iPad Pro – The Best Replacement for Your Laptop
When we talk about the iPad, we refer to the unbeatable design and features that let you experience the joy of operating this premium gadget. Buying any model of the iPad Pro is not an expenditure; instead, it is an investment to get nothing but the best.
If you are sick of carrying your laptop and looking for a worthy replacement, the iPad Pro is an answer for you. It is carved beautifully with features like sleek design, speedy processor, keyboard connectivity, awesome speakers, and a number of display sizes to choose from. It is the right alternative that lets you experience the new world with advancement. If you are confused about which iPad Pro to choose from the three different models, this article will help you out. Read the below article to find out the best iPad Pro for yourself.
1st Gen iPad pro
This first-generation iPad Pro was launched in 2015. Now replaced with three other models, this 12.9-inch first-generation iPad Pro is embodied with features like 2732 x 2048 resolution and 264 PPI retina display. The 4GB RAM offers three different options for storage capacity viz. 32, 128, and 256GB. The A9X processor helps in smoother yet faster functioning. The 8-megapixel rear camera allows 1080p video capturing with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera is 1.2 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture and 720p video capturing facility. The 38.8W/hr battery offers 10 hours of battery backup. All in all, the iPad Pro has upgraded itself from all the other models of iPad. You are can own this model at a price ranging from $799 to $1,230 according to the storage capacity.
This version of the first-generation iPad Pro was introduced in 2016. This is the only iPad in rose gold. It has 32GB storage of capacity with cellular and Wifi options, unlike the 12.9 model with cellular and wifi option only on the 128GB version. The 9.7-inch screen offers 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution and 264 ppi display. It is advanced with an automatic adjustable color temperature. This means you need not adjust the screen brightness while in the room or outdoor, your phone does that for you. The 12-megapixel rear camera offers f/2.2 aperture with a 63-megapixel wide angle view, but its front camera is far better than that of 12.9 model with 5 megapixels. Although both the models offer 10 hours of battery backup, the 9.7 model is better in terms of charging capacity as it takes comparatively less time in charging. The price of this model ranges from $599 to $1129 according to its configuration.
2nd Gen iPad Pro
10.5 and 12.9 inches
Both the models of 2nd Gen iPad Pro were launched in 2017. Apple has introduced these models with least variations in terms of features.
Replacing the 9.7 model of the first generation was a smart move, the 10.5 model has only enhanced its framework. The look is comparatively slimmer with the dimension of 250 x 174 x 6.1mm. It weighs 469 (wifi) and 477 grams (wifi and cellular). The 12.9 model weighs 723gm (wifi and cellular) and is 305 x 220 x 6.9mm in dimension. Both the iPads offer a 7-megapixel front camera and 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture 63 megapixels wide-angle view and 1080p video recording facility. The storage capacities offered by both the iPads are 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB. However, both iPads vary in terms of their charging. The 10.5 model possess 30.4 watts per hour rechargeable battery, whereas the 12.9 model has 41 watt per hour rechargeable battery. Though Apple claims to offer 10 hours battery backup for both the models, it is as yet not proven. The price of the 10.5 inches model starts from $649 whereas the base price of the 12.9 inches model is $799.
The first-generation iPad Pro varied in terms of features and price, hence leaving the initial buyers at a loss, while the second-Generation did not repeat the same mistake. The 10.5 model was quite similar to the 12.9. Apart from battery, size, and price, all the other features were similar. However, if you want a replacement for your laptop, the second-generation iPad Pro will better suit you.