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Apple iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9-inch, 2018)

Apple iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9-inch, 2018)
alaScore 95

98 reviews

Apr, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Apple iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9-inch, 2018). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and portability. The design and screen also get good comments. The connectivity and durability get critical comments. The reliability and storage get mixed comments.

performance, screen, design, portability, usability

price, durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9-inch, 2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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iPad Pro 12.9 review (2018): The future of computing?


Don't be fooled by its new, even more minimalist design: Apple's revamped 12.9-inch iPad Pro is overkill, plain and simple. We have a few things for thank for that, like the absurdly fast A12X Bionic chipset (which actually runs faster than some of the...

New easy-to-hold design ; Beautiful Liquid Retina display ; USB-C for flexibility and faster charging ; Fast performance ; Up to 1TB of storage ; Much-improved Apple Pencil

Non-base configurations get expensive ; iOS 12 feels limited on this ambitious hardware ; Lots of trial-and-error to find compatible USB accessories ; No support for external storage

And there's the rub for me: I have no doubt that some people could use the iPad Pro exclusively and be satisfied. It's more than powerful enough for 4K video editing, photo retouching and stupidly elaborate Photoshop work, not to mention who knows how...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Scott Stein (

iPad Pro 2018 review: A powerful, beautiful tablet that needs a software overhaul


Big, gorgeous, screaming-fast tablet? Absolutely. Laptop replacement? Not until iOS changes and compatible accessories arrive.

The 2018 iPad Pro sports a gorgeous new all-screen design, Face ID and scary-fast performance. The new Pencil is a huge step forward in terms of design and charging.

The Keyboard Folio Case and Pencil are necessary accessories that jack up the already-high total price. None of your old iPad accessories will work, including the original Pencil. The headphone jack is gone, and its single USB-C port won't pay real...

The new iPad Pro is in many ways the pinnacle of tablet hardware design, but its nosebleed price and software limitations narrow its appeal to creatives willing to bend to its current compromises.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-Inch, 2018)


The latest Apple iPad Pro is an amazing feat of engineering, but it doesn't have the applications for truly pro-level workflows.

Amazingly fast hardware. Excellent networking capabilities. Good cameras. New Apple Pencil is terrific.

Hardware is held back by its operating system.

The standard $329 iPad, which is really $600 to $800 once you add the keyboard, Pencil, and storage options you want, is a great little computer at the right price. For drawing, word processing, web browsing, a bit of photo editing, some content...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Nilay Patel (

Apple iPad Pro review 2018: the fastest iPad is still an iPad


The thing about bullet trains is that they're always on rails

Beautiful, high refresh rate display ; USB-C port makes life easier ; Apple Pencil is far more practical ; Extremely powerful

Expensive ; No USB-C storage device support ; No headphone jack ; iPad app ecosystem underdeveloped and feature-limited ; iOS limitations are extremely frustrating

Apple completely redesigned the iPad Pro, and we spent a few days with it to review it. It’s got Face ID, huge displays, and a new USB-C port.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (

New iPad Pro 2018 12.9-inch


Thinner and lighter design; Immersive full-screen Liquid Retina display; Incredible A12X Bionic speed rivals or beats most laptops; Very long battery life; Improved Apple Pencil; USB-C replaces Lightning port ; Entry-level model has just 64GB of...

Entry-level model has just 64GB of storage; Power cable too short; Keyboard not as good as Surface Pro's; No touchpad ; The new iPad Pro 12.9 inch is amazingly powerful, outperforming laptops with Core i7 processors while offering a thinner and lighter...

The new iPad Pro 12.9 inch is amazingly powerful, outperforming laptops with Core i7 processors while offering a thinner and lighter full-screen design.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Daniel Schmidt (

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review


Strong and expensive. The release of the third generation of Apple's huge tablet has coincided with a complete redesign that shares more design cues with the new iPhone XS series than classic iPhones. Apple has equipped its most-expensive tablet with...

great display ; stylish design ; good speakers ; fast Wi-Fi ; powerful SoC ; impressive battery life ; quick LTE connectivity ; eSIM support for dual-SIM functionality

large camera bump ; software restrictions ; the main camera is largely unchanged ; limited USB Type-C features ; long load times ; only 12 months warranty ; no expandable storage

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) not only impressed us during Apple’s keynote but also when we first received our test device. Yes, it is still a huge tablet, but it is slimmer and lighter than its predecessors. The new Apple Pencil feels great in the...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Alex Cranz (

The New iPad Pro Is the Last Great Tablet


The standalone tablet is all but dead. It's been supplanted by 2-in-1s like the Surface Pro, which promises the excellent content consumption powers of a tablet, crossed with the actual productivity of a real laptop. Still, Apple has defiantly...

Great battery life, beautiful display.

Great battery life, beautiful display.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Tom Bedford (

iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) review


Apple rules the tablet roost, but is its newest iPad Pro a worthy addition to the iPad line?

Massive display Unrivalled music quality (for a tablet) Snappy iOS 12

Limited battery life Face ID has short range No headphone port or connector

The 2018 iPad Pro 12.9 might have a few weak features, but overall it’s an incredible device – between its massive screen, fantastic audio quality, slim design, useful peripherals, and iOS, you can’t get a better tablet.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Matthew Bolton (

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch review (2018): the world's greatest tablet gets truly 'pro' power


The most advanced tablet gets a matching new design that's the biggest change since the iPad's inception. Read T3's Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch review now…

Unbelievably powerful and slick ; Excellent screen ; Thin and compact design ; Great battery life ; New Pencil is great

iOS isn’t as flexible as a desktop OS ; No 3.5mm jack

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) review: iOS with laptop power


We review Apple's new iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) tablet to see whether it can be your next laptop replacement?

New design ; Face ID ; Storage options ; New Pencil ; Lots of power

No HDR support ; No file directory support ; Your Lightning accessories won't work ; Can get expensive

Apple might have just relaunched the MacBook Air, but from our experience, this could just very well be your next laptop replacement.

Nov, 2018

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