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M1 iPad Pro Arrives Early for Lucky Customer

Days ahead of their expected launch and seemingly before official review embargoes lift, one lucky customer has already gotten their hands on the brand new 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro. Reddit User PeterDragon50 Posted on Reddit, u/PeterDragon50 has already received their 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ through retailer Nebraska Furniture Mart. The Reddit user says they placed their order when pre-orders initially went live and that the retail chain informed them that their iPad was ready for pick-up, despite...
Tags: Apple, Reddit, Antutu, Apple Apple, Nebraska Furniture Mart, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


Deals: Apple's 2020 iPad Pro Lineup Marked Down by as Much as $200 in New Sales

We're tracking an ongoing number of solid deals on Apple's previous generation iPad Pro from last year. In the sales below, you'll find a complete list of discounts on the 2020 iPad Pro, with up to $200 off 11-inch and 12.9-inch tablets. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. To start, Amazon has the 512GB Wi-Fi 11-inch iPad Pro for $949.99, down from $1,099.00....
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


Apple Making Face ID Sensor Chip Smaller on Upcoming iPhones and iPads

Apple is intending to use a significantly smaller Face ID sensor chip in iPhones and iPads from late this year onwards, according to DigiTimes. Apple has reportedly chosen to scale down the die size of the VCSEL chips used in Face ID's scanner. The move will help Apple cut production costs since more chips can be produced on one wafer, reducing total wafer output. The redesigned VCSEL chip may allow Apple to integrate new functions into the component, but DigiTimes did not speculate on what ...
Tags: Apple, Barclays, Digitimes.com, DigiTimes, DigiTimes Apple, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, iPhone 13


Survey Finds 60% of iOS Device Owners Will Buy AirTag, Blue Is Most Popular iMac Color, and More

The Blue 24-inch iMac is the most popular color, a significant number of AirTag users intend to track pets and people, and most users want to stick with the Lightning port, according to the findings of an extensive survey by SellCell. SellCell's Apple 2021 New Products Survey offers insights into consumer behaviors and thoughts about Apple's latest devices, including AirTags, the 24-inch ‌iMac‌, and the iPad Pro, as well as what customers want from future Apple devices. SellCell surveyed over...
Tags: Apple, Green, United States, Orange, iMac, iPad Pro 12.9, SellCell, Airtags, iPad Pro 11, iPhone 13, SellCell SellCell


Some M1 iPad Pro Orders Start Switching to 'Shipped' Status With May 21 Delivery

Ahead of their expected launch on May 21, some brand new M1 iPad Pro orders have begun switching to a "Shipped" status. Multiple readers of MacRumors have shared with us their updated order for their brand new iPads which now shows a "Shipped" status, rather than "Preparing to ship." Interestingly, despite the new iPad Pros now shipping for a few customers, reviews and hands-on of the newest M1-powered device have yet to be published. The new ‌iPad‌ has proven to be popular, with some shippi...
Tags: Apple, Newsroom, Macbook Air Macbook Pro, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


M1 iPad Pro Over 50% Faster Than Previous Generation in Early Benchmarks

Last month, Apple introduced a new iPad Pro with the same M1 chip found in the latest Macs, and early benchmark results indicate that the M1 iPad Pro is over 50% faster than the previous-generation iPad Pro. Based on five legitimate Geekbench 5 results (here's the fifth) for the fifth-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro with the M1 chip, the device has average single-core and multi-core scores of 1,718 and 7,284, respectively. By comparison, the fourth-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro with the A12Z ch...
Tags: Apple, Featured, MacBook Air, Benchmarks, M1, Geekbench, Intel Core, iPad Pro 12.9


Early M1 iPad Pro Orders Now Preparing to Ship

Apple will soon ship out 11 and 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro models, according to multiple Twitter users and who have seen their orders shift to "Preparing to Ship" status. So far, we haven't seen any shipment notifications, but that's the next step and is likely to happen in the near future. Apple has not provided an exact delivery date to those who ordered a new ‌M1‌ ‌iPad Pro‌, but the tablets will start delivering on May 21. Many users who preordered early received estimated delivery dates ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Macbook Air Macbook Pro, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


12.9-Inch iPad Pro Now Delivers as Late as Mid-July

While the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is set to launch in the second half of May, orders placed today are estimated for delivery as late as mid-July on Apple's online store in the United States — some two months later. The new 11-inch iPad Pro is faring better so far, with some configurations available for delivery in the last week of May. The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro features a Liquid Retina XDR Display with mini-LED backlighting, providing higher brightness and improved contrast ratio, but Apple s...
Tags: Apple, United States, iPad Pro 12.9, Airtags


iPad Pro 2020 vs. iPad Pro 2021 Buyer's Guide

In April 2021, Apple updated its popular iPad Pro lineup, introducing a faster M1 chip, a Liquid Retina XDR display, a Thunderbolt port, and more, replacing the previous models from March 2020. Although the 2020 ‌iPad Pro‌ models have now been discontinued by Apple, it is common to find them available at discounted prices with third-party retailers. Some other users who already have the 2020 ‌iPad Pro‌ may also be considering if it is worth the upgrade to the 2021 model. Should you consider ...
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Deals: 2020 iPad Pro Models Reach Up to $200 Off in New Sales

Deals on the previous generation 2020 iPad Pro models continue to appear in the wake of the latest 2021 tablets, and today Amazon is offering even steeper price cuts on a few models. Below you can find the full list of 2020 iPad Pro discounts, and we're highlighting a few particularly notable sales. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. To start, Amazon has the...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


Logitech's Keyboard Case With Trackpad Now Available to Pre-Order for New 12.9-Inch iPad Pro

Logitech's new Combo Touch keyboard case with a built-in trackpad is now available to pre-order for the new fifth-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro. There doesn't appear to be a specific shipping date listed at this time. Priced at $230, the Combo Touch keyboard is a more affordable alternative to Apple's Magic Keyboard for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which retails for $349. The keyboard features an integrated stand that can be adjusted for multiple viewing angles, backlit keys with adjustable bright...
Tags: Apple, Logitech, Apple Pencil, iPad Pro 12.9


iPad Shipments to Stay Stable in Second Quarter Despite Chip Shortages

Apple's iPad shipments are expected remain stable in the second quarter of this year, despite the impact of global chip shortages, according to a new report. The ongoing integrated chip shortage has been caused by supply chain issues that arose during the global health crisis and weather-related events like the freeze in Texas that shut down Austin chip plants. As chip factories struggled to keep up with standard outputs during the pandemic, demand surged as people purchased devices for an a...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Mac, Bloomberg, Austin, Digitimes.com, Digitimes Research, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


It Will Cost $699 to Repair a Broken 12.9-Inch M1 iPad Pro Without AppleCare+

If you damage your new 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro and don't have AppleCare+, Apple will charge $699 to repair the broken device. The fee update was added to Apple's iPad Service and Repair chart earlier today after ‌iPad Pro‌ orders went live. At $699, it is $50 more expensive to get a repair for the new fifth-generation iPad than it was to get a repair for the prior fourth-generation model. The extra cost is likely due to the new mini-LED display that's exclusive to the 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌. The...
Tags: Apple, Featured, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


Shipping Estimates for 12.9-Inch Mini-LED iPad Pro Slip to July

Prior to the launch of the new iPad Pro models, rumors suggested that the 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ would be in short supply, and it appears those rumors were correct. Shipping estimates for 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ models now range into July for orders placed today, though the highest-end 2TB model is still available for June delivery. 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB models have delivery estimates of June 24 to July 8, while the 2TB model, which is priced at $2,200, will deliver between June 2 and June...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, Shipping Estimates


Third-Party Retailers Selling Apple's New iPad Pro, 24-Inch iMac, and Apple TV 4K

Apple today opened pre-orders for a new wave of products, including the new Apple TV 4K, 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and 24-inch M1 iMac. You can buy all of these products from Apple.com, but if you prefer to shop at third-party Apple resellers, we've put together a list of places selling all of the new products in this article. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site ...
Tags: Apple, iMac, Siri Remote, iPad Pro 12.9, Core GPU, iPad Pro 11, Expercom, Orange Purple


New M1 iPad Pros, 24-Inch M1 iMacs, Apple TV 4K, and Siri Remote Now Available to Order

Apple is now accepting orders for the new 11 and 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro models, 24-inch M1 iMacs, second-generation Apple TV 4K, redesigned Siri Remote, and other various accessories through its online storefront and the Apple Store app. Pricing on the new M1 iPad Pro models, which are the fastest iPads to date, starts at $799 for the 11-inch version and $1099 for the 12.9-inch version, which also has a mini-LED display. The updated iPad Pros feature Thunderbolt connectivity, optional 5G, and ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Apple TV, Gpu, Apple Store, Hdr, iMac, Siri Remote, Macbook Air Macbook Pro, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, Product Release (Buyer's Guide


iPad Air 2020 vs. iPad Pro 2021 Buyer's Guide

In April 2021, Apple updated its popular iPad Pro lineup, introducing a faster M1 chip, a Liquid Retina XDR display, a Thunderbolt port, and more. Since the iPad Air saw a major update in September last year, both the ‌iPad Air‌ and the ‌iPad Pro‌ now share similar designs and an increasingly close feature set. Despite their appearances, the ‌iPad Air‌ and ‌iPad Pro‌ are still very different devices intended for different user bases. Should you consider purchasing the ‌iPad Air‌ to save money...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Digital, MacBook Air, Gpu, Dolby Vision, Facetime, Hdr, iPad Air, Apple Pencil, Magic Keyboard, Center Stage, Buyer's Guide, iPad Pro 12.9, Animoji, iPad Pro 11


Apple Says New 12.9-Inch iPad Pro is 'Functionally Compatible' With Older Magic Keyboard, But Fit May Be Imperfect When Closed

The new 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro is 0.5mm thicker than the previous-generation version, which has led to fears that it won't be compatible with the older Magic Keyboard. Apple is offering a new Magic Keyboard that offers a perfect fit, but Apple says you can still use your existing 2020 Magic Keyboard with a 2021 ‌iPad Pro‌. In a Magic Keyboard support document, Apple says the first-generation Magic Keyboard is "functionally compatible" with the fifth-generation ‌iPad Pro‌, but due to the thickn...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Magic Keyboard, iPad Pro 12.9, Magic Keyboard Apple


Apple Quietly Confirms 24-inch iMac, M1 iPad Pro, and New Apple TV Shipping on May 21

Earlier today, Apple posted a Newsroom update reminding customers that the new 24-inch iMac, the M1-powered iPad Pro, and the updated Apple TV 4K will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow. Apple has said these new devices will be available in the second half of May, but now, it may have quietly confirmed a specific date. Spotted first by Jason Aten on Twitter, and confirmed by MacRumors, Apple's Newsroom update on its UK and Australian website has confirmed that the new devices will b...
Tags: Apple, UK, Apple TV, iMac, Newsroom, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, Jason Aten, New Apple TV Shipping


Reminder: New 24-inch iMac, M1 iPad Pro, and New Apple TV 4K Available for Pre-Order Tomorrow

Apple today reminded customers that the brand-new redesigned 24-inch iMac, the M1-powered iPad Pro, and the updated, more powerful Apple TV 4K will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, Friday, April 30, and will begin shipping in the second half of May. In its Newsroom update, Apple didn't disclose when the new devices would specifically begin shipping to customers next month. However, UK retailer John Lewis has indicated that the new iPad Pros and ‌iMac‌ could be arriving at custom...
Tags: Apple, UK, John Lewis, New Zealand, iMac, Joe Rossignol, Macbook Air Macbook Pro, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, Apple Store However


Apple Files New M1 iPad Pro in Eurasian Economic Database

A little over a week since their announcement, and less than a month before their official launch, Apple has filed the brand new M1 iPad Pros into the Eurasian Economic Commission database. The filings, seen by MacRumors, include two ‌iPad‌ Pros with multiple model numbers each, likely referring to the 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes and corresponding WiFi and WiFi/Cellular variants. One filing includes the model numbers A2377, A2378, A2567, A2588, and A2602, and the second including A2459, A24...
Tags: Apple, UK, John Lewis, EEC, Eurasian Economic Commission, AirPort Express, iPad Pro 12.9, AirPort Time Capsule, Airport Extreme, iPad Pro 11


UK Retailer John Lewis Lists iPad Pro and iMac Launch Date as May 21

Last week Apple announced new iPad Pro models with the faster M1 processor and a new mini-LED 12.9-inch display, as well as redesigned iMac models. Both iPad models and iMacs will are available to pre-order from the April 30, and while Apple said they'll be shipping in the second half of May, it hasn't provided a specific date. Today, however, U.K. retailer and long-time Apple stockist John Lewis has updated its online store to indicate that the new iMacs and both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch mo...
Tags: Apple, UK, John Lewis, Featured, United States, United Kingdom, Prosser, iPad Pro 12.9, Jon Prosser, iPad Pro 11


The best iPad Pro 12.9 (2021) cases

Eagerly awaiting the arrival of your new iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)? Our pick of the best cases in town will keep your new iPad safe from life's little mishaps.
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, Ipad Pro, Buying Guides, iPad Pro 12.9


The best iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) cases

The iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) is a professional iPad. But it won't do much work if it takes a tumble. Protect it with the best iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) cases.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Ipad Pro, Buying Guides, iPad Pro 12.9, Accessory of the Week


Leaker Claims 11-inch iPad Pro to Ship on May 22, 12.9-inch on May 21

Last week Apple announced brand new updates to its 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro with the faster M1 processor and a brand new mini-LED 12.9-inch display. Both models will become available for pre-order starting on April 30, and Apple says they'll be shipping in the second half of May. Now, according to Apple leaker Jon Prosser, the 11-inch ‌iPad Pro‌, which features a faster ‌M1‌ processor and improved cameras compared to the previous model, will be shipping on May 22. The larger 12.9-inch m...
Tags: Apple, Prosser, iPad Pro 12.9, Jon Prosser, iPad Pro 11


New 12.9-inch iPad Pro Not Compatible With Older Magic Keyboard

The brand new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will not be compatible with the older generation Magic Keyboard due to a marginal increase in device thickness, according to iGeneration. Citing a document given to Apple Stores, the report notes that the new ‌iPad Pro‌ is 0.5mm thicker than the previous 12.9-inch model. Due to the increase in thickness, the new iPad will not work with the older generation Magic Keyboard. While a 0.5mm increase in thickness is small, it is enough for the new ‌iPad Pro‌ not to ...
Tags: Apple, Magic Keyboard, Apple Stores, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


Apple Ramping Up M1 Production as New 12.9-inch iPad Pro Expected to Reach Five Million Shipments in 2021

Apple is seemingly expecting high demand for its new M1-powered iPad Pro as the company has asked its main chip supplier, TSMC, to ramp up production of the chip for its new iPad, and newer Mac computers, according to industry sources cited by DigiTimes. Earlier this week, Apple unveiled a brand new 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro powered by the M1 Apple silicon chip, the same chip powering the newly announced 24-inch iMac, and previously released Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. The M1 ch...
Tags: Apple, MacBook Air, TSMC, M1, DigiTimes, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, Apple TSMC, DigiTimes Earlier


Apple's Greg Joswiak: No Plans to Merge Mac and iPad

Apple earlier this week introduced refreshed 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models with few external changes but one notable internal change - the introduction of the same M1 chip that was also used in the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini refreshes back in November. Apple marketing chief Greg Joswiak and hardware chief John Ternus this week did an interview with The Independent to talk about the new tablets. The use of an ‌M1‌ chip in an iPad naturally has led to speculation about the mergin...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Greg Joswiak, Joswiak, MacBook Pro MacBook Air, John Ternus, iPad Pro 12.9, Joz, Ternus, iPad Pro 11, Ternus Apple


Touch ID on New Magic Keyboard Isn't Compatible With M1 iPad Pro

While the Touch ID sensor on the new Magic Keyboard is compatible with all M1 Macs, including the new iMac and last fall's 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini, MacRumors has confirmed with Apple that the Touch ID sensor will not function with the new iPad Pro, even though it also has an M1 chip. The new Magic Keyboard can still be used with the iPad Pro and other devices, like Intel-based Macs, with the exception of Touch ID. Apple will be offering three versions of the Magic Keyb...
Tags: Apple, Intel, Magic Keyboard, MacBook Pro MacBook Air, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11


iPad Pro 'Center Stage' Camera Feature Will Support Third-Party Apps

Apple's newly announced M1 iPad Pro models boast a new video calling feature called Center Stage, which uses machine learning to automatically pan and zoom the front-facing camera to keep you center in the frame as you move around. Apple envisages Center Stage being used for video calls that involve things like whiteboarding with coworkers or attending a virtual family gathering. Presumably the feature will also correct the problem of a user not appearing centered in the shot when the iPad i...
Tags: Apple, Facetime, Federico Viticci, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, AppleEvent Federico Viticci