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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (2017)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 318 reviews of Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (2017). The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Comments about the size and portability are overall positive. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability and connectivity.

performance, screen, usability, portability, size

price, connectivity, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (2017) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

iPad Pro 10.5 review

 

Is bigger always better?

Amazing audio ; Smooth and crisp screen ; Insanely powerful

High price ; Keyboard is necessary but extra ; Still not quite a laptop replacement

This is only a final review in that you can buy the 10.5-inch iPad Pro in the form described here – but we need iOS 11 to land before we can truly work out if this is a great tablet. It offers great audio and video playback... but we need to assess the...

Aug, 2017

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert review by: Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

iPad Pro 10.5

 

iPad Pro 2 10.5 review, price, release date and features: Apple gets closer than ever to offering a true laptop alternative, with an amazing screen

Amazing display ; Extremely powerful ; Promise of iOS 11 ; Works brilliantly with Pencil

Big price jump from previous iPad Pro models ; Expensive peripherals ; No fast charger in the box

Look past the price and this is a stunning tablet that needs iOS 11 to really feel complete.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Apple iPad Pro 10.5in review

 

Performance and productivity combine in the best tablet money can buy...

Powerful sound from the speakers ; Impressive display ; Unparalleled performance ; High-quality cameras

Not the most affordable tablet on the planet ; Overkill as a pure multimedia machine

Pricey, but the latest Pro cements Apple’s position at the top of the premium tablet market, with performance and software future-proofing that should keep it there for a long time yet

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (2017) review

 

Tablets just don't get better than this - the latest iPad is phenomenal

Fantastic display that’s perfect for productivity ; Performance that beats full-size laptops ; Superb battery life

Pricey - For most people it’s either this or a laptop ; The best is still yet to come with iOS 11

The iPad Pro puts all other tablets to shame. It’s unbeatable as a multimedia machine or creative tool, and will only get better once iOS 11 shows up

Jun, 2017

Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (expertreviews.co.uk)

Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro review: iPad Pro 2 is the laptop replacement we’ve been hoping for

 

Slick, lightweight and incredibly powerful, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is the perfect ultraportable

Great performance ; Ultra lightweight ; Apple Pencil and keyboard cover work well

Expensive ; Still an iOS device

The new problem for Apple, however, will be convincing consumers to pay proper laptop prices for its new tablet. With prices starting at £619 for the 64GB alone, £159 extra for the keyboard and £99 for the Apple pencil it’s going to be a tough old sell.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Scott Stein (cnet.co.uk)

iPad Pro (10.5-inch, 2017) review

 

Apple's iPad has had eyes on eventually becoming the future of computing for years now, and it's been getting there in gradual steps. The 2015-2016 iPad Pro tablets made strides with a great Pencil stylus and seriously fast processing. From a hardware...

Excellent display, upgraded storage options, faster processor, better cameras and a bigger display in a still-compact size. Faster refresh-rate display also means faster Apple Pencil responsiveness.

Most of the cool new software features require iOS 11, which isn’t coming until September. No newly imagined accessories and the ones you need (Pencil, keyboard) drive up the cost to laptop levels.

Apple’s 2017 iPad Pros improve on already excellent drawing, video and photo capabilities, but its true potential won’t be seen until iOS 11 hits later this year.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Thomas McMullan (expertreviews.co.uk)

iPad Pro 10.5in: Apple slims the bezels with its latest MacBook-esque tablet

 

iOS 11 is at the heart of Apple's 10.5in iPad Pro, and it just might be the cheap MacBook alternative we're after

The 10.5in iPad Pro launches in the UK on 12 June, starting at £619. Expect my full review soon.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Dong Ngo (cnet.co.uk)

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station review

 

Apple's new sixth-generation AirPort Extreme Base Station is essentially the new AirPort Time Capsule minus the internal storage. In fact without the storage, the two devices -- for the first time since the debut of Apple's AirPort base stations -- are...

Apple's new compact and beautiful AirPort Extreme Base Station supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi, is easy to use, and offers solid performance.

Other than the new design and 802.11ac, there are no other improvements over the previous generation. The router is inflexible and offers no support for Time Machine backup or media streaming via the USB storage.

Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Rich Brown (cnet.co.uk)

Apple AirPort Express Base Station (802.11n) review

 

Apple's AirPort Express Base Station has always been remarkable in that it is networking hardware that people actually seem to get excited about. Thanks to an update to the 802.11n wireless networking standard, this compact, easy-to-use device can now...

New, faster 802.11n wireless standard; same price as the original model; audio streaming capability remains unique; imminently portable because of its small size; easy setup.

Not as fast as other 802.11n routers; can't connect an external hard drive to the USB port; no Ethernet ports for wired clients.

Don't pick up a new, 802.11n-enabled AirPort Express if you're looking for superfast wireless networking performance. You should consider it, however, if you're in the market for a new Wi-Fi router that offers portability, ease of use, and the unique...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

iPad Pro 10.5-inch tablet

 

New Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch : At the WWDC 2017 Apple introduced the all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro tablet. The new iPad delivers an improved performance with the new A10X Fusion chip. The iPad Pro 10.5" features a redesigned Retina display with ProMotion...

The iPad Pro 10.5" tablet features the same front- and back-facing cameras as iPhone 7, including a 12-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization, along with a 7-megapixel FaceTime HD camera. Apple iPad Pro also features a four-speaker audio...

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of built-in speakers:4

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):30.4
Battery life (max):10
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):10

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:5
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):7
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Screen flash:Y
Video capturing speed:240
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Video stabilizer type:Optical

Design

Brand colour:Rose Gold / Space Grey
Colour of product:Gold / Grey / Pink gold / Silver
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Slate

Display

Display brightness:600
Display diagonal:26.7
Display Resolution:2224 x 1668
LED Backlight:Y
Pixel density:264
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y

Messaging

E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
Video messaging:Y

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
AirPlay:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied:N

Performance

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Archive formats supported:Zip
Assisted GPS (A-GPS):N
Audio formats supported:AAC,AAX,AAX+,AC3,AIFF,EAC3,HE-AAC,M4A,MP3,WAV
Barometer:Y
Document formats supported:DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, KEY, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX
Electronic compass:Y
Gyroscope:Y
iBeacon:Y
Image formats supported:GIF,JPG,TIF
Mac operating systems supported:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Password protection:Y
Position location:Y
Video compression formats:H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVI,M4V,MOV,MP4
Windows operating systems supported:Y

Phone features

Video call:Y
Voice call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Docking connector type:Apple Smart Connector
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:Y
Lightning connector:Y

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor model:M10
Processor Cores:6
Processor family:Apple
Processor Model:A10X

Software

Bundled software:FaceTime\nSafari\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nPhoto Booth\niCloud Drive
Operating system installed:iOS 10
Platform:iOS
Virtual assistant:Apple Siri

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:256 / 512
Storage Media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.1
Height :250.6
Weight:469
Width:174.1