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IPad Pro Review: 72 Hours Later

IPad Pro Review: 72 Hours Later

This is a great shot by iFixit, showing board bits and capacitors flying off during the removal of the Pencil charger shields from the iPad Pro during the teardown.

iFixit's teardown of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro actually comes in video form, which you can see embedded below.

However, if you want to get the full iPad Pro experience you'll need to pick up the new Apple Pencil ($129, £119, AU$199) and smart keyboard case ($179/$199, £179/£199, AU$269/AU$299) separately as well - adding further expense.

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It's noteworthy that the new iPad Pro does not come with a 3.5mm headphone jack and there is also no Type-C to 3.5mm dongle in the box. The 1TB variant of iPad Pro 11-inch will cost Rs 1,53,900. The SoC has an 8-core CPU and a 7-core GPU, the latter offers 2x the graphics performance compared to last year's Apple A11X. Read ahead to know more about the launch offers, pre-orders, pricing and specifications of the two variants of the iPad Pro 2018 edition. Face ID brings support for Animoji and Memoji, and it works in both portrait and landscape mode, unlike the iPhone models. Just like the 11-inch iPad Pro, the 12-inch model earns points for its modular USB-C port, but loses a significant amount for all the glue.

The new iPad Pro models no longer ship with the 3.5mm headphone jack. But the USB-C port on the iPad isn't quite like the Thunderbolt port on Macs, so there are some limitations.

The iPad Pro now has a 12MP rear camera and 7MP TrueDepth front camera like the iPhone series. Apple, however, continues to cite 10 hours of battery life for the new device. Published Monday, the iPad Pro teardown reveals that underneath the new gadgets' slick surfaces lies a tap-happy array of sensors, smaller battery, the usual gluefest and a field of magnets.