Weekly poll: will you buy into the computer-grade performance of the new iPad Pros?

25 April 2021
With M1 chipsets, these are not far off a MacBook Air without a keyboard. Actually, the iPad Pro 12.9 has a better screen than the Mac laptop.

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Anonymous, 27 Apr 2021Unless the IpadOS landscape changes, there's no point ... moreTrue. The iPadOS lacks the flexibility of the macOS. The multitasking feature is just not up to par with macOS. If the iPad Pro offers a hybrid solution (macOS when docked to keyboard and iPadOS in tablet mode), I will surely buy it in a heartbeat. For now, let's wait until WWDC 2021 to see what iPad OS (especially, Apple as a whole) has to offer.

Too little to do with ipad pro with my 3 years of experience in it. Even my 10 year old laptop is more useful

iPad Pro will become professional device only after having at lest two thunderbolt/charging ports.

  • Anonymous

Unless the IpadOS landscape changes, there's no point in making upgrades in raw power which one will hardly ever use.


I see too many PC guys sticking it up to the APPLE GUYS!! I already own M1 macbook air 16GB 1TB and will buy a 12.9 512 GB along with 11 for travelling.. M1 beats hands down all the pc line up except the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X. all the other chips it outcast them!! As a business power user. Apple all day..

  • Anonymous

YouTubeNikhiL, 27 Apr 2021When will the brand new 2021 ipad pro launches bro30th April starts pre-order

ettkatthej, 26 Apr 2021It would be an instant buy from me if the ipad pro could us... moreThat would be awesome!

  • Tarek

No thanks.. an ipad air 5 with 90hz refresh rate will be the hot product in future. This M1 is just overkill.This is clearly targeted towards pro users. An average user don't need such power from an ipad where a basic 300$ ipad or a better ipad air 4 does all the works smoothly.

  • YouTubeNikhiL

When will the brand new 2021 ipad pro launches bro

RobZ, 26 Apr 2021true, but keep in mind that the S7+ is 9 months older than ... moreI have no doubts that the S8+ will come closer, but I am 99% sure it will still be behind M1 iPads but a considerable margin (talking about raw performance).
That said I will for sure like the S8+ more (as I like more the S7+), at least until and IF Apple will allow the MacOs on iPad

Anonymous, 26 Apr 2021The SoC is not bad but nowhere closer to Apple's M1 bu... moreWell, the article is talking about performance. So while the S7+ is enough for your needs (and would be for mine too), if comparing only raw performance is very far from the new iPads. The real world usefulness is another matter, and on that I already said I agree with you

  • Anonymous

Akinaro, 26 Apr 2021Exactly, even inside Apple environment its not enough to be... moreThis is why surface pro tablet is better.
It's part of the premium ecosystem of Windows while iPad is part of the joker ecosystem

  • Anonymous

Looks like I’ll be sticking with my iPad Pro 2018 a while longer .
M1 in iPad is Encouraging and good apple thinking more that way but iPadOS still has a long way to go

  • Anonymous

Only way to convince me to buy into this new iPad Pro is if they make it optional, or make a version, to run MacOS. Otherwise is really not that much worth right now.

  • Anonymous

No need. IPadPro is good enough

"Both offer 120 Hz refresh rate as well as HDR10 and Dolby Vision."
Where did you get this? The Apple website doesn’t claim this. Only the 2021 12.9" version supports HDR (1000 nits max full-screen brightness; 1600 nits peak brightness (HDR)).

ettkatthej, 26 Apr 2021It would be an instant buy from me if the ipad pro could us... moreExactly, even inside Apple environment its not enough to be consider as "working device".
Its more like just fancy tablet for at most editing videos and drawing... EXACTLY what probably 99% of people do on iPad do beside browsing internet and watching videos.
Any tablet no matter if iOS or Android, just lack proper environment for real work.

  • Hassan

What's the point of putting a desktop-grade chipset into a tablet that runs iPadOS? it's still iPadOS, not the OS capable of getting productivity stuff done. No thanks, there's no point of this.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 25 Apr 2021*low given the specs. The real question is if they port ... morei9 grade performance

celeron level capable productivity


  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 26 Apr 2021No it doesn't, in gaming one can clearly see how Snapd... moreHaha 😂 true