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Apple iPad Pro (2018) With 2nd-gen Apple Pencil Launched

Price, Specifications and Features

Story Highlights

  • Apple launches two new iPad Pro tablets
  • Both new iPad supports FaceID
  • No lighting port this time, now supports USB Type-C

On Tuesday, Apple launched iPad Pro (2018) at an event held in New York, USA. The latest line of tablets from Apple are successors of previous generation iPads.

The trillion-dollar company launched two new tablets — 11-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Both the tablets now comes with sleeker design with narrower bezels, when compared with previous generation iPads. The other upgrades includes support for Face Unlock, new A12X bionic chip, USB Type-C Port and new graphics chip.

On the other hand, 2nd-gen Apple Pencil was also launched at the same event. The latest Pencil is the successor of the previous gen Apple Pencil which was launched back in 2015. The new Apple Pencil now comes with a new design with wireless charging support.

11-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro
11-inch iPad Pro (Left) | 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Right)

iPad Pro (2018), 2nd-gen Apple Pencil: Price, Sale Date

iPad Pro Price

  • iPad Pro 11″ 64GB WiFi – $799 (Rs. 58,725 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 256GB WiFi – $949 (Rs. 69,760 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 512GB WiFi – $1149 (Rs. 84,475 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 1TB WiFi – $1549 (Rs. 1,13,890 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 64GB WiFi + Cellular – $949 (Rs. 69,760 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 256GB WiFi + Cellular – $1099 (Rs. 80,800 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 512GB WiFi + Cellular – $1299 (Rs. 95,500 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 11″ 1TB WiFi + Cellular – $1699 (Rs. 1,24,920 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 64GB WiFi – $999 (Rs. 73,450 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 256GB WiFi – $1149 (Rs. 84,475 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 512GB WiFi – $1349 (Rs. 99,185 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 1TB WiFi – $1749 (Rs. 1,28,595 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 64GB WiFi + Cellular – $1149 (Rs. 84,475 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 256GB WiFi + Cellular – $1299 (Rs. 95,500 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 512GB WiFi + Cellular – $1499 (Rs. 1,10,230 approx.)
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 1TB WiFi + Cellular – $1899 (Rs. 1,39,630 approx.)

Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio Price

  • 2nd-gen Apple Pencil – $129 (Rs. 9,480 approx.)
  • Smart Keyboard Folio (For 11″ iPad Pro) – $179 (Rs. 9,480 approx.)
  • Smart Keyboard Folio (For 12.9″ iPad Pro) –$199 (Rs. 13,160 approx.)

iPad Pro Price in India

  • iPad Pro 11″ 64GB WiFi – Rs. 71,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 256GB WiFi – Rs. 85,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 512GB WiFi – Rs. 1,03,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 1TB WiFi – Rs. 1,39,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 64GB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 85,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 256GB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 99,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 512GB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 1,17,900
  • iPad Pro 11″ 1TB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 1,53,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 64GB WiFi – Rs. 89,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 256GB WiFi – Rs. 1,03,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 512GB WiFi – Rs. 1,21,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 1TB WiFi – Rs. 1,57,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 64GB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 1,03,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 256GB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 1,17,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 512GB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 1,35,900
  • iPad Pro 12.9″ 1TB WiFi + Cellular – Rs. 1,71,900

Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio Price in India

  • 2nd-gen Apple Pencil – Rs. 10,900
  • Smart Keyboard Folio (For 11″ iPad Pro) – Rs. 15,900
  • Smart Keyboard Folio (For 12.9″ iPad Pro) –Rs. 17,900

Sale Date

  • Both tablets will be available for purchase starting November 7 in the US. Pre-orders starts October 30. Both tablets will come in Silver and Space Gray colours.
  • Both tablets will be available for purchase starting November 7 in India as well

iPad Pro (2018), 2nd-gen Apple Pencil: Specifications and Features

iPad Pro (2018)

Now coming to the specifications, iPad Pro sports an 11-inch and 12.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with 264ppi, 600nits brightness and P3 colour gamut. The 11-inch iPad Pro has 2388×1668 pixels resolution while the 12.9-inch has 2732×2048 pixels resolution. Based on iOS 12, Both tablets run on 7nm A12X Bionic chip processor with M12 motion coprocessor. No information regarding RAM was revealed by the company.

In optics, there is a single rear camera setup, the 12MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture. Cinematic Video Stabilization is available and it can shoot 4K videos at 60fps, Super Slow Motion videos at 240fps (720p), 120fps (1080p). The rear camera comes with camera features like Panorama, Hybrid IR filter, Live Photos, Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos, Exposure control, Noise reduction, Smart HDR, Auto image stabilisation, Burst mode, Timer mode, Photo geotagging.

On the front, there is a single camera setup as well, the 7MP FaceTime HD sensor with f/2.2 aperture.It can shoot 1080p videos at 60fps. The front camera comes with camera features like Face Unlock, Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, Animoji and Memoji, Retina Flash, Wide colour capture, Smart HDR, Burst mode, Exposure control, Timer mode. Both tablets have Quad-LED flash on the back.

When it comes to storage, Both tablets comes with 64GB/256GB/512GB/1TB  internal storage (No expandable storage). Connectivity suite of the tablets includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS and USB Type-C. The sensors on board the handset are accelerometer, barometer, ambient light sensor and FaceID. The 11-inch iPad Pro battery capacity is 29.37Wh with the support of 18W charging and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro battery capacity is 36.71Wh with the support of 18W charging. The tablets are listed in Silver and Space Gray colours. The 11-inch iPad Pro measures 247.6×178.5×5.9mm and weighs 468 grams while the 12.9-inch iPad Pro measures 280.6×214.9 x5.9mm and weighs 631 grams.

2nd-gen Apple Pencil

The 2nd-gen Apple Pencil now comes with a new design and magnetically attached to the new iPad Pro. Wireless charging is supported by the new Apple Pencil.

2nd-gen Apple Pencil
2nd-gen Apple Pencil

Smart Keyboard Folio

A new Smart Keyboard Folio designed to protect both the front and back of iPad Pro. The new folio keyboard lets you prop up the iPad at two different angles and just like before, it connects to the iPad via the Smart Connector so it doesn’t require pairing or charging.

Smart Keyboard Folio
Smart Keyboard Folio

The latest iPad Pro got many upgrades and new features, which are listed below:

  1. Sleeker design with narrower bezels when compared to previous gen iPad.
  2. Support for FaceID technology with Animoji/Memoji.
  3. Faster A12X Bionic chip compared to previous gen iPad.
  4. USB Type-C port instead of Lighting port.
  5. Apple graphics chip with 7-core.
  6. Rounded corners using the pixel masking technology.
  7. 120Hz display refresh rates.
  8. Neural engine support which enhances UI elements and apps.
  9. Gesture navigation support just like iPhone X (No home button this time).
  10. New iPad Pro can act as a power bank and can charge iPhones with USB Type-C to Lighting cable.
  11. Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music (claimed by the company).
  12. Four speaker setup that houses two woofers and two tweeters offering wider stereo sound.

Below is the list of previous generation iPad Pro and Apple Pencil:

Rs. 46,999
Rs. 50,800
in stock
1 new from Rs. 46,999
as of November 20, 2018 7:59 am
Amazon.in
Free shipping
Rs. 46,999
Rs. 50,800
in stock
Flipkart.com
Rs. 12,500
out of stock
as of November 20, 2018 7:59 am
Amazon.in
Free shipping
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Shubham Mishra

Founder and Chief Editor at PaidFreeDroid. Shubham likes to keep on top of the tech world and loves to help people around him who face day to day trouble with technology.

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