Announcement. Fresh Apple iPad Pro 12.9 - evolution to Apple M2

Photo Announcement. Fresh Apple iPad Pro 12.9 - evolution to Apple M2

Yesterday, Apple introduced the updated tablets of the iPad Pro family. We meet Apple iPad Pro 11.0 (2022) and Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2022).

Since the release of the previous generation (models iPad Pro 11.0 (2021) and iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)) a year and a half has passed.

The update is purely evolutionary. They did not touch the cases and colors - outwardly the models are indistinguishable.

Screens and batteries... If there are any changes, they are not visible according to the stingy specifications. So much memory. They probably worked with the cameras, but both the number of cameras themselves and the number of megapixels aboutbecame the same. And who cares about cameras in tablets anyway?

What has changed? First of all, the chipset. Instead of Apple M1, as expected, they put a fresh Apple M2, which was previously used only in laptops and which is a couple of tens of percent more productive. It will be interesting to look at the AnTuTu test results. But intuition tells us that again we will get somewhere in the region of a million parrots.

The Wi-Fi version has changed. Instead of just six, we have Wi-Fi 6E.

The screen sensor has been upgraded. Now he can feel the styluses of the Apple Pencil (2nd generation)leniya) at a distance of up to 12 mm from the surface. I can’t imagine how this can be useful to me personally, but the feature is certainly cool.

What else. Well, cameras have been trained to write video in ProRes...

Memory. Still 8 or 16 GB RAM, from 128 GB to 2 TB permanent.

Screens. IPS-like Liquid Retina in the smaller model (11", 366 cm²) and Liquid Retina XDR on mini-LED in the older brother (12.9", 515 cm²). The refresh rate is up to 120 Hz, the number of dots per inch is strictly the same - 265 ppi (resolution 2388x1668 and 2732x2048 respectively).

Battery capacity - 28.65 and 40.88 Wh respectively.

Cameras. 12MP primary and 10MP wide angle. Plus a LiDAR scanner. And the front camera is also 12 MP, as it was.

And about money. US pricing starts at $799 (₽49,300) for the 8+128GB 11.0" Wi-Fi version of the tablet and ends at $2,399 (₽148,000) for the 16+2048GB 12.9" 5G version. For Europe, the price range is from €1049 (₽63500, $1030) to €3024 (₽183000, $2970).

iPad Pro 11.0 iPad Pro 12.9 8+128 GB WiFi $799 (₽49300), €1049 (₽63500, $1030) $1099 (₽67800), €1449 (₽87700, $1420) 8+256 GB WiFi $899 (₽55500), €1179 (₽71400, $1160) $1199 (₽74000), €1579 (₽95600, $1550) 8+512 GB WiFi $1099 (₽67800), €1429 (₽86500, $1400) $1399 (��86300), €1829 (₽111000, $1790) 16+1024 GB WiFi $1499 (₽92500), €1929 (₽117000, $1890) $1799 (₽111000), €2329 (₽141000, $2280) 16+2048 GB WiFi $1899 (₽117000), €2429 (₽147000, $2380) $2199 (₽136000), €2829 (₽171000, $2780) 8+128 GB 5G $999 (₽61600), €1249 (₽75600, $1230) $1299 (₽80200), €1649 (₽99800, $1620) 8+256 GB 5G $1099 (₽67800), €1379 (₽83500, $1350) $1399 (₽86300), €1779 (₽108000, $1750) 8+512 GB 5G $1299 (₽80200), €1629 (₽98600, $1600) $1599 (₽98700), €2029 (₽123000, $1990) 16+1024 GB 5G $1699 (₽105000), €2129 (₽129000, $2090) $1999 (₽123000), €2524 (₽153000, $2480) 16+2048 GB 5G $2099 (₽130000), €2629 (₽159000, $2580) $2399 (₽148000), €3024 (₽183000, $2970)

Key Features of Apple iPad Pro 11.0 (2022) ScreenS-IPS, 11", 366 cm², 2388x1668, 265 ppi, 120 Hz, touch, capacitive, multi-touch, Liquid Retina HardwareApple M2
4 x Avalanche, 4 x Blizzard, Apple GPU (8-10 cores) Memory RAM 8-16 GB, ROM 128 GB-2 TB, no memory card Mobile Internet5G
LTE
HSDPA, HSUPA
EDGE Mobile networks5G Bands 1-3,5,7,8,12,14,20,25,26,28-30,38,40,41,48,66,70,71,77-79
LTE Bands 1 -5,7,8,11-14,17-21,25,26,28-30,32,34,38-42,46,48,66,71
UMTS Bands 1(2100), 2( 1900), 4(1700), 5(850), 8(900)
GSM Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900) Battery Li-Pol, 28.65 Wh, fast charge 20.00 W Dimensions247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm Weight466 g Rear camera: triple, flash, autofocous
- 12 MP, f/1.8, 4K@60fps
- 10 MP, wide-angle, f/2.4, 125°
— ?? MP, ToF
front camera: 12 MP, f/2.4, 122°, no flash, no autofocus NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo iOS (iPadOS 16) SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Light USBType-C v4.0

Key Features of Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2022) Screenmini-LED, 12.9", 515 cm², 2732x2048, 265 ppi, 120 Hz, touch, capacitive, multi-touch, Liquid Retina XDR HardwareApple M2
4 x Avalanche, 4 x Blizzard, Apple GPU (8-10 cores) Memory RAM 8-16 GB, ROM 128 GB-2 TB, no memory card Mobile Internet5G
LTE
HSDPA, HSUPA
EDGE Mobile networks5G Bands 1-3,5,7,8,12,14,20,25,26,28-30,38,40,41,48,66,70,71,77-79
LTE Bands 1-5,7,8,11-14,17- 21,25,26,28-30,32,34,38-42,46,48,66,71
UMTS Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700), 5(850), 8(900)
GSM Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900) Battery Li-Pol, 40.88 Wh, fast charge 20.00 W Dimensions280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm Weight682 g Rear camera: triple, flash, autofocus
- 12 MP, f/1.8, 4K@60fps
- 10 MP, wide-angle, f/2.4, 125°
— ?? MP, ToF
front camera: 12 MP, f/2.4, 122°, no flash, no autofocus NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo iOS (iPadOS 16) SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Light USBType-C v4.0



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