The new iPad with M1 Pro variant is starting at the price of Rs. 71,990 for the 11 inch variant and 99,900 for the 12.9 inch variant
The first Apple Event of 2021 was not a mere Apple show like the April 2020 Apple Event, this one was packed with multiple surprises and carried a suitable title ‘Spring Loaded‘. The iPad Pro 2020 successor is not a mere upgrade from the already powerful machine, it is perhaps the most capable handheld device in the entire tech industry. How better is it? Oh, this one is packed with tons of power loaded materials.
What is the iPad with M1 Pro?
Apple today announced the most powerful and advanced iPad Pro ever, pushing the limits of what’s possible on iPad. The addition of the Apple-designed M1 chip delivers a massive leap in performance, making iPad Pro the fastest device of its kind. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro features a new Liquid Retina XDR display that brings extreme dynamic range to iPad Pro, offering a stunning visual experience with more true-to-life details to the most demanding HDR workflows.
The new iPad with M1 comes with cellular models with 5G deliver even faster wireless connectivity when on the go, and to provide users with pro-level throughput for high-speed accessories, iPad Pro now includes support for Thunderbolt. Additionally, an all-new Ultra Wide front camera enables Center Stage, a new feature that automatically keeps users perfectly framed for even more engaging video calls.
The new iPad Pro is available to order beginning Friday, April 30, on apple.com, and will be available in the second half of May.
Apple iPad Pro Price in India
The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is packed at a starting price of Rs 99,900, whereas the 11-inch model is still available for a price as low as Rs 71,900. The iPad Pro models are available in Silver and Space Grey colour options. Both the 12.9-inch and 11-inch iPad Pro models are available in several storage configurations, including 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB. The Wi-Fi model for the iPad Pro starts from Rs 71,900, while the Wi-Fi + Cellular model is available from Rs 85,900. The new iPad with M1 has launched at the rate of its predecessor.
The M1 Chipset
The M1 Chipset, possibly the most popular chipset of 2021 is in itself a giant leap in the MacBook section. This chipset has outperformed the Intel i7 and i9 processors in various areas, and now like a science fiction movie, there will be one chipset on multiple Apple devices, this include the iMac 2021, MacBook 2020 and the new iPad with M1.
The new iPad Pro 2021 is powered by Apple’s custom M1 chip, which delivers up to 50 percent faster CPU and up to 40 percent faster GPU performance than the A12Z chip. The tablet can be configured with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 2TB of storage. The iPad Pro also gets a Thunderbolt port with peak transfer speeds of 40Gbps. The Thunderbolt port can also handle an external monitor with 6K resolution as well as 10 gigabit Ethernet.
Liquid Retina XDR display
This display is exclusive to the iPad with M1 Pro variant 12.9-inch display. The new Liquid Retina XDR display brings the stunning front-of-screen performance of the Pro Display XDR to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Engineered with a new cutting-edge mini-LED design that uses over 10,000 LEDs across the entire back of the display, the Liquid Retina XDR display features up to 1000 nits of full-screen brightness, 1600 nits of peak brightness, and a phenomenal 1 million-to-1 contrast ratio to enhance creative workflows. The result is a stunning visual experience that reflects what can be seen in the real world by capturing the brightest highlights and the most subtle details in even the darkest images.
Thunderbolt Comes to iPad Pro
Support for Thunderbolt and USB 4 makes the USB-C port on iPad with M1 Pro variant the fastest, most versatile port ever on an iPad, with 4x more bandwidth for wired connections than the previous iPad Pro — up to 40Gbps. Thunderbolt supports 10Gbps Ethernet and opens up a massive ecosystem of high-performance accessories, like faster external storage and even higher resolution external displays, including the Pro Display XDR at full 6K resolution, all connected using high-performance cables and docks.
For the cameras, the iPad with M1 has a new TrueDepth camera and a 12 MP ultrawide-angle lens on the front. Apart from the front cameras, you also get a LiDAR scanner on the back as well as the 12 MP primary sensor and 10 MP ultrawide lens. This enables better low light performance, helps with autofocus, and supports Smart HDR 3.