“The iPad Pro isn’t a typical mobile device — it’s something all together different,” Malarie Gokey reports for Digital Trends. “So what makes the iPad Pro special? It’s simple: This is a tablet for artists and creators. Apple can talk up how productive it is and try to sell it as a touchable MacBook, but really, this is the first tablet artists will flock toward.”

“I want it, and I have spoken with a number of artists who are already sold,” Gokey reports. “The big screen gives artists a lot more freedom to create amazing art without running out of room, and the 2,732 x 2,048 pixel resolution (264 pixels per inch) means that when you’re drawing or editing a photo, it renders in crystal clear detail.”

“Apple’s devices are already home to most drawing apps — and many artists, illustrators, designers, or architects who use a tablet at all, own an iPad. In fact, Apple’s hold on the creative community is so strong that many drawing apps like Forge, Paper, and Astro Pad come to iOS first, or exclusively. I’ve asked the creators of these apps why they snub Android, and I always get the same answer: ‘Our users are on iOS,'” Gokey reports. “The iPad Pro will only cement Apple’s informal relationship with those who ‘think different.'”

“The most exciting thing about the iPad Pro is not the tablet itself, it’s the stylus,” Gokey reports. “I’ve used excellent styli from Adonit, FiftyThree, Wacom, Microsoft, and others, but Apple’s Pencil looks spectacular… Pair this amazing stylus with the iPad Pro’s huge screen, and you’ve got an iPad that could kill off Wacom tablets.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: 50 pallets of adult diapers to Wacom headquarters, stat!

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