WE NEED MOUSE., 05 Sep 2017Yes. This IS a crippled PC for most people. Artist and drawers might say otherwise because of ... more"Artist and drawers might say otherwise because of the Pencil tool.. But having the pencil means little.. when it lacks powerful desktop class applications."
Wrong it means lot, we have great apps like procreate which is great app for drawing anything what you want. This is made with procreate, which is just insane https://youtu.be/B0wRfJ4KZLs
Then we have affinity Photoshop style desktop class app which really unleash the iPad Pro power and you can do a lot with that.
Got the 256 gb 10.5 iPad Pro 2 weeks ago and it was a very good decision. This iPad has the original elements of what you call an iPad, 4 gigs of ram make this device run so smoothly, also has the storage and more powerful than conventional laptops. I finished GTA San Andreas on this iPad with a near frame rate of 60 fps, honestly developers should bridge more console level games for these powerful devices. Perfect for making music, djaying, gaming, documents and office work, collection for family stuff, personal handheld powerful computer, as of today is the most powerful tablet and handheld apple product money can buy.
AnonD-697401, 04 Sep 2017Why no mouse and no real software ? ( just "mobile apps")
This is 6th or 7th ipad generation... moreYes. This IS a crippled PC for most people. Artist and drawers might say otherwise because of the Pencil tool.. But having the pencil means little.. when it lacks powerful desktop class applications.
However tablet such as iPad is never designed to replace laptops or PCs. Its just a add-on.. simple email reply.. simple web browsing.. nothing serious.
Its fallback for many others, just a simple media consumption tool. However, if thats the case.. its competing with its lesser brethren.. the iPad and iPad mini, both smaller siblings work just as well.
Sad news is, Apple butchered the iPad / iPad mini's specs, stop upgrading them, charge a premium for this iPad Pro. Like saying: hey.. hey.. buy me BUY MEE, I'm better! But most people see thru this tactics.
Bottom line is. If you are a normal person looking for media consumption, simple web browsing, simple email sending, then STAY AWAY from this, its not for you period, unless you have TONS of money to burn.
This is just a very niched set of Pro people, NOT for the spreadsheet user, not for the document user, not for the developers, not for the office workers (Those can just use surface pros). This is Just for artist and graphics designer ONLY.
Why no mouse and no real software ? ( just "mobile apps")
This is 6th or 7th ipad generation and still no mouse support.
Price 800e is ridiculous for 10.5 Ipad. :P It is just a cripled PC.
I can get a new Imac computer for 900e.
This thing is amazing, used iPad Air until this year because it worked so well still, finally saw something worth of upgrade and bought this iPad Pro, sure it was high price product, but damm it's awesome!.
With this iPad Pro i now do all my graphics design and photo editing with this, affinity iPad, Procreate + Apple pencil makes it so easy and enjoyable to do all kind of creative stuff. Using affinity really shows how powerful this device is when you do realtime effects perfectly smoothly.
This thing raised par for the tablets to the whole new level and with iOS11 going to be even better.
If you use your tablet a lot daily and enjoy using it, definately big recommendation, sure it's expensive, but it's so enjoyable to use.
Also the camera is ridiculously good, had to just try it because this has better cam than my phone, actually taking photos with iPad was great experience, with this quality cam and big screen you saw right away how the photo looks, it was very fun to make "photo shoot" with iPad.
Here's the photo i took with iPad and edited with affinity (desktop class graphics and photo editing app for iPad) https://www.dropbox.com/s/dw4te694irj6g8r/Photo%2026.8.2017%2015.29.40.png?dl=0
I upgraded from an iPad Pro 9.7 and the difference is major, the screen is the smoothest I've seen, performance wise this iPad is shockingly powerful, editing 4k video and RAW images as if they where standard def and Jpegs, then you add IOS 11 and its only a Beta brings this Ipad into yet an undefined class of hybrid tablet which quite simply "kicks butt".
Imagine the best of ISO and Mac OS in one tiny yet POWERFUL package.
yes if you just browse the web then buy the Basic iPad but if you want a whole lot more get The iPad Pro 10.5....
On a side note my close fired is using a comparable android tablet but all his apps seem to be designed for an android phone while iPad had its own dedicated apps and tens of thousands of them. It left my friend a little bit red faced when he seen what a tablet is actually capable of...
WE NEED MOUSE, 24 Aug 2017Save your money. IMO. Buy only when they stop upgrading iOS for your iPad. By then, a succe... moreDo you own the iPad 10.5? If not don't tell others not to buy it. I came from the Air 2 to the Pro 10.5 and let me tell you it is a screaming good tablet. The 120hz rate is only the icing on the cake for this tablet. It breezes through any task and I mean any. I've had apps held in memory for days and the tablet will still pick up where you left off. It's a powerhouse with no corners cut, even the speakers will blow you away. So anyone thinking about this tablet and saying it's steep in price, it certainly is, but you'll have this for the next 3-4 years and it'll be worth every penny. No regrets buying this at all.
WE NEED MOUSE, 24 Aug 2017Save your money. IMO. Buy only when they stop upgrading iOS for your iPad. By then, a succe... moreI agree. My iPad Air 2 is still fine as I wouldnÂ’t throw money in this 10.5 just yet. IÂ’ll give it another 2.5 years and then upgrade. By iOS 13, then IÂ’ll upgrade.
Jeremy, 19 Aug 2017I'm using iPad Air 2 now, been using for 2 years plus... thinking whether to upgrade to iPad P... moreSave your money. IMO.
Buy only when they stop upgrading iOS for your iPad. By then, a successor to your iPad Air 2 will appear.
Currently no use dumping 1k into this device. Market already points to more people buying the normal iPads to the iPad Pros. Because it does not justify the cost.
Its smaller siblings (iPad / iPad minis) can use 99% of the apps on the app store without lag. So what if it has processor that can rival laptops? Play diablo 3 / Skyrim? Sadly no.
Its 120Mhz refresh rate sure is nice eye candy i assure you. But it mostly depend on your media source as well as content reading. Its the ONLY saving grace for this iPad Pro.. but is it enough? I urge you to go touch the iPad Pro 10.5 demo.. try the scrolling and see the text, see if THAT Alone is enough to justify paying 1k for it. Else the rest of the features are the same.. you get it on normal iPads anyways.
vishnu, 05 Aug 2017does it supports usb otg for using external storage devices....??? NOOO
I'm using iPad Air 2 now, been using for 2 years plus... thinking whether to upgrade to iPad Pro 10.5? Any advise? Thanks
WE NEED MOUSE, 25 Jul 2017Joe. iPad sales are declining. The market has spoken.
Sure most people blame iPad is a fami... moreDo not worry, the iPad is here to stay, and as you and MKBHD (youtube) analized that the product has matured.
Today I saw Lenovo Folio video, I think phablets will merge with tablets into foldable tablets i.e. A tablet that folds into a phone. And when this tech becomes stable in terms of quality and cost, Apple will do something fabulous that will combine iPad with iPhone plus.
CPU: Hexa-Core 2.38 GHz (3x Hurricane + 3x Zephyr)
GPU: PowerVR 12-Core Graphics (but not sure what chipset are using)
vcrule, 05 Jul 2017Anyone know the battery capacity of the iPad Pro 10.5. I know its 30.4Wh but I would like to ... more8134mAh. I just looked it up on ifixit teardown. Step 11 also shows that it supports USB PD, the fast charging used by phones like the Google Pixel.
Anonymous, 17 Jul 2017Things iPad Pro should have:
1. Voice call
4. File manager
5. Improved... moreface time has voice calls
file manager coming with iOS 11
trackpad can be had with an accessory
SMS is dying
iOS supports external USB drives over lightning
Joe, 24 Jul 2017That WE NEED MOUSE guy needs to chill out. He's taking the iPad discussion really seriously, h... moreJoe. iPad sales are declining. The market has spoken.
Sure most people blame iPad is a family product.. no need updates, thus lesser need for an upgrade.
But iPad Pro offers nothing new on the plate.. except the 8 years in calling File manager app coming in the fall. Nothing new for most of the professional people.. (Pro motion.. faster pen response.. bigger screen with smaller footprint.. none of which helps the majority of pro users)
At the same time, iPad and iPad mini internals are held back in favour of the iPad Pros.. that further reduces sales.
I love iPads, i HATE to see it go. Thats why i rant about it in all channels to get awareness.. So that those silent people will vote with their money.
iPad Pro need MOUSE support, more connectivity, so that developers can come up with more Pro apps. Now iPad Pro is just a rich man's media consumption device, that will hamper sales.
Pros simply go MacBooks, or iPads. This niche in the middle of the laptop and smartphone, is getting squeeze from both sides. You have iPad Pro.. you still need Mac. SO why sink 1.5k into this?
That WE NEED MOUSE guy needs to chill out. He's taking the iPad discussion really seriously, he is active here and on the iPad 9.7 opinions. Simply, if you like a product buy it, if not then don't. Supply and demand (plus marketing efforts) are the market stimulus.