iPad Pro 2021: This device comes for a starting price of $799, a Wi-Fi-only model, whereas the mid-level device comes for $999 and is a Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The top variant comes with 2TB of storage and Wi-Fi + cellular connectivity and costs $2,099 (₹1,84,900).
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2021: This model is available at a starting price of $1,099 and has 128GB storage, and is a Wi-Fi-only device. The upper variant comes for $1,299 and is a Wi-Fi + cellular model. The most expensive top-of-the-line model is priced at $2,399.
Talking about iPad Pro 2021, we now have the device with Apple’s own M1 chip, which comes with an 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores along with an 8-core GPU and a 16-core Neural Engine.
Apple will bring these devices in several storage configurations, including 8GB of RAM + 128GB/256GB/512GB storage, while the 1TB and 2TB storage options get 16GB of RAM.
Then we also heard that the larger 12.9-inch model is coming with the new ‘Liquid Retina XDR,’ which makes use of a mini-LED panel that uses tiny LEDs as the backlight source. The display has over 10,000 mini LEDs offering up to 1600-nits of peak brightness, making it one of the brightest displays on an iPad. The smaller 11-inch model gets a standard display capable of 600-nits of brightness.
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