Apple announces new iPad Pro

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At Apple Event, Apple has announced next generation iPad dubbed as iPad Pro.

It has 12.9 inch display measured diagonally with 2732 x 2048 pixels resolution and 5.6 million pixels. It means it has more pixels than 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.

It is powered by  third-gen A9x chip which is 1.8x faster than the previous chip and up to 2x faster in the GPU. This new chipset boasts twice the memory bandwidth and twice the flash writing speed than the old A8X chip.

It has 4 speaker audio system for awesome music experience.

It is 6.9 mm thin and weighs 712 grams. Apple also confirms that battery of the iPad Pro will last for around 10 hours.

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It also comes with an external keyboard which you can use with iPad Pro for better productivity. It is called Smart Keyboard. It has keys similar to what we saw in new Macbook. This keyboard connects with iPad Pro with a new connector type — the Smart Connector.

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Apple has also unveiled a stylus to use with ipad Pro. It is called Apple Pencil. It is packed with amazing technology that can measure position, angle of stylus and pressure too. Apple also claimed that it can touch a single pixel. This new stylus now opens the door to artwork, digital designing, handwriting, and more. Designers will find it a better tool to use with iPad Pro.

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Apple also brought Microsoft and Apple people to demonstrate how Office apps and Photoshop apps will work on iPad Pro.

32 GB iPad Pro Wi-Fi is priced at $799, 128 GB iPad Pro Wi-FI is priced at $949 and 128 GB Wi-Fi+Cellular is priced at $1079.

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If I talk about the price of accessories Apple announced today with iPad pro, Apple Pencil costs $99 and Keyboard costs $169.