Apple's iPad is undoubtedly the most advanced tablet in the world and therefore a must for adults and children. There is also something for everyone: the iPad Mini is ideal for children and people who are looking for something on the go, while the souped-up iPad Pro is better suited for those who want to improve their workflow in the (home) office. Regardless of which one is best for your lifestyle, you can now take the perfect iPad home with a discount. This is because Best Buy lowered the price for both the iPad Mini and the iPad Pro.
– $ 350, $ 400
The iPad Mini has an almost identical design to its predecessor. The bezels are still chunky, which is confusing given that other devices around the world, including the iPad Pro, have strayed from this outdated design trend. Still, the iPad Mini is still the best tablet you can get for its size. It offers fast performance, smooth software and a beautiful display. It is also the cheapest option in the Apple tablet range. Right now, you can buy the iPad Mini with 64GB of storage at Best Buy for $ 350 instead of $ 400 – a cool saving of $ 50.
Despite the lack of a borderless screen, the iPad Mini retina display has a resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 looks great, with sharp details and vivid colors, and images appear completely natural thanks to Apple's True Tone technology. The home button below also serves as a touch ID lock and also responds very quickly to users who are already used to the convenience of face recognition. This tablet is powered by the same chip found in Apple's latest iPhones – the A12 Bionic processor – which is still one of the fastest mobile processors on the market. It doesn't work as well as the iPad Pro's latest A12X Bionic chip, but it's still impressively fast. If you want to do light editing in Adobe Photoshop or Premiere Rush, you won't have any problems, although the tiny screen may be a problem.
Unfortunately, the iPad Mini lacks support for smart keyboards, which means you have to buy a third-party keyboard case (or a separate Bluetooth keyboard) if you want to use it for writing. At least it now supports the first generation Apple Pencil, which was previously only compatible with the iPad Pro (the second generation remains exclusively with the iPad Pro). This makes the iPad Mini ideal for working (or studying) and playing.
With a tiny 7.9-inch screen and a product weight of just 0.66 pounds, the iPad Mini is ideal for those who travel a lot and do not want their hands to get tired from prolonged use. Get one for $ 350 today at Best Buy.
iPad Pro – Starting at $ 700
If you're looking for a powerful replacement for your laptop, check out the iPad Pro, our pick for the best tablet of 2020. It has a lot to offer, including a stunning screen, aesthetically pleasing, sleek bezels, and near-desktop performance (though this model isn't the brand new one).
This tablet is available in two sizes ;; the 11-inch model and the massive 12.9-inch model. Of course, the larger iPad Pro costs more, but it's essentially the same as the smaller one under the hood (same processor, same specifications, battery life, etc.). Although it is unwieldy, we love to use it to draw and watch movies. Right now, you can buy the 11-inch iPad Pro at Best Buy for $ 700 instead of the usual $ 800. The 12-inch version costs $ 200 more.
In terms of appearance, the iPad Pro keeps pace with the current design trend of most electronic devices. The iPad Pro bezels are sleek and symmetrical. Although it feels massive, it's light enough to be used with one hand (well, almost). Just like the iPhone X, the home button is now missing. The screen is unlocked using the Face ID and you have to swipe and gesture to navigate the user interface. In portrait format you will find the on / off switch and the volume rocker on the right. Unfortunately, just like the latest iPhone, this iPhone has no audio jack.
The Retina LED display has a resolution of 2,388 x 1,668 pixels and is breathtaking. Pictures look super sharp, the colors are vivid and it gets much brighter outdoors. The blacks aren't as deep as the iPhone XS OLED display, but it's still breathtakingly beautiful. It supports HDR content and has a screen refresh rate of 120 Hz. So watching videos and working on this tablet are a blast. The battery life is one of the strengths. With a single charge, the iPad Pro can easily last all day under normal use.
The iPad Pro is a workhorse of a portable device. It is powered by the powerful A12X Bionic processor. Playing graphically demanding iPad Pro games was quick and smooth, and Apple even claims that the chip can handle graphical input better than Xbox One. Multitasking was also not a problem, since the iPad Pro can handle heavy programs like Photoshop relatively easily. While you may still want a desktop or laptop to run other programs, the iPad Pro is better for professionals than the iPad Mini, iPad, and iPad Air.
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