The smaller version of Apple iPad Pro is officially announced by Apple on 21st march 2016. Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro has some more improved features in comparison with Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro. The smaller version of Apple iPad Pro features a 9.7-inch True-Tone display with the resolution of 2048 x 2732. True-Tone display use four channels ambient light sensors which measures the colours effects of the device. This all new feature of an iPad pro changes with night shift, as the blue light reduction mode, courtesy of iOS 9.3. For more vivid colours iPad Pro has a wider color gamut with 25% greater color saturation.
Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro uses the same processor, Dual-core 2.26 GHz (Twister) while the chipset is Apple A9X with the GPU PowerVR Series 7 12-core. The device feature 4GB of RAM. Apple has now improved the camera of the device. Instead of 8-megapixel on the rare which was featured in 12.9 iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro sports a 12-megapixel as its primary camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, LED Flash where as the front facing camera is 5-megapixel with an option Retina flash. Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro will support Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.
The audio quality of the device is now improved in the new version of iPad Pro. The new version includes four speakers in the device. 9.7-inch iPad Pro will come in two variants Wi-Fi and cellular. Cellular variant will come in 3 options 32GB of internal storage, 128GB of internal storage and a new 256GB of internal storage. The price of the cellular variants will starts from $729(INR 49,000 approximately) for 32GB option, $879(INR 59,500 approximately) for 128GB option and $1029(INR 70,500 approximately) for 256GB option.
The Wi-Fi variant will also come only in 3 options 32GB of internal storage, 128GB of internal storage and a 256GB of internal storage. The price of the Wi-Fi variant will starts from $599(INR 40,500 approximately) for 32GB option, $749(INR 51,000 approximately) for 128GB option and $889(INR 60,500 approximately) for 256GB option. 9.7 iPad Pro will be available in three colours Silver, Gold, Space Gray and Rose Gold.
9.7-INCH IPAd PRO FULL SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
Display: 9.7-inch True-Tone display
Resolution: 2048 x 2732
Operating System: iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 9.3
Sensors: accelerometer, Fingerprint, barometer, compass, gyro
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth , GPS, Hotspot, Micro-USB connectivity, NFC and 4G
Processor: Dual-core 2.26 GHz (Twister), Apple A9X with GPU PowerVR Series 7 12-core
Internal Storage: 32GB / 128GB / 256GB
Primary Camera: 12-megapixel with geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, LED Flash
Secondary Camera: 5-megapixel with an option Retina flash
The availability of the 9.7 iPad pro is still on specific in India but it will be available for pre-orders on March 24 in some countries. Starting April the 9.7 iPad pro will be available in the Authorized Apple store.