Sprint to offer new iPad Pro tablet series

Apple's new iMac Pro also boasts a new dual centrifugal fan setting.

The A10X appears to be, once again, a significant engineering feat that should give Apple, as well as third-party iPad app developers, an incredibly robust canvas upon which to craft great, feature-packed applications.

The iPad Pro will now be available in three different sizes, with a new 10.5-inch model introduced today. The 12.3-inch Pixel Sense Display of the Surface Pro has a 2,736-by-1,824 resolution and a 267 ppi pixel density, which is slightly higher than the one of the Apple tablet.

Finally, let's talk about the dedicated GPUs in the 15-inch Pro.

"Apple probably has relatively modest sales expectations for the 12.9" iPad Pro, which has been a niche model since its late-2015 introduction.

Since processing power is the topic, set aside the smaller storage for now. As a quick refresher, Apple's flagship MacBook Pro was derided for being overpriced and under-powered, with many users lamenting the fact that Apple's pro-oriented machine could only support 16GB of RAM. "No change was made to the 12.9" model but the 9.7" version has been replaced with a 10.5". In particular, Apple's hybrid Fusion Drive is now standard on the 27-inch version, and comes included on the high-end 4K model as well. The original iPad Pro 12.9in had a brightness level of 400 nits.

The company essentially killed off its main attempt at touch innovation - the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar - when it failed to release a keyboard for the new iMac with a similar feature at WWDC.

"Apple cares deeply about the Mac, we have every intention to keep going and investing in the Mac", Schiller told an invite-only group of reporters and influential bloggers in early April.

The Pro just got refreshed in October before Kaby Lake CPUs were available, so really very little has changed other than those chips. Apple's stunning Retina display screen remains on both models. The 2017 MacBook has the dimensions as its predecessor - it weighs around 920 grams and measures 0.52 inches in thickness.

The iMac and MacBook Pro are incredibly popular with professional graphic and digital designers using tools from InDesign to Sketch, illustrators across the mediums and forms, and motion graphics and CG artists and animators using the likes of Cinema 4D and After Effects.

US carrier Sprint has officially started taking preorders for Apple's new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets, with shipping set for next week. Not even the latest chips from Qualcomm and Samsung can outperform the iPhone 7 in single-core performance - which is what matters most to Apple considering its "lie". If you wish to get the Wi-Fi + cellular model, you will need to be a premium of Rs.11,000 for each storage variant.

It's possible that employees with a 10.5-in. iPad Pro will erroneously assume - because of the "free" Microsoft's bandied about - that they can slide under the radar as they did with their previous 9.7-in. iPad.

Read our thoughts on the Apple MacBook Pro and the Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. The latest update to the laptop was announced a year ago, when Apple introduced the fourth generation MacBook Pro laptops - where they had a touch bar.

  • Arturo Norris