Apple’s keeps changing the equation between Macs and iPads. They are two versatile but also different platforms that are at play. However, both of them now share the same processor: the M1 chip from the MacBook Air, Mac Mini, iMac, and MacBook Pro is also now present in the iPad Pro. It sounds to be a huge leap towards the iPad as a full-power computer which has been expected for years.
The 50% and 40% boost the CPU and graphics power for the new M1 chip by Apple’s compared with the A12Z processor on the last year’s iPad Pro. It will depend on the apps which take advantage of them. Further, the iPad Pros seek to merge the rear lidar sensor, it uses the array of lasers to depth scan 3D spaces, by using its cameras.
Like the recent iPhone 12 Pro, these iPads are expected to be even better at augmented reality and 3D scanning. The identical-looking USB-C port on the iPad Pro is now using USB-4 and Thunderbolt capable that will allow the faster speed accessories and storage. It is possible that the compatibility with a wide range of Thunderbolt docks and dongles.