iPad Pro 2021 uses M1 chip to improve performance by 50%, equipped with XDR display
At the 2021 Apple Spring Conference, the 2021 iPad Pro is equipped with the M1 chip with an 8-core M1 CPU, which has a performance improvement of 50% compared to the previous iPad Pro.
The appearance of the new generation of M1 iPad Pro has not changed much, but the parameters are much stronger, ushering in 2TB storage options, and can support rich expansion (4X bandwidth) through the Thunderbolt port.
The iPad product line has begun to support the 5G network, and it can also drive the ProDisplay XDR display with 6K resolution. You can work anytime and anywhere, and video creation is easier.
With the combination of the M1 iPad Pro camera, users can enjoy a unique experience, and it is also equipped with the characteristic functions of a LiDAR sensor. The iPad Pro’s ultra-wide-angle camera has a 12-megapixel sensor and a 120-degree field of view. There is also a new feature called “Center Stage” that can automatically pan to follow the owner, which is very similar to what other smart displays do.
In addition, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro uses a new liquid retina XDR display. This liquid retina XDR display uses a new cutting-edge mini LED design. More than 10,000 LEDs are used on the back of the entire display, and the full-screen brightness is as high as 1,000 nits. The peak brightness is 1600 nits, and a phenomenal 1 million-to-1 contrast ratio to enhance creative workflows, which brings the ultimate dynamic range to the iPad Pro and provides an amazing visual experience with more realistic details for the most demanding HDR workflow.
Up to 2TB of high-speed storage, Thunderbolt expansion, four-speaker audio system, professional camera with lidar scanner, extremely fast 5G connection, with the advanced features of iPadOS and powerful pro application ecosystem, all aspects of this new iPad Pro nearly perfect.
In terms of materials, the iPad Pro now uses a housing made of 100% recyclable aluminum, and the magnets of the speaker and housing contain 100% recyclable rare earth elements. iPad Pro does not contain harmful substances, meets Apple‘s high standards of environmental responsibility in terms of materials, renewable electricity, and energy efficiency, and uses wood fibers in the packaging, which are recycled or come from forests that are responsible for management.
The new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be available in silver and space gray. iPad Pro is available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB configurations, providing professional users with more application and content space.
The 11-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi model starts at $799, the Wi-Fi + cellular model starts at $999; the 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi model starts at $1,099, and the Wi-Fi + cellular model starts at $1,299.