Apple has just announced the 9.7-Inch iPad pro along with its 4-Inch iPhone SE smartphone. It comes in Silver, Gold, Rose Gold and Space Gray color options and has aluminum build.
The 9.7-Inch iPad Pro comes in Wi-Fi and Cellular variants and will go on sale from March 24 from Apple.com and Apple retail stores from March 31. It will also be made available in other markets of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, Virginia Islands and US in April. Tablet will also go on sale in India in April.
|9.7-Inch Apple iPad Pro Price|
|Models||Storage||Price||Price in India|
|Wi-Fi||32GB||US$ 599||Rs. 49,900 MRP|
|Wi-Fi + Cellular||32GB||US$ 729||Rs. 61,900 MRP|
|Smart Keyboard (Charcoal Grey color)||US$ 149||Rs. 13,900|
|Polyurethane iPad Pro Smart Cover||–||Rs. 3700|
|Silicone Cases||–||Rs. 5200|
|Apple Pencil||US$ 99||Rs. 8,600|
9.7-Inch Apple iPad Pro Specifications
The iPad has dimensions of 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm and weighs 437 Grams for the Wi-Fi model and 444 Grams for Wi-Fi + Cellular variant. It has 9.7-Inch True Tone LED-backlit Retina Display with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution and 264ppi pixel density. It has Fully laminated display with Anti-reflective and fingerprint resistant oleophobic coating.
The iPad Pro (9.7-inch) is powered by underclocked 3rd Generation A9X chipset with 64-bit architecture and comes with M9 motion coprocessor. It comes pre-installed with iOS 9.3 and has 32GB / 128GB / 256GB storage variants. The device also sports 2GB RAM.
It also has Touch ID Fingerprint sensor on the home button and houses Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor and Barometer. It has four speakers for enhanced Audio output.
This 9.7-incher houses 5MP Face Time camera with F/2.2 Aperture, Backside illumination sensor, Retinal Flash, Auto HDR for photos and Videos, Burst mode, Face detection and records 720p videos as well. On the back is 12MP iSight camera with F/2.2 Aperture, 5-element lens, Backside Illumination sensor, Sapphire Crystal lens cover, Auto Image Stabilization, Auto Focus with focus pixels, Panorama up to 63MP, 3X video zoom, time lapse video etc. It can also record 4K videos at 30 Fps, 1080p at 30/60 Fps, Slo Mo for 1080p at 120 Fps and 720p at 240 Fps.
The tablet also houses Dual Microphones for voice / video calls, video call recording and Audio recording facility as well. Cellular variant has option nano SIM slot that support 4G-LTE (Bands : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41). It comes with built-in 27.5 Wh rechargeable Li-Po battery that gives 10 hours of mixed usage that includes Wi-Fi surfing, Watching video or listening to music. (9 hours on cellular).
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth V4.2 wireless technology, NFC, GPS / GLONASS / Digital Compass, iBeacon Microlocation, 3.5mm Audio jack etc.