Apple with 2018 iPad Pro has a full-design, new Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard


Apple announces a new version of iPad Pro, where 2018 iPad Pro comes with a new full-screen design, flat edge, rounded corners, along with Face ID, and more.

The new iPad Pro has a blocky design with rounded corners came with both display and body. The structure appears sort with original iPad features to include a new Liquid Retina display such as iPhone XR.

Display and Face ID

The new iPad Pro has an 11-inch display with a footprint as the 10.5-inch mode. iPad Pro, with a portable version, thus has a 12.9-inch display. This has a smaller footprint with the previous version.

Both new iPad Pro are 5.9 mm thin, has around one-millimeter thinner with larger iPad Pro. iPad Pro thus far includes Face ID, has introduced of iPhone X, which unlocks iPad and facial recognition. Face ID has Animoji, Memoji, and other features where Apple Pay, logs into apps, and more. Face ID on iPad Pro does not require a notch with the bezels large enough where there is a house of sensors needed.

iPad Pro thus have a Home indicator as iPhone X with later gestural navigation and multitasking.


A12X Bionic chip. Built-in same 7nanometer tech where iPhone XS-class processor. 10 billion transistors, 8-core CPU, 7-core GPU, 35% faster CPU year-over-year, 90% faster CPU for multi-core. 1000x faster graphics performance — Xbox One X graphics performance in a tablet form factor. 10-hour battery is as usual with normal life capacity. New Neutral Engine along with the iPad for the first time.

1TB and USB-C

iPad Pro is available hence is with up to 1TB storage where the first time, up from 512GB. USB-C thus replaces Lightning. iPad Pro supports up to 5K display output. iPad Pro charges with an iPhone or other devices over USB-C.

Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio

The Apple Pencil pairs automatically and charges wirelessly is where magnetically snaps with new iPad Pro. The screen taps with wakes of iPad Pro. Apple Pencil with new tap features hardware with a change in modes one can customize. More details here.

Smart Keyboard Folio has an adjustable screen-angle with a new accessory. This offers front and back cover where the previous Smart Keyboard was with only a cover.

Price and Availability

iPad Pro features Bluetooth 5.0, Smart HDR where the Face ID camera, Gigabit LTE, an 18W charging brick, along with no headphone jack.

iPad Pro 10.5-inch remains available from $649. iPad Pro 11-inch thus prices from $799, and iPad Pro along with 12.9-inch hence is priced from $999 which hence is available from November 7.