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Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016, A1673, A1674)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2609 reviews of Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016, A1673, A1674). 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. Opinions about the size and screen are generally positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Many are negative about the price, while there are some mixed opinions about the GPS navigation and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016, A1673, A1674) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016, A1673, A1674)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016, A1673, A1674) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The usability also gets good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability. Views about the size and portability are different.

performance, usability, screen

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88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com.au)

iPad Pro (9.7-inch) review: The best iPad ever can't quite kill your laptop -- yet

 

Take last year's largest-ever iPad, shrink it down to the more traditional 9.7-inch size, add an even better camera and screen, and you've got the new 2016 iPad Pro. It starts at $599, £499 or AU$899 for the 32GB Wi-Fi model -- and it's the iPad I'd...

The new iPad Pro delivers a fast processor; a bright, antireflective display; support for Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories; better, louder speakers and top-notch cameras, in the same exact body as the iPad Air 2

A higher price, plus expensive accessories. Less RAM and a slightly slower processor than the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. iOS still limits overall flexibility of this iPad

It's still not a full-fledged laptop killer, but the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is the best iPad ever made -- a near-perfect balance of tablet power and portability.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.com.au)

Smaller, cheaper iPad Pro throws in a few new surprises (hands-on)

 

It's been a slow year for tablets, inevitably making Apple's latest iPad one of the most exciting models of 2016. Starting at $599, £499 and AU$899, the iPad Pro 9.7 will be available for preorder on March 24 and is expected to start shipping by March 31.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Justin Jaffe (cnet.com.au)

New iPad on March 21? Everything we know so far about the specs, pricing and release date of Apple's next iPad

 

Apple has officially announced its long-rumored event for March 21. And it's widely expected that we'll see two new products unveiled there: a 4-inch iPhone (supposedly called the iPhone SE) and a new 9.7-inch iPad. Whether that new tablet is dubbed...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Ian Betteridge (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Apple iPad Pro 9.7in tablet

 

Apple has made the best tablet in the world – just be prepared to spend more than the headline price.

... there’s little doubt that Apple has created a machine you’ll want to spend more time with, one that will make your laptop feel clunky and old-fashioned by comparison.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : Steve Duncombe (choice.com.au)

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review

 

It appears that Apple's iPad Air family has reached the end of the line, with the latest version of the ubiquitous 9.7-inch iPad being the second to take on the label of iPad Pro. And as befitting the 'Pro' name, it also takes on the features of is...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Staff Writer (bit.com.au)

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The best tablet you'll ever use?

 

What makes an iPad “Pro”? Not long ago, you might have included a larger screen in the list of characteristics that turns an ordinary iPad into a Pro device, but not anymore. With the iPad Pro 9.7, Apple has turned that idea on its head.

Despite Apple's hype, for most people the iPad will be a second device, rather than the only device. But Apple has created a device you'll want to spend more time with, one that makes your laptop look and feel clunky and old-fashioned. The increasingly...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (crn.com.au)

Review: Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

 

The best tablet you'll ever use.

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):27.5 / 30.4 / 38.5 / 41
Battery life (max):10
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Browsing time (3G):9
Browsing time (4G):9
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):10

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:3 / 5
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.2 / 5 / 7
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Number of elements:6
Optical Zoom:2
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12 / 8
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@240fps,1280×720@30fps,1920x1080@120fps,1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@60fps,3840x2160@30fps
Screen flash:Y
Swivel Camera:N / No
Video capturing speed:240 / 30
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:720p, 1080p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y / Yes
Video stabilizer type:Optical

Design

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

Display

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display brightness:600
Display diagonal:24.6 / 26.7 / 32.8
Display Resolution:2048 x 1536 / 2224 x 1668 / 2732 x 2048
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Pixel density:264
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Messaging

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

Networking

2G:Y / Yes
2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / EDGE,GSM
3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSDPA, EVDO, HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS / DC-HSDPA,EVDO,HSPA,HSPA+,UMTS
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
AirPlay:Y / Yes
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.2
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / 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

Other features

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
SIM card support:Y / Yes
SIM card type:NanoSIM

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:Lightning / USB
Keyboard Included:N
Keyboard supplied:N / No

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Archive formats supported:Zip
Assisted GPS (A-GPS):N / Y / Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, M4A, MP3, WAV / AAC,AAX,AAX+,AC3,AIFF,EAC3,HE-AAC,M4A,MP3,WAV
Barometer:Y / Yes
Document formats supported:DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, KEY, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N / No
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
iBeacon:Y
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, TIF / GIF,JPG,TIF
Mac operating systems supported:Y / Yes
Orientation sensor:Y
Password protection:Y
Position location:N / No / Y
Video compression formats:H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4 / H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4 / AVI,M4V,MOV,MP4
Windows operating systems supported:Y / Yes

Phone features

Video call:Y / Yes
Voice call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Docking connector type:Apple Smart Connector
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:Y / Yes
Lightning connector:Y
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N / No

Processor

Coprocessor:Y / Yes
Coprocessor model:M10 / M9
Processor Cores:6
Processor family:Apple
Processor Model:A10X / A9X

Software

Bundled software:FaceTime, Safari, iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks, Photo Booth, iCloud Drive / FaceTime\nSafari\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nPhoto Booth\niCloud Drive / FaceTime\nSafari\nSiri\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nGame Center\nPhoto Booth\niCloud Drive / FaceTime\Safari\Siri\iTunes Store\App Store\iBooks\Game Center\Photo Booth\iCloud Drive
Operating system installed:iOS / iOS 10
Operating System Version:9
Platform:iOS
Virtual assistant:Apple Siri

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No
Compatible memory cards:No / Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 256 / 32 / 512 / 64
Storage Media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.1 / 6.9
Height :24 / 250.6 / 30.6 / 305.7
Weight:437 / 444 / 469 / 477 / 677 / 692 / 713 / 723
Width:16.9 / 174.1 / 22.1 / 220.6