“The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro is the current darling of the Apple tablet line-up and my Apple World Today compadre, Steve Sande, loves it,” Dennis Sellers writes for Apple World Today. “However, I’ve gone with the revamped 12.9-inch version.”

“Why? Up to now, I’ve not found the iPad Pro to be a suitable laptop replacement, despite what CEO Tim Cook may think,” Sellers writes. “However, with iOS 11, I feel this may change. If so, I want my new ‘laptop’ to have as much screen real estate as possible.”

“The screen of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is simply gorgeous with its 2732 x 2048 resolution… [and] TrueTone technology,” Sellers writes. “Ppgrading to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro was a no-brainer for me. And if iOS offers the advantages I think it will, the tablet may finally become sidekick to my iMac I always hoped it would be.”

iPad Pro, in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch models, introduces the world’s most advanced display and breakthrough performance

iPad Pro, in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch models, introduces the world’s most advanced display and breakthrough performance

 
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MacDailyNews Take: Exactly our thought process, if we were choosing between iPad Pros only for our backpacks, but we have the complicating factor of really, really, really wanting new 12-inch MacBooks, too. If we go that route, it might make more sense for us to choose the 10.5-inch iPad Pro due to weight considerations. If we determine that we can go solely with the iPad Pro and iOS 11, then we’ll be getting 12.9-inch models for the display real estate, too.

If you’re choosing between the 12.9- or 10.5-inch iPad Pro, make sure to go handle them in person before deciding, if at all possible!