The iPad Pro 13: thirteen days later, thirteen things to know

Is Apple’s latest and greatest tablet worth purchasing, all things considered?

Kostas Farkonas
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The new iPad Pro does not look all that different from previous models but there’s a number of changes consumers should be aware of. Not all of those changes are for the better. (Image: Roberto Nickson, Pexels)

So it’s been about two weeks since the new, M4-based iPad Pro was released and yours truly has been spending a lot of time — definitely more than usual — with its 13-inch version so as to get a sense of the direction Apple is planning to take with its most powerful, yet most controversial, tablets. While answers about a number of questions all are not exactly clear (yet?), the M4 iPad Pro is such a good product that it just deserves an honest, down-to-earth assessment regardless of what the future may hold for it.

Instead of a typical review, then, this: thirteen things yours truly deems worth sharing about the M4 iPad Pro 13 after thirteen days of non-stop use. Without further ado…

First impression: almost magical

Say what you want about Apple, but there’s no denying that some of its devices make such a spectacular first impression, that Steve Jobs would not be wrong to call them… yes, magical. The new iPad Pro is one of those devices. Samsung’s latest top Galaxy Tab models are impressive too, for instance, but they do not possess that ineffable quality: they are well-designed and well-built, but that’s about it…

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Kostas Farkonas
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