Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is great but not worth the upgrade


Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is great but not worth the upgradeWhen Apple released its iPad Pro last year, it came with a ton of new and worthwhile upgrades: dual cameras, a LiDAR scanner, trackpad support with iPadOS, and a new chipset. But the same can’t be said for this year’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro. 

The latest iteration of Apple’s workhorse tablet only brings along its M1 chip, a mini-LED display, and an upgraded front-facing camera with a new feature for video calls. And neither of those new additions makes all that much of a discernible difference when using the iPad Pro as a regular tablet on a daily basis. Read more…

iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021)
$1,099 (starting)
The Good

Stunning mini-LED display • Powered by Apple’s M1 chip • Fast performance • Upgraded front-facing camera

The Bad

Heavier than previous model • Pricey • Lack of Portrait mode on rear cameras

The Bottom Line

The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is proof that Apple can deliver yet another powerful tablet. But its incremental updates aren’t worth the upgrade.

⚡ Mashable Score
😎 Cool Factor
📘Learning Curve
💵Bang for the Buck

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