Apple has announced the launch of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Pencil Support and Smart Connector along with the launch of iPhone SE at a media event. Th new iPad is similar to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro in features with upgrade in the camera. The new iPad features a 12 megapixel rear camera, 4K video recording and a 5 megapixel front camera.
As per Apple the new iPad features a screen with a “True Tone Display” which automatically changes the color temperature of the screen to match the light of the room. It also comes with iOS 9.3 “Night Shift” mode, which reduces the amount of blue light of the display screen to make you sleep easily.
The 9.7-inch iPad weighs less than a pound and is 25% brighter than an iPad Air 2. It comes with four speakers, Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil support. It also features A9x processor along with an integrated M9 motion coprocessor for ‘always on Hey Siri’ support.
9.7-inch iPad Pro Specs
64 bit A9X CPU
Hey Siri support
9.7″ wide color Retina display, with True Tone technology (adjusts on screen color temperature to match ambient lighting)
Smart Connector with support for optional keyboard case, and optional Apple Pencil
12 MP iSight camera
4K Video recording abilities
The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro will be available in Silver, Gold, Space Gray, and Rose Gold colors.
The 32GB model of 9.7 -inch iPad Pro will be available for $599, 128GB for $749 and 256GB models will be priced at $899 . It begins shipping on March 31 while pre-orders begin on March 24.
Apple has reduced the price of iPad Air 2 to $399