“The 11-inch and 12.9-inch 2020 iPad Pro models also feature edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display, LiDAR camera for AR applications, and gigabit-class LTE speeds”
The iPad Pro lineup has been silently refreshed with new internals and external design. The new iterations of the 11-inch and 12.9-inch Pro tablets bring a new camera system at the back with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a LiDAR camera that can measure the distance to surrounding objects up to 5 meters away for AR applications. The iPad Pro 2020 tablets have five studio-quality microphones for capturing super clean audio too. More importantly, though, the iPad Pro 2020 tablets offer support for trackpad through iPad OS 13.4 and it offers a more natural typing for tasks like writing, selecting text, etc. Apple says that the trackpad is designed specifically for the touch-first experience and the cursor highlights the UI elements, text fields and apps on the Home screen and Dock.
iPad Pro 2020 price in India
The 11-inch iPad Pro 2020 price in India starts at Rs 71,900 for the 128GB Wi-Fi only model and Rs 85,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The 12.9-inch variant is priced at Rs 89,900 for the Wi-Fi edition and Rs 1,03,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular option. The tablet will be available in Silver and Space Gray colours. The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro sets you back by Rs 27,900 for the 11-inch variant and Rs 31,900 for the 12.9-inch model. It will be available for purchase starting in May. The second-generation Apple Pencil will cost Rs 10,900. There’s also a new Smart Keyboard Folio, priced at Rs 7,500 and Rs 9,900 for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2020 models, respectively.
iPad Pro 2020 specifications and features
As mentioned above, the iPad Pro 2020 comes in two screen sizes- 11-inch and 12.9-inch. Both feature ProMotion displays with 120Hz refresh rate, TrueTone support, and 264 pixels per inch. The tablets are powered by a new eight-core A12Z Bionic chipset with Neural Engine that Apple claims is faster and more powerful than most Windows PC laptops. The latest Apple tablet will be available in 128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB/ 1TB storage options. Apple claims the battery on the iPad Pro can last up to 10 hours. The tablets also have support for gigabit-class LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity.
In terms of optics, the iPad Pro features a 12MP wide-angle lens and a 10MP ultra-wide-angle lens. It can record 4K videos. The LiDAR Scanner is said to improve the Measure app by making it faster and easier to automatically calculate the height. The Measure app also now comes with Ruler View for more granular measurements.
Apple has also introduced a second-generation Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard Folio, and Magic Keyboard with backlit keys that magnetically attaches to the iPad Pro. The unique cantilevered hinges of the keyboard allow smooth adjustments of the viewing angle up to 130-degrees. Its trackpad’s fluid gestures are said to make it easy to switch between apps, access the app switcher, and activate the Dock, Control Center and apps in Slide Over. The keyboard offers a 1mm key travel and features USB Type-C pass-through charging. Apple says that it has updated iWork suite of apps to take full advantage of the trackpad with new templates in Pages and Keynote.