Manton Reece commenting on his sticking with the larger iPad Pro:
The keyboard really does transform the iPad. It’s great.
When the iPad Pro first came out, many people were stuck without the Pencil or the keyboard for it and so their enthusiasm was dampened quite a bit. Do yourself a favor and don’t even consider an iPad Pro without the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Cover — you won’t find the device nearly as compelling without them.