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iPad Pro 2 Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Article ID = 175
Article Title = iPad Pro 2 Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Article Author(s) = Graham Needham (BH)
Article Created On = 5th June 2017
Article Last Updated = 5th June 2017
Article URL = http://www.macstrategy.com/article.php?175

Article Brief Description:
Frequently Asked Questions about the iPad Pro 2
Q. What is the iPad Pro 2?
A. The iPad Pro 2 are upgraded versions of the iPad Pro - they launched on 5th June 2017.
Q. What sizes are available?
A. There are two sizes available - 10.5‑inch (upgraded from the 9.7‑inch) and 12.9‑inch.
Q. What are main differences between the original iPad Pro and new iPad Pros?
A. The main differences include:
  • The lower end model has a 10.5‑inch screen instead of a 9.7‑inch
  • New ProMotion displays including up to 120Hz refresh rates and 20-millisecond latency
  • New, faster A10X Fusion processor
  • Both models have a 12MP rear camera + 7MP front FaceTime HD camera
  • Can be charged quicker with any Apple USB-C power adaptor (USB-C to Lightning charging cable required)
Q. Is the old 9.7‑inch iPad Pro still available to buy?
A. Yes.
Q. What storage capacities is the iPad Pro 2 available in?
A. 64GB, 256GB and 512GB.
Q. What colours is the iPad Pro 2 available in?
A. Silver, space grey and gold. The 10.5‑inch model is also available in rose gold.
Q. What's the difference between the 10.5‑inch and 12.9‑inch models?
A. The only difference is the size of the screen.
Q. What are the system requirements for using an iPad Pro?
A. The following are required:
  • An Apple ID (for some features)
  • Internet access
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires
Q. I'm not running OS X 10.9.5 or later. What can I do?
A. Check to see if you can upgrade to OS X 10.9.5 or later.
Q. What mobile frequencies does the iPad Pro support?
A. See this article.
Q. What's this I hear about a "smart connector"?
A. The Smart Connector allows you to use Apple's Smart Keyboard. The Smart Connector transfers both data and power between the iPad Pro and the Smart Keyboard so no batteries or charging are required.
Q. Does the iPad Pro 2 still come with a 3.5mm headphone jack?
A. Yes.
Q. What's this I hear about an "Apple Pencil"?
A. The Apple Pencil is Apple's pressure sensitive stylus for the iPad Pro. Unlike other stylus based solutions, it is highly responsive with virtually no lag.
Q. Can I use the Apple Pencil on all iPad Pro models?
A. Yes.
Q. Does the fingerprint identity sensor system store images of my fingerprint?
A. Apple has officially stated that the iPhone doesn't store actual images of users' fingerprints on the device only fingerprint data which is encrypted within the processor. Third-party applications cannot use the scanner facility. Those who wish the use Touch ID also have to create a passcode as a backup. Only that passcode (not a finger) can unlock the phone if the phone is rebooted or hasn't been unlocked for 48 hours. This feature is meant to block hackers from stalling for time as they try to find a way to circumvent the fingerprint scanner. See Apple's official tech note on the subject.
Q. Are there official Apple cases available for the iPad Pro?
A. Yes - they are available from the Apple Store.
Q. I've heard something about AppleCare+. What is it?
A. AppleCare+ is now available to buy in the UK. It includes an extra year of warranty (a total of 2 years) and up to two incidents of accidental damage from handling, each subject to a £79 excess fee.

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