The Morning After: Apple reveals redesigned iPad, M2-powered iPad Pro and new Apple TV 4K

There had been rumors of an M2 iPad Pro, however they had been simply the beginning of Apple’s bulletins yesterday. The company dropped a bunch of new {hardware}, however let’s begin with its strongest new pill. The iPad Pro ($799), powered by its M2 chip, presents as much as 15 p.c sooner efficiency than the M1, in accordance with Apple. It additionally will get WiFi 6E assist and a new “hover” expertise for Apple Pencil. With a second-gen Apple Pencil, the iPad Pro will detect the peripheral when it is as much as 12mm away from the show. Hovering above the show, you’ll be capable to preview any mark you need to make earlier than you really apply it. When you place the Apple Pencil close to the Scribble app, textual content fields will increase routinely. The up to date Pro arrives on October twenty sixth.


The new entry-level iPad bought a serious redesign, together with USB-C charging and a panorama digital camera. The new mannequin borrows the skinny bezel of higher-end fashions and embeds the fingerprint reader constructed into the sleep/wake button. No extra residence button right here. It’s dearer, nevertheless: The redesigned iPad begins at $449 for the 64GB WiFi mannequin. It additionally launches on October twenty sixth. Alongside these new fashions, after a slight delay, Apple has additionally revealed that iPadOS 16 lands on October twenty fourth.

Rounding out the barrage of Apple bulletins, there’s a new $129 Apple TV 4K mannequin. It has an A15 chip, 64GB of storage and HDR10+ assist, with a 128GB Apple TV 4K possibility including gigabit Ethernet. Both new Apple TVs additionally assist WiFi 6. We’ve bought all of the pre-order particulars right here.

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