iPad Pro 9.7-inch smaller than old model

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro to join its existing lineup of tablets. It comes with some interesting new features and some hardware bumps, and some excellent new configurations.

Powered by an A9X chip and sporting new display technologies like the True Tone display, a powerful 12 megapixel iSight camera with 4K video recording, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro makes for a wonderful portable workstation no matter the conditions where you’re using the tablet.

If you’re interested in picking one up, then obviously you’ll need to know when they’re available and what they’re going to cost you.

Pricing and availability for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro

various ipad pro models

Starting at $599, the new iPad Pro comes in the following configurations:

  • 32GB Wi-Fi-only at $599
  • 32GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $729
  • 128GB Wi-Fi-only at $749
  • 128GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $879
  • 256GB Wi-Fi-only at $899
  • 256GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $1029

In terms of color, they’re all available in Space Gray, Silver, Rose Gold, and Gold.

The 9.7-inch iPad Pro will be available starting March 31st, both in Apple retail stores, and online from Apple’s website store, but those ambitious enough to get their orders in early can begin pre-ordering on Thursday, March 24th.

Other iPads receive price drops

Various iPad Models

It joins the existing lineup of iPads from Apple, which have received price drops to make them more competitive with other manufacturers:

iPad mini 2 now starts at $269. This is what you can expect to pay for the different configurations:

  • 16GB Wi-Fi-only at $269
  • 16GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $399
  • 32GB Wi-Fi-only at $319
  • 32GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $449

Each model is available in either Space Gray or Silver. No Gold or Rose Gold options to pick from.

iPad mini 4 remains at the same pricing as before. Here’s what you’re facing if you decide to purchase one:

  • 16GB Wi-Fi-only at $399
  • 16GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $529
  • 64GB Wi-Fi-only at $499
  • 64GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $629
  • 128GB Wi-Fi-only at $599
  • 128GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $729

Color options for the iPad mini 4 are Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

iPad Air 2 now starts at $399. Here are the prices for this model:

  • 16GB Wi-Fi-only at $399
  • 16GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $529
  • 64GB Wi-Fi-only at $499
  • 64GB Wi-Fi and cellular at $629

No Rose Gold option yet – you still only get Space Gray, Silver, or Gold to pick from.

12.9-inch iPad Pro now starts at $799. Here are the price points for it:

  • 32GB Wi-Fi-only 12.9-inch iPad Pro at $799
  • 128GB Wi-Fi-only 12.9-inch iPad Pro at $829
  • 128GB Wi-Fi and cellular 12.9-inch iPad Pro at $1079
  • 256GB Wi-Fi-only 12.9-inch iPad Pro at $1099
  • 256GB Wi-Fi and cellular 12.9-inch iPad Pro at $1229

All 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are available in Space Gray, Silver, or Gold, but no Rose Gold option is available.

Wrapping up

For anyone who’s been holding out on a price drop to grab an Apple-branded tablet, now is a great time to hop on them!

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