iPad Pro with M4 Chip: First Looks

Here we are again with a refresh for the new iPad Pro lineup. Apple has announced two sizes for the iPad Pro, in both 11” and 13” sizes in two super clean finishes, silver and space black. We share some of the features of the 11” space black iPad Pro we are most excited about – let’s get into it!

M4 Chip

First and foremost, of course we have the all-new M4 chip that’s capable of performing 1.5x faster than the M2 that was in last year’s iPad Pro. Using just half the power, M4 can deliver the same performance as M2. All while still being able to last up to 10 hours of battery life. 

Ultra Retina XDR screen

The Ultra Retina XDR on the new iPad Pro features a tandem OLED design that uses two OLED display to delivery ProMotion and is capable of up to 100 nits of brightness and up to a peak brightness of 1600 nits for HDR content. Talk about immersive display!

Wi-Fi 6E and 5G connectivity

Stay wirelessly connected with the blazing fast Wi-Fi 6E when you’re connected to a router and 5G cellular service. The iPad Pro now also supports eSIM, making it that much more convenient to stay connected wherever you are in the world.

Pro-level camera

Packed with a 12MP wide camera, LiDAR scanner and and adaptive True Tone flash, you can capture the best moments. Capable of 4K video up to 60fps or slow-motion capabilities up to 240fps when you need it the most. 

Landscape orientation front camera

Now with the repositioned 12MP ultra wide front camera, it just makes more sense to get on FaceTime and video calls whenever. With Center Stage, you can ensure that everyone is in shot without having to awkwardly shimmy around to make sure you fit in the frame. 

Thunderbolt USB 

With a super fast USB-C connector that goes all the way up to 40Gb/s, you get to transfer huge files across external storage and output full 6K resolution along with other high performance accessories. Out of juice? Worry not, the iPad Pro is also capable of charging your other devices.


Make full use of the M4 chip when gaming on this portable powerhouse. With hardware-accelerated mesh shading and ray tracing, along with being able to connect to your Dualshock controller, this truly is the ultimate work and play device!

Apple Pencil Pro

Fellow creatives, artists and illustrators rejoice! The newly announced Apple Pro Pencil has advanced features like squeeze, barrel roll and haptic feedback, making this already essential tool even more vital for your day-to-day. Always losing your Pencil? Fret not, Find My now allows you to know exactly where you’ve last left it. 

Magic Keyboard

Pair it with the Magic Keyboard if typing and using the trackpad is more of your thing. The backlit keyboard and glass trackpad makes it that much more indispensable as a must-have accessory. Missing the function row? Say less, Magic Keyboard has got you covered.

You can purchase the iPad Pro in both 11-inch and 13-inch in two available colours, Silver and Space Black here!

Rasuna Azrayl

Ras enjoys collecting and building custom mechanical keyboards and sometimes dabbles in portable audiophile setups. He also indulges in casual gaming and prefers Command over Control.

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