In addition to the presence of the iPad 10th Gen , Apple also announced an update to the iPad Pro. Powered by the M2 processor , the iPad Pro 2022 will be the fastest iPad variant this year.
Features of Apple iPad Pro 2022
The iPad Pro 2022 will be available with 11-inch and 12.9-inch screens. The 11-inch version comes with a 2388 x 1668 pixel mini LED screen with a brightness level of up to 600 nits. Meanwhile, the 12-inch model also carries a mini LED screen panel. The screen resolution is higher at 2732 x 2048 pixels with a maximum screen brightness of up to 1000 nits.
Then how is the performance? With the M2 processor, the iPad Pro 2022 is able to offer a CPU performance increase of up to 15 percent and up to 30 percent for graphics performance when compared to the M1 processor used in the previous generation. AI performance is also 40 percent faster and unified memory bandwidth is 50 percent more with support for speeds of up to 100GB/s. For storage space, there are capacity options from 128GB to 2TB.
As a result, the performance will feel faster. Apple claims users can now capture ProRes videos and edit ProRes videos with three times faster performance. So, it will be more qualified for the needs of creative content.
The update then came to the Apple Pencil stylus pen. The Second Generation Apple Pencil offers a Hover Experience feature. Apple Pencil can now be directly detected by the screen from a distance of about 12 mm. That way users can preview before making something and make sketches or illustrations with a higher level of precision. Thanks to this innovative feature doing everything with Apple Pencil just got easier.
Other interesting iPad Pro 2022 features include support for WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, optional 5G, Thunderbolt 3, four speakers, and five microphones. In the camera department, there is a rear camera with a 10 megapixel sensor and a 12 megapixel front camera with support for the Face ID feature for security.
Price and availability
The iPad Pro 2022 will only be available in two color options, namely silver and space gray. The 11-inch iPad Pro 2022 starts at US$799 and the 12-inch model starts at US$1099.