The New iPad Pros – Everything I wanted and nothing I needed

I said I wanted a faster iPad Pro, same 12.9” screen size, with a smaller overall footprint. Face ID, sure, USB-C, whatever. We got all that, and honestly I am not sure I see a reason to buy these. Which seems absurd given that just a couple days ago I was writing how I was noticing my iPad Pro (12.9” which is version 1, not the 10.5”) was feeling a touch slow in areas.

Apple produced everything I was hoping for in an iPad Pro — except a kickstand, I mean what are they waiting for — and I feel completely ambivalent about upgrading. I’ve not ordered one, and might not for a few days, weeks, months, ever.

And if you already own an iPad Pro, then you probably don’t need to upgrade either.

Before we dive into all that, let’s talk about the new goods in general.

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by Ben Brooks
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tl;dr

Yeah, this update is sexy, but super problematic.