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Apple iPad Pro A9X 256GB 12.9" 4G 3G Tablet

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Thin. Light. Epic. iPad has always offered a uniquely simple yet immersive experience. And now with its expansive 12.9-inch Retina display, nearly double the CPU performance of iPad Air 2, and... More
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Apple Has Excellent Tablet Computer Reviews

On average Apple A9 processor tablet computers have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all tablets produced by Apple.

Good Product Quality

A few customers considered that it was good quality. Daniel mentioned on Amazon “The screen quality is outstanding and the larger format makes reading” in his Apple iPad Pro review. Felicity Smith mentioned “I loved how this machine functioned and the sound quality was particularly good”. G. Reid wrote in their review on Amazon “Excellent quality product, as always from Apple”.

Good Picture Quality

Four Apple iPad Pro owners thought this tablet had good picture quality. J. Marshall wrote “They have come out with one of the most affordable, competitively priced graphics tablets on the market”. Random1123581321 scored the Apple iPad Pro very highly and said in their review of this tablet “As a graphics tablet it is amazing thanks to apps such as Procreate”. Last year Alphr.com wrote “Exceptional graphics processing” and scored this tablet 5 stars.

Some people who purchased it thought it was good for watching movies. Expert website Kenrockwell.com mentioned in their review “I asked for it to supercede my perfectly good iPad 2 to give me a bigger, better screen for watching movies and showing my photos”. Anandtech.com wrote two years ago “Huge screen is great for movies, spreadsheets and video editing” in their Apple iPad Pro review.

One Apple iPad Pro owner who reviewed this tablet considered that it was good for watching sport. Albert Wilson said in his Apple iPad Pro review on Amazon in January last year “Great for watching sport” and scored it very highly.

One Apple iPad Pro reviewer said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned “Detailed, rich and with beautiful, natural colours” in their Apple iPad Pro review. One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching tv. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned two years ago “This could prove to be the best iPad yet for watching TV and films”.

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Good Sound Quality

Several Apple iPad Pro owners who reviewed it wrote that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Media consumption which it is very good for- amazing screen as you'd expect from Apple and brilliant speakers” in their review of this tablet and gave the Apple iPad Pro a rating of 5 stars. Last year Baz123 scored it very highly and wrote “The sound also is a huge improvement”. Bry. said in their review on Amazon “Large screen is particularly for good for viewing films, websites etc with clear stereo sound”.

Good Size

A number of customers reckoned that the product was thin. In January last year Amazon Customer wrote “The ultra thin body means I can easily slip it in”. Craig wrote in his review two years ago “Big, thin, light, with great sound” . G.k Reviews said “The smaller (super thin) and light (299g) frame is almost small enough to fit in a pocket” in their review of the Apple iPad Pro and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

A few Apple iPad Pro reviewers who bought this tablet said that it was lightweight. Last year Lewis Freeman said in his Apple iPad Pro review on Amazon “Its lightweight when you hold it with two”. Roger Cornish gave the product an excellent review score and he mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Lightweight, excellent screen definition” in his review of this tablet. Pocketnow.com wrote “Lightweight svelte given its large footprint” in their review of the Apple iPad Pro and rated it 4 stars.

A number of Apple iPad Pro owners who reviewed the product said that it was heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Apple iPad Pro on Amazon “Can take it anywhere no problem.I, ve had bulky Computers and lap tops which weren't has fast as this iPad pro, highly recommend”. Two years ago Kevin Trebell scored the product very highly and he said on Amazon “Yet surprisingly light, not feeling any heavier than my old iPad 2 so still very easy to handle”. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “It's not very heavy, clocking in at 1.57 well-balanced pounds.”.

A number of Apple iPad Pro owners wrote in their reviews that it was good physically. John Ryan wrote on Amazon “Unlike every other iPad keyboard that connects using bluetooth with an inevitable delay waiting for it to connect, this device is attached physically with 3 metal points” in his review. John Ryan also said “This device still has the same physical size of the iPad Air 2, along with the super-long 10 hour battery life”.

A number of Apple iPad Pro owners who reviewed this tablet thought it was a good weight. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Pro two years ago “May yet remain the best combination of light weight and power.”. Also two years ago Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “That weight will become noticeable pretty quick if you're carrying Apple's new”.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Apple iPad Pro owners agreed that the product had good features. Amazon Customer gave the Apple iPad Pro a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “The sound quality is one of its best features - it feels like surround sound, which is amazing when watching videos”. J. R. Boyt gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Pro on Amazon “And it has some very useful features”. Two years ago Pocketnow.com mentioned “Not all apps are supported by its enhanced multitasking features”.

Easy to Use

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Allan Partington wrote in his review on Amazon “I'm really happy with my purchase, i think it's better to use than the iPad Air I have, as the screen is much bigger” and rated it 5 stars. In January last year Atantalus said in their Apple iPad Pro review on Amazon “Light years ahead of other tablets in features, ease of use and fit” and gave it a score of 5 stars. In the same month Quantum mentioned on Amazon “Excellent tablet very easy to use and carry around”.

A few Apple iPad Pro reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good experience. Martin Turner said in his review “If you do intend to create content with it, especially if that content benefits from the best pen experience on any system, then it is well worth a look” and rated the product 5 stars. Techking mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Pro “The best tablet experience so far”. Pocketnow.com mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Pro “Pencil accessory is the best stylus experience on a mainstream tablet” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

A few people wrote in their reviews that this tablet was comfortable and easy to hold. Last year Bowserbasher scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review “Less than 24 hours from order to having it in my hands and free delivery”. Lewis Freeman wrote on Amazon “Aluminium back makes the ipad comfortable to hold The handset 220.6mm x 305.7mm x 6.9mm Weight The 713g ipad makes it very difficult to hold with one hand” in his review of this tablet. M. Smithson said “I no longer find it awkward to hold” in their review.

Some people agreed that the Apple iPad Pro was easy to handle. Kevin Trebell wrote “Am finding it is handling everything very well” in his review of this tablet.

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Robust

A few people who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Neil Rose rated it as excellent and he said on Amazon “Build quality is second to none as always” in his review. Reviewser gave the Apple iPad Pro a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “It's well made for sure”. Two years ago Pc Mag rated this tablet 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this tablet on PC Mag “Solid platform for typing”.

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it was reliable. Two years ago Anthony Roy said in his review “I don't want a faster horse, I want a reliable Maserati” but even so he scored the Apple iPad Pro 2 stars. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Apple Smart Keyboard is a reliable case for your iPad Pro.”. Pc Mag said in their Apple iPad Pro review “Smart Connector means a reliable link and no separate battery to charge” .

Two people who purchased the product agreed that it was sealed. John Ryan wrote “The keyboard is entirely sealed” in his review. Karen gave the product a score of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Was pleased to see that the iPad Pro was fully sealed in its box” in her review of the Apple iPad Pro.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Expert website Computershopper.com mentioned “With the Apple iPad Pro, launched after endless rumor-mongering, Apple has broken into the market for “oversize tablets”—models with more than 10 inches of screen” in their review.

One Apple iPad Pro reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was strong and durable.

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Nice Design

Some Apple iPad Pro owners who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Two years ago Anjy mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Very pleased with appearance” and gave the Apple iPad Pro a score of 5 stars. Craig mentioned “It's also barely heavier than the iPad Air! The screen is gorgeous as you would expect” in his review of the Apple iPad Pro. Craig also mentioned “Overall it's a beautiful device”.

Several people said in their reviews that the Apple iPad Pro was smooth. Two years ago Kevin Trebell gave the product an excellent review score and he mentioned “It does though feel very smooth, very responsive”. Martin Turner said in his Apple iPad Pro review on Amazon “It behaves _exactly_ like writing on paper, except that the surface is smooth not textured”. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg wrote two years ago “The speed and smooth pen input could attract the creative sorts” in their review of the Apple iPad Pro.

Four Apple iPad Pro reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was a good design. Pc Mag gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their Apple iPad Pro review two years ago “Slim design”. Expert website Wired.co.uk said also two years ago “Its best features -- its screen, its lightweight design an” in their review of the Apple iPad Pro. Pocketnow.com wrote “Same typical brilliant and sturdy design as the other iPad models” in their review of the Apple iPad Pro.

Two Apple iPad Pro reviewers who reviewed it thought it was luxurious. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote “It's a fittingly luxurious take on the form” in their review and rated it 80 out of 100. Expert website Macworld.co.uk wrote two years ago “Apple's most powerful mobile device ever, with a luxurious 9.7-inch Retina-class screen, Touch ID”.

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Good Support

A few Apple iPad Pro reviewers concluded that it had good technical guidance. J. R. Boyt gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The iPad retina has help her to stay in contact with people hence the larger screen size is a really bonus” in their Apple iPad Pro review. John Ryan rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Apple iPad Pro “A word of warning, this is a very long review and describes the entire iPad range to help you decide the best model for you”.

Good Battery Life

Some Apple iPad Pro reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Jb Paterson mentioned two years ago “Battery life is also better than the iPad Air 2”. Martin Turner said “Battery life is fine, though if you are using it heavily for content creation, expect it to be less” in his review of this tablet. Recombu.com mentioned “Creative suites on the go, thanks to its spacious screen, impressive performance, precision control and all-day battery life” in their review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Three people who bought the product said that it was noisy. D Coleman said last year “Not that useful, no switch to lock screen on side any longer which i miss Sound is excellent and loud” . David Levy said “The speakers are almost too loud” in his review of the Apple iPad Pro. In January last year Oscar Davies wrote “The speakers are the clearest and loudest I've heard on a tablet”.

Good for Games

Several Apple iPad Pro owners who reviewed it considered that it was good playing games on. Techking said in their review on Amazon “For the same, if not lower, price, you could buy yourself a nice powerful gaming laptop” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Two years ago expert review site Theinquirer.net wrote in their review of this tablet “Its upgraded processor perfect for gaming”. Alphr.com wrote “Excellent multimedia gaming device with great speakers” in their review of this tablet.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Latest tablet computers have display diagonals of between 9.6" and 13", and the average display diagonal is 11". The iPad Pro has one of the larger display diagonals (12.9 inches) amongst A9 processor tablet computers of this age.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

New A9 processor tablet computers have internal storage capacitys of between 32GB and 260GB. At 256 gigabytes, the iPad Pro has a very large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Pro.

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2732 X 2048 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the iPad Pro is 2732 x 2048 pixels. That's 78% more display resolution than a 2048 x 1536 pixels tablet, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This tablet computer's display resolution (2732 x 2048 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all A9 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the iPad Pro.

Across comparable types of tablet computer the worst display resolution is 2048 x 1536 pixels.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

The Apple iPad Pro has a 1080p video recording modes which is higher than the 720p video recording modes found on most recently released A9 processor tablet computers.

A 1080p video recording modes is actually the best video recording mode across all A9 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Pro.

A 720p video recording modes is the worst video recording mode across similar types of tablet computer.

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Inferior Webcam

One customer said in their reviews that it was not good for making skype calls. Keribillen wrote in their review on Amazon “1) The iOS version of Skype does not support file transfer” yet they scored the product 4 stars.

Quite Thick

The depths of A9 processor tablet computers that were released in the last year range from 6mm to 6.9mm, and the average depth is 6.4mm. At 6.9 millimeters, the Apple iPad Pro has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other new A9 processor tablet computers.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 1.2 megapixels, the iPad Pro has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that came out in the last year. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of new similar spec tablets range from 1.1MP to 5MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 3.5MP.

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Heavy

New tablet computers have weights of between 430g and 730g. With a weight of 723 grams, the iPad Pro is quite heavy compared to most of the other recently released A9 processor tablet computers.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of only 8 megapixels, the iPad Pro has one of the lower rear camera resolution (numeric)s amongst A9 processor tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the iPad Pro have rear camera resolution (numeric)s of between 8MP and 12MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 10MP.

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1 Other reason to consider the Apple iPad Pro

Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when this Apple tablet computer was released.

Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Family
Coprocessor Model
Coprocessor
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touch Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Geotagging
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Stabilizer
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Rear Camera
Face Detection
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
AirPlay
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
SIM Card Type
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Docking Connector Type
Phone Features
Video Call
Voice Call
Messaging
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Archive Formats Supported
Barometer
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Browsing Time (3G)
Browsing Time (4G)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
SIM Card Support

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Expert Reviews

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16 March 2016

The rumoured spec looks promising, but we'll have to wait until the iPad Air 3 is officially announced before we can pass any kind of informed judgement on the product. Make sure you head back...

20 January 2016

The Apple iPad Pro is a stunning machine. It looks fantastic and, once you get over just how big it is, the size becomes a benefit, with its immersive screen and a giant playground of real estate...

Stunning screen, great performance, good battery life
Great performance
Brilliant display
Multitasking on an iPad
Excellent multimedia gaming device with great speakers
Expensive, requires a new way of working
Costly, pricey accessories too
Software has rough edges
Not as portable due to added size and weight
No place to stow the Pencil
15 January 2016

While Apple's Smart Keyboard ($169) was first released alongside the iPad Pro, its stock was almost immediately depleted, and the Smart Connector keyboard became impossible to find pretty much...

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12 January 2016

When it was unveiled in September last year, the iPad Pro was derided by critics as being a carbon copy of Microsoft's Surface Pro. Here was a large-screen touch device, which came with a... Read more…

12 January 2016

If there's one thing you should have learned about Apple by now, it's to never take their absolute statements seriously. Not long after Jobs' handed over control to Tim Cook, the iPad shrunk, the... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Jubbie
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I was a bit hesitant to purchase the pro. Ive had all the generations of the iPad since its first release but there were a lot of skeptical reviews on its true effectiveness being so much... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Udeupa
(Verified Purchase)

Ever since I gave my iPad3 to my parents, I was iPad-less till now. iPad Pro is large, slim, fast, and everything, it's pretty good hardware-wise (from the spec and review data). Although the... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Azamferrari
Azamferrari would recommend the Apple iPad Pro

Huge thing. Very fast, see my geekbench results https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPFURRiWfOE. I like it. Happy with it...

Fast
Powerful
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Beautiful display
"hey Siri
Difficult To Use
Pen And Keyboard Not Yet
Slow Charging
Very Large
Reviewed 25 April 2016 by Lester P.

I wanted to purchase from NewEgg but the additional cost plus shipping drove me to another vendor. The iPad Pro 9.7 is worth the $599 you'd pay elsewhere. and most offer free 2-3 day shipping... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Inksworth
(Verified Purchase)

The iPad Pro (with the pencil) is awesome. It's great being able to draw on it with little-to-no calibration or input parallax. It's fast, stable, and "just works." I wish it could charge faster,... Read more…

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