Alongside iPhone SE, Apple just announced the all new 9.7 inch iPad Pro. This iPad will start at $599 for 32GB of internal storage while 12GB and 256GB will cost you $749 and %899 respectively.
The smaller, 9.7 inch iPad Pro will feature a 9.7-inch Retina display. This iPad is mainly designed while keeping in mind high performance and portability, thus the device will weigh just under one pound. Moreover, the smaller iPad Pro will come standard in space gray, silver, gold, and rose gold color options.
See also: Apple iPhone SE officially announced
Lets have a look at the performance capabilities of the tablet. Similar to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the 9.7-inch iPad is powered by an Apple A9X chip couple with 4 GB of RAM. It hosts 12 graphics cores with 1 teraflop of processing power. As rumored, the all new iPad also carries a M9 motion co-processor to assist ‘Hey Siri’. Needless to say, it’ll support the Apple Pencil and Smart keyboard. The pressure and tilt sensitive layer in the screen allows palm and finger rejection while you are using the Apple Pencil.
Moving on to the new Tru-Tone display of the 9.7″ iPad Pro. The screen features an Oxide TFT display with 2048 x 2732 pixel resolution. With the help of the new iOS 9.3, the all new iPad supports a new feature called Night Shift. Apart from that, new ambient sensors have been added to the device which allow the display to match the color temperatures of the surroundings. This display delivers 40% less reflection while provides 25% brighter screen. Moreover the iPad will come standard with four speaker system. In addition to that, a 12-megapixel rear iSight camera, and a 5-megapixel front-facing FaceTime camera with the new Retina Flash feature will be available on the device. The Retina Flash allows the screen of the iPad to become 3x brighter than normal to provide a Flash like affect, therefore you can take better selfies in low light conditions.
Similar to the 4 inch iPhone, pre orders for the tablet can be placed starting from March 24th while the actual sales begin on March 31.
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