Apple's laptop-replacing keyboard-slate, the iPad Pro, has been one of the best all-round tablets you can buy since it was launched. The new one is 30 per cent faster, has a bigger screen in the same footprint, and is twice as smooth to draw on or play games with. Keen? Here's how much it'll cost and when it'll drop in Australia.
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Here's a quick run-down of Apple's pricing for its two new pro-level tablets:
Apple iPad Pro, 10.5-inch:
Apple iPad Pro (64GB, Wi-Fi): $979
Apple iPad Pro (256GB, Wi-Fi): $1129
Apple iPad Pro (512GB, Wi-Fi): $1429
Apple iPad Pro (64GB, Cellular + Wi-Fi): $1179
Apple iPad Pro (256GB, Cellular + Wi-Fi): $1329
Apple iPad Pro (512GB, Cellular + Wi-Fi): $1629
Apple iPad Pro, 12.9-inch:
Apple iPad Pro (64GB, Wi-Fi): $1199
Apple iPad Pro (256GB, Wi-Fi): $1349
Apple iPad Pro (512GB, Wi-Fi): $1649
Apple iPad Pro (64GB, Cellular + Wi-Fi): $1399
Apple iPad Pro (256GB, Cellular + Wi-Fi): $1549
Apple iPad Pro (512GB, Cellular + Wi-Fi): $1849
Accessories: The Apple Pencil will set you back $145, while a Smart Keyboard is $235 for a 10.5-inch and $245 for a 12.9-inch. There's a new leather sleeve ($189 for 10.5-inch, $219 for 12.9-inch) and a new Apple Pencil Case ($45). There are also new Smart Covers in polyurethane and leather for the 10.5-inch ($75 and $105 respectively) and for the 12.9-inch ($89 and $129 respectively).