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128 GB model iPad Pro 12.9 inch from Apple It went back to $1,000 on Amazon, which matched the lowest price we tracked. It’s listed at $1,049, but an additional $49.01 coupon will apply at checkout. For reference, Apple typically sells the tablet for $1,099, though we’ve seen it drop periodically to $1,049 since its launch last October.
The iPad Pro is the top choice in our guide to the best tablets, and the 12.9-inch model is precisely the “best for power users” we’ve chosen in our ranking of the best iPads. To be clear, this is more of a tablet than most people need, like iPad Air or Entry-level iPad are much better values for those just looking to surf the web, read e-books, stream video, and do some basic work on a tablet. But for those with cash to burn and want the biggest, most powerful iPad Apple makes, this is it.
The iPad Pro’s M2 chip is the same as that of the latest MacBook Air, and its screen is the most advanced of any iPad, with a 120Hz refresh rate and a micro-LED backlight that enables better contrast and brightness. (The latter feature is not available on 11 inch Pro.) Compared to the Air, its speakers are more powerful, it has a faster Thunderbolt USB-C port and its camera system is more advanced, with a flash and an ultrawide lens. Finally, we gave the tablet a review score of 87 last year.
It’s still better to view this as a premium tablet than a universal laptop replacement, as iPadOS can still make multitasking and other basic computer tasks more complicated than they could be. However, its spacious screen and fast chip are Apple Pencil support That can make it a powerful tool for creative types in particular. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge, this deal makes the device’s price at least a little lower. If you don’t need the latest and greatest chip, meanwhile, note that the 256 GB cellular model From the previous generation iPad Pro to the same price at Best Buy.
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