Introducing the second member of the iPad Pro family. An entirely new iPad Pro based around a 9.7" display. Less than 1 pound.
Why make an iPad Pro smaller?
9.7" is large enough to get work done, small and light enough to carry everywhere. It's the most popular iPad size.
over 200 million 9.7 inch iPads have been sold.
Secondly: Windows users. You may not know this, but the majority of people coming to iPad Pro are coming from Windows PCs. Windows PCs were conceived before there was an internet, before there was an app store.
there are over 600 Million PCs in use that are over 5 years old.
"This is really sad. These people could really benefit from an iPad Pro."
"The Ultimate PC Replacement"
There are over 1 million apps in the app store for iPad.
It has a Pro display. Same materials used in 12.9 inch. Oxide TFT driven by custom timing controller with photo alignment tech to align crystals.
40% less reflective than an iPad Air 2.
lowest reflectivity of any tablet. If you're a pro, you appreciate that.
25% brighter than an iPad Air 2.
25% greater color saturation than an iPad Air 2. "In so many ways this is the best display we've ever had in an iPad."
It has Night Shift as well.
This has a new feature not on any iOS beore.
Two new four channel ambient light sensors to measure brightness and color temperature.
Measures the color temperature of ambient light, and adjusts the display to match.
No matter were you use it it senses the light and becomes warmer or cooler to display the accurate color.
It has the 4 speakers of the 12.9 inch pro.
2x the output of the iPad Air 2.
A9X processor. This is the 3rd generation 64bit chip.
"iPad Pro packs powerful enough hardware to be a genuine laptop replacement, with more than enough grunt in terms of processor and graphics performance" - TechRadar
It has the integrated M9 motion co-processor. It also supports Hey Siri.
Phil speaks this as "Hey... Siri" -- "It always sets off people's iPhones when I do it naturally."
There's a Smart Keyboard designed for the 9.7" size as well.
Command Tab is supported. And it supports the "greatest accessory Apple has ever made, the Apple Pencil"
"Let me be completely clear: this is the best digital drawing tool there has ever been" - Cristopher Phin, CreativeBloq "We couldn't agree more"
New lightning SD card reader and USB camera adapter, with powered lightning female port, so you can plug in an ethernet adapter, or microphone "and do your podcast right from your iPad Pro."
Phil now pushing the iPad Pro camera.
"The most advanced camera yet"
12 MP iSight camera, Focus Pixels, True Tone Flash, New image signal processor, Panorama up to 63mp, and Live Photos
And you can shoot 4K video and edit multiple streams right there on the device.
5MP Facetime camera, and Retina Flash.
"This is the best upgrade ever for every iPad owner, and the ultimate PC upgrade for all those PC owners."
Available in Rose Gold for the first time.