Apple refreshed the iPad Pro on April 20, 2021, giving its pro-branded tablet lineup a significant speed boost with its in-house Mac chip, the M1. Whether you’re on the fence about buying a 12.9-inch iPad Pro or you already own one, be sure to watch our hands-on video walkthrough.
Tips and tricks for Apple M1 iPad Pro
If you like what Apple has done with the new iPad Pro, or maybe you already own one and want to make the most out of it, be sure to check out our new hands-on video walkthrough in which we’re taking a look at how to configure and use your M1-powered iPad Pro.
The new 12.9 iPad Pro has mini-LED backlight that delivers 600 nits of standard brightness, 1000 nits max full-screen brightness and a whopping 1600 nits peak brightness for HDR content. The screen also has a contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1. Other tidbits include the addition of high-speed Thunderbolt connectivity, 5G networking, an ultra-wide front camera and more.
The 11-inch model doesn’t have a mini-LED screen.
Both models are available in silver and space gray finishes.
The new iPad Pros come in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB and 2TB configurations. Aside from retail stores and Apple’s authorized resellers, these new tablets can be ordered from apple.com and in the Apple Store app in 31 countries and regions, including the US.