Updated 6 Dec 2018

Apple

iPad Pro 12.9" 2017 256GB

Snapshot: The Apple iPad Pro 12.9 256GB has a 12.9 inch screen and WiFi connectivity. But what’s it like to use?

iPad Pro 12.9" 2017 256GB
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1565

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
79
Performance
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Screen quality
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Multimedia
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Battery
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Design & functionality
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Construction quality
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Good points

  • Very good for multimedia.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Very good screen quality.
  • Very good processing performance.
  • OK battery life.
  • Excellent construction quality.
  • Has WiFi (including 5GHz).
  • Has bluetooth.
  • Has voice control.

But

  • Just OK design & functionality.
  • No 4G.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (10%)
Screen quality (20%)
Convenience (20%). Includes score for virtual keyboard.
Multimedia (25%). Includes music, movies and photos.
Battery (15%)
Design & functionality (10%). Includes score for construction quality.

Price is from a November 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1565

More test results (/10)

Convenience
8.6
Virtual keyboard
9.0
Watching videos
8.5
Music
7.9
Photos
6.0

Specifications

WxHxD (mm)
221 x 306 x 8
Weight (g) (excludes any supplied keyboard)
680
OS version
iOS 10.3.2
CPU
ARM
Storage - claimed (GB)
256
Screen size (inches)
12.9
Resolution
2732 x 2048
Front camera resolution (MP)
7
Rear camera resolution (MP)
12
Video rear resolution
1080
Video front resolution
1080

Features

USB C
×
Full USB size
×
Micro-USB
×
HDMI
×
Mini-SD
×
Micro-SD
×
WiFi g
WiFi n
WiFi 5GHz n
WiFi ac
LTE
×
Bluetooth
GPS
×
NFC
Voice control
Physical keyboard
×
Stylus supplied
×

More info

Brand reliability

98%

Brand satisfaction

88%