Enter an entire new world of iPad with the iPad Pro. Available in Gold, Silver, or Space Gray, Apple’s amazing redesigned device has a spectacular 2732 x 2048 screen resolution with over 5.6 million pixels to support high resolution videos and photos. Delve into vivid colors and deep blacks on its 12.9-inch Retina Display with 264 pixels per inch (ppi). Greater contrast. Consistent brightness. It even has better energy efficiency thanks to its photo alignment technology, oxide TFT, and variable refresh rate.
Apple's A9X chip with M9 motion coprocessor powers this magnificent display. This is a 3rd generation 64-bit chip which delivers CPU performance and impressive graphics, comparable to a traditional desktop. Multitask without worry. The iPad Pro can handle it. Equipped with all the iOS 9 features, like Picture in Picture, Slide Over, and Split View, the iPad Pro will revolutionize your work. Not only does iOS 9 enhance your experience, it also features dynamic assistance and powerful search capabilities through an improved Siri. Protect your privacy while using multiple apps simultaneously with the iPad’s iOS 9 multitasking features. Discover how the built-in apps, like Notes, Maps, and the new News have become more powerful and impressive. It’s even capable of playing three simultaneous 4K video streams in iMovie.
iOS 9’s strong foundation requires less space to install software updates while maintaining advanced security features to protect you and your device.
In addition to the multi-touch capabilities, discover new ways to interact with the iPad Pro with Retina Display. The innovative Apple Pencil (sold separately) can capture double the data points as your finger or a basic stylus. Convey exact and detailed information through its force and tilt sensors to naturally draw lines of varying thickness and opacity, just as if you were using a normal pencil to paper… only better.
For precision typing, the Smart Keyboard (sold separately), sporting Apple’s dome switches, connects to the Smart Connector on the iPad Pro, which means you don't have to use Bluetooth.
Sleek, Sophisticated Design
From the brilliant 12.9” Retina Display to the innovative Smart Connector, the iPad Pro cannot be beat.
Stunning Display with Oxide TFT
The iPad Pro’s Retina Display provides 78% more display area than the iPad Air 2, measuring 12.9 inches from corner to corner. Apple’s innovation extends beneath the glass to a redesigned Multi-Touch subsystem and 5.6 million pixels. Get the sharpest text, the most vibrant color, and the deepest blacks with the 2732 x 2048 screen resolution, making everything from photo editing to intense 3D gaming more vivid and engaging.
The oxide thin film transistor in the amazing iMac Retina 5K display has an oxide thin film transistor. It has been adapted to the Retina display on iPad Pro, resulting in a TFT that provides quick pixel charging and uniform brightness across this impressive digital canvas.
Photo Alignment & Variable Refresh Rate
To improve on axis contrast, Apple used an advanced process called photo alignment. This involves shining UV light to create a uniform terrain across the film coating on the thin film transistor and color filter, so the display's liquid crystal molecules lie precisely where they should. Better-aligned molecules mean you see better contrast when looking directly at the display.
The iPad Pro knows when the content on your screen is static and cuts the refresh rate in half, to 30 times per second instead of 60. This means that the screen isn't just big and bright; it's energy efficient too.
This new iPad Pro is so smart, the display even has a brain of its own. The timing controller, or TCON, commands each individual pixel. Since the iPad Pro has 2.5 million more pixels than the iPad Air 2, Apple created the TCON especially for the better resolution, providing it with more bandwidth for pixel control at lightning-fast speeds.
Portable. Lightweight. Perfect.
Even though this impressive device has 78% more display area than the iPad Air 2, Apple’s innovative aluminum unibody weighs just over 1.5 lbs, making this 6.9mm thin iPad Pro light, portable, and perfect for your every need.
The iPad Pro has four speakers to create a stereo soundstage that envelops you in a musical embrace. Apple machined the speaker housing directly into the unibody. This innovative construction gives the speakers 61% more back volume compared to other iPad audio designs. Listen to a wider frequency range and up to 3x more output than on any previous iPad. What’s more, this is intelligent HiFi goodness. All four produce bass frequencies, and the topmost speakers are dedicated to higher frequencies. These smart speakers intuitively know if the device is in portrait or landscape view to provide you with vivid, well-balanced sound no matter how you're holding your new iPad Pro.
This is truly genius. The Smart Connector is Apple’s new interface that takes advantage of the two-way conductive fabric in the Smart Keyboard (sold separately). The Smart Connector not only provides power to the Smart Keyboard, but it also gathers each keystroke from the Smart Keyboard back to iPad Pro. Simply align the Smart Keyboard to iPad Pro and type away.
Top-of-the-Line Technology: Powerful & Efficient
A9X Chip with M9 Motion Coprocessor
The all new iPad Pro is fitted with an A9X, Apple's 3rd-generation 64-bit chip. This revolutionized chip gives iPad Pro the power to easily take on tasks that were once reserved for workstations and PCs. Despite the high performance, the A9X chip's underlying architecture is efficient. While the iPad Pro is massive in size and processing power, it doesn’t consume a massive amount of power, so the iPad Pro’s high performance doesn’t compromise battery life. Despite its high-resolution Retina display and robust A9X chip, the iPad Pro maintains energy efficiency, providing up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge while on Wi-Fi and up to 9 hours on a cellular signal (battery life may vary depending on usage).
With 1.8x the CPU performance of the iPad Air 2's A8X, the A9X chip is both faster and more responsive. Complete complex tasks like creating, rendering, and manipulating a 3D design or editing multiple streams of 4K video, quickly and smoothly. While it has twice the pixels in its Retina display, iPad Pro provides up to 2x the graphics performance of iPad Air 2. Featuring a redesigned storage controller, the iPad Pro has increased read and write speeds to quickly open even large files, like a big 4K movie you just edited or all the RAW images you imported from your HD camera.
Metal gets high graphics performance out of the A9X chip and iOS 9, so developers can design highly immersive console-style games and blazing-fast apps. Metal optimizes the CPU and graphics performance to deliver detailed graphics and complex visual effects, so every virtual world feels more realistic.
The iPad Pro features 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and MIMO to easily connect with fast networks and enjoy download speeds of up to 866 Mb/s.
The Magic of iOS 9: Slide. Split. Scale. Shape.
Slide over old workflow. The latest iOS lets you multitask once again. With a swipe of a finger, open a second app without leaving the first. Quickly browse the web, respond to a text message, or jot a brilliant idea down in a Notes. To return, just slide that app away and get back to the first. Less distraction, less interruption of workflow for the greatest efficiency.
Discover Split View on the iPad Pro. Go further than ever before with two apps open and active at the same time. Now you can work on a sketch with the reference photo beside it or write a paper while copying citations from a book in iBooks. The options are limitless now that you can split your screen in two. It’s like having a dual monitor in the palms of your hands.
Scale down one window for a picture-in-picture effect while using FaceTime or watching Netflix. Simply press the Home button and your video screen scales down to a corner of your display. Tap to open a second app while your video continues to play, even while you use the other app. Keep watching your favorite TV show while you reply to the email that just came in. Keeping talking with your loved one while referencing your calendar. With iOS 9 and the iPad Pro, you can have it all.
Shape up your text in no time with the Shortcut Bar, convenient editing tools, and a handy way to select text with Multi-Touch gestures. And now when you use the Smart Keyboard (sold separately) with your iPad Pro, you can enjoy even more keyboard shortcuts.
Plus with iOS 9, you get great built-in apps like News, Notes, Mail, Camera, FaceTime, Safari, iTunes Store, App Store, Music, Maps, and iBooks, among many others.
An Apple SIM card is included, allowing you to select data plans from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and GigSky. Please note that Verizon requires you to purchase their own nano SIM in order to use their network.