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11/29/2015
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Eric Zeman
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iPad Pro Review: Bigger Isn't Always Better

Apple's professional-grade tablet is a massive slate that may replace a laptop for some -- but definitely not all -- mobile professionals. Here's a look at where the iPad Pro rises to the occasion and where it falls flat.
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Size Matters
The iPad Pro is thin and (comparatively) light, but the large screen pushes its overall footprint into the awkward. The iPad Pro weighs 1.57 pounds, which is about as much as the original iPad weighed five years ago. It is 50% heavier than the iPad Air 2. The tablet is 12 inches long by 8.68 inches wide, and comes in at 0.27 inches (6.9mm) thick. 
(Image: Eric Zeman)

Size Matters

The iPad Pro is thin and (comparatively) light, but the large screen pushes its overall footprint into the awkward. The iPad Pro weighs 1.57 pounds, which is about as much as the original iPad weighed five years ago. It is 50% heavier than the iPad Air 2. The tablet is 12 inches long by 8.68 inches wide, and comes in at 0.27 inches (6.9mm) thick.

(Image: Eric Zeman)

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Joe Stanganelli
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11/30/2015 | 7:15:01 PM
Re: Bigger is not always better
@Angel: Yes, smaller was better until companies began to realize that nobody over 35 could read the screens!
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11/30/2015 | 7:13:57 PM
Re: Size and apps
@jagibbons: Preach!

My fear is that, rather than sensibly installing OSX on enterprise-grade iPads, Apple will replace OSX with iOS.

"Consumers" and enterprise/power users are different!
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