APPLE IPAD PRO REVIEW


Apple launched its largest flagship tablet namely IPad Pro in India which is priced @ 67,900/-(32GB Variant), 79,900 (128GB Variant) & 91,900 (Wifi+Cellular 128GB variant). It is available in Space Grey, Silver & Gold shades.

DESIGN, DURABLITY & DISPLAY
The design of this tablet is very good. It uses scratch resistant shatter proof glass with fingerprint resistant Oleophobic coating on the front and a brush alluminum unibody finish on the back. It is slim at 6.9mm and weighs 713g (721g For Wifi+Cellular variant). It has a 12.9inch (Retina Display) 16M colour LED backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen of 2048 x 2732 resolution with 267ppi. The viewing angles and sunlight legibility of the display is Excellent. The screen supports 10 multi-touch points and the brightness of the screen is great.

STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITES
It has a 32GB/128GB internal storage and is not further expandable. The device features dedicated multimedia apps such as I-music, I-movies, as wells as default gallery provides storing of music, videos, and images respectively. connectivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 42.2mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, 4G speeds upto 150mbps download & upto 50mbps upload, Wifi a/b/g/n/ac, Wifi Dual-band, Wifi hotspot, GPS& Glonass (Wifi+Cellular Variant only), Bluetooth 4.2 (file sharing from apple to apple only) and USB V3.0 reversible connector come as standard but lacks NFC support. It also has Touch ID Fingerprint scanner support and also supports gyroscope, barometer sensors. 

CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has an 8MP Rear camera with autofocus which features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Geo tagging, sweep panorama, Face & Smile detection, HDR etc. The camera clarity is Excellent overall. Daytime the images are very good and has good amount of details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become bit visible visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is quite nice. It does Full HD 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps ,HDR video recording with video stabilization and  sound having bit-rate of 18 Mbps in MP4 format. The video recording clarity is very good overall. Daytime the video clarity is very good and has good amount of details respectively but at night video clarity is quite nice. It has a 1.2 MP Front camera which does HD 720p@30fps video recording. The clarity is pretty good .

SOFTWARE, HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE
It runs IOS 9 out of the box it is upgradable to IOS 9.2. It has an Apple A9X (Twister based ARM V8A) 64-Bit SOC (System On Chip) running a Dual-Core processor clocked at 2.26 GHZ with 4GB RAM and PowerVR GT7600 MP12( Dual Hexa-Core graphics) it also comes with Apple's M9 Motion Co-processor. The performance is Top class which provides high graphic intensive games and multitasking run smoothly and there is no lag at all.

BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a Non-Removable Li-Ion 10,307 MAH (38.8 Wh) battery. The battery life is Excellent which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 10:30H.
VIDEO WATCHING : upto 11H.
TALKTIME : upto 18H(2G) / upto 15H(3G).
STANDBY TIME : upto 730H(2G) / upto 680H(3G).

PROS
*Top class build quality.
*Excellent display and viewing angles.
*Very good camera and video recording clarity.
*Top class performance.
*Touch ID Fingerprint scanner.
*Excellent Loudspeaker (dual stereo speakers).
*Excellent battery life.

CONS
*Non-removable battery.
*No MicroSD card slot and no 32/64GB variant.
*Wifi only variant omits GPS support.
*No NFC support.
*No enhanced resistance to dust or liquids
*Premium pricing for tablet and its accessories.

OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 8.2/10.

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