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New iPad Pro review: can it replace your laptop?

Опубликовано: 5 нояб. 2018 г. 1 962 950 просмотров

Apple’s new iPad Pro is a beast of a tablet, and Nilay Patel reviews it -- everything from its new design and screen to plugging in several devices to the new USB-C port. Dami Lee and William Joel, professional creatives at The Verge, also give their insight into the new iPad and Apple Pencil.

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  • EposVox
    EposVox 4 месяца назад (изменено) "I don't want to adapt to my computer, I want my computer to adapt to me." THIS IS THE BEST LINE IN ANY REVIEW. Brutal review here. I love it. These are the issues that have always kept me from getting one.
  • Nobody asked you
    Nobody asked you 4 месяца назад 3rd
  • Michael Patrick
    Michael Patrick 4 месяца назад Worst review- showed absolutely NO reality about the machine, showed nothing of what it does, showed NONE of the platform evolution and software evolution. This is the worst review of all time.
  • Talhah Bhuiyan
    Talhah Bhuiyan 4 месяца назад @Michael Patrick Lol he showed the potential of the iPad with the people who are going to buy it. There's a specific audience for it. He talked about everything necessary in this review.
  • OilandGasPapi
    OilandGasPapi 4 месяца назад Facts
  • EposVox
    EposVox 4 месяца назад Yeah it definitely showed some of the evolution. Half the video was quite direct and specific comparisons between this one and the previous one. Not every video needs to (or should) have a full product line history - that would just be a lot of wasted video time, kill retention of viewers, etc. much better suited to its own video.
  • Polarised Society
    Polarised Society 4 месяца назад I am beyond pissed that this doesn't support external hard drives, are you kidding me? Apple needs to stop messing around. This is the only thing stopping me from buying one right now.
  • EposVox
    EposVox 4 месяца назад Part of me questions if it's a filesystem support thing - but if it truly doesn't support it at all, that just completely nerfs any of its potential. I, too, would like to buy one - though $2200 for a full-spec one is a bit much..
  • JP Sarri Reviews
    JP Sarri Reviews 4 месяца назад Best line indeed.
  • laser
    laser 4 месяца назад kinda weird that right when i read this comment the line came up
  • Fedon Wilson
    Fedon Wilson 4 месяца назад IOS is too limited in what it allows.
  • Elian Gonzales
    Elian Gonzales 4 месяца назад It's the most pathetic line because this middle-aged dood does not use computers in the same he did when was 16 and has had to adapt to those changes.
  • Muhammad Abdul Rahim
    Muhammad Abdul Rahim 4 месяца назад Why do I feel like this phrase was paraphrased from Juan Bagnell's iPhone XS month later review
  • Will93
    Will93 4 месяца назад This is exactly why I love Linux, I want to be in control and have my system to do exactly what I want it to do.
  • SmoothbassmanStudios
    SmoothbassmanStudios 4 месяца назад @Polarised Society agreed
  • K BH
    K BH 4 месяца назад That “I want my computer to adapt to me” is precisely what is stopping me from loving Apple the way I used to. Being a modern Apple user means having to put up with Apple shoving the way they want you to use your device down your throat everyday.
  • Stuart Richards
    Stuart Richards 4 месяца назад EposVox why are people so obsessed with Apple being knocked in reviews on Verge? It’s a bit strange. Especially considering most of their competitors exist in the marketplace because of products pioneered or at least popularised by them.
  • Romi Hudi
    Romi Hudi 4 месяца назад EposVox n
  • Jason Blalock
    Jason Blalock 4 месяца назад The funny/sad thing is, I was an early iPad adopter. I had an iPad 2, back when most people couldn't even comprehend why someone would have a tablet. And I loved it, except for all the limitations of iOS. And I was saying, back in 2011, this thing could be a laptop replacement if only Apple would quit treating it like a locked-down accessory. Now, nearly eight years later, the cost of iPads has tripled but Apple is STILL treating them like locked-down accessories. Personally, I think Apple's scared of displacing their laptop lines. Why else would they release a tablet that's more powerful than a lot of laptops, but deliberately hobble its usability?
  • zarrar khan
    zarrar khan 4 месяца назад I read this as he said it...
  • Moccar
    Moccar 4 месяца назад The phrase is not exactly new. It's has been widely used within the field of Human-Computer Interaction for a long time. Nevertheless, it certainly still applies!
  • My Turn
    My Turn 4 месяца назад EposVox that’s what she said
  • Warsame Adam
    Warsame Adam 4 месяца назад Apple must watch this and take a note!
  • Xsauce
    Xsauce 4 месяца назад thats been around for years
  • G.V Music
    G.V Music 4 месяца назад Hey guys i just did a cover song if u want check it out in my channel and let me know if u like it. Its my 1 video. Thanks. 😍🤗🤗😎
  • Eduardo Elias Valenzuela R
    Eduardo Elias Valenzuela R 4 месяца назад Jason Blalock they sold more iPads than Macs last quarter
  • Chillhoof
    Chillhoof 4 месяца назад The review pretty much wraps up all of my thoughts after having used the iPad Pro 10.5 for half a year now. Amazing machine in many ways but iOS is just severely holding it back.
  • Jean-François Beaulieu
    Jean-François Beaulieu 4 месяца назад @Michael Patrick Look the video title : can it replace your laptop?. This review just answer this question. It's not an overall review.
  • J G
    J G 4 месяца назад I’m watching this on my new iPad Pro, 12.9 inch.
  • Boby Han
    Boby Han 4 месяца назад @Polarised Society How else are they gonna mark up internal storage by 200-500%?
  • Ma Living
    Ma Living 4 месяца назад Agree!!
  • Damon Landry
    Damon Landry 4 месяца назад Michael Patrick I can tell you I have last year version and this year version this years version looks better slimmer but the older model is louder and the movies look better
  • Damon Landry
    Damon Landry 4 месяца назад J G do you have last year model ?? Because I have both and last year volume is louder and the pic looks better trying to see if my new one is defective
  • Quentin
    Quentin 4 месяца назад EposVox Agreed my man!
  • Rick Grayson
    Rick Grayson 4 месяца назад Easily replaced my laptop and sold my desktop along with it. His review is just his truth not the truth for everyone.
  • J G
    J G 4 месяца назад Damon Landry I think they sound the same to be honest. The pencil feels “plasticy” compared to the old one and I swear the screen refresh rate is ever so slightly slower. But other than that, I’m happy with it. WBU?
  • EposVox
    EposVox 4 месяца назад @Stuart Richards This is my first one, so I'm not sure. I don't usually watch reviews of Apple products, but I was particularly interested in the iPad Pro. Most of the review is not "knocking" the iPad at all, but pointing out that the software limits the experience with the overall brilliant hardware is VERY important.
  • EposVox
    EposVox 4 месяца назад @Rick Grayson No review is EVER the "truth for everyone." That's why context and use-cases are established in it, and he even pulled in other people to get their take.
  • Maffey Ibuprofen
    Maffey Ibuprofen 4 месяца назад For you! It was the best line for you, so you repeat it just as a way of commenting without actually saying anything original!
  • Kelvin Feng
    Kelvin Feng 4 месяца назад You can make one laptop by yourself, problem solved.
  • David
    David 4 месяца назад Steve jobs said this first lol
  • Zato Gibson
    Zato Gibson 4 месяца назад Stuart Richards Verge, Engadget, CNET, are all “owned” by Microsoft, and staffed by Microsoft writers.
  • Kevin Auyeung
    Kevin Auyeung 4 месяца назад but it's not a computer
  • The Supreme Nerd
    The Supreme Nerd 4 месяца назад @Maffey Ibuprofen but the phrase works....because it's true and also why so many use Linux versus the others but use the others only when they Have to
  • Andre Utrecht
    Andre Utrecht 3 месяца назад In fact you always adapt to the computer you are using, you are just used to adapt to a windows machine. The iPad is not what you adapted to.
  • MiniMoon
    MiniMoon 3 месяца назад @Andre Utrecht yes, but for a newly released device that puts itself on the same level as conventional laptops, having it forced you to adapt to its less convenient usability from a more complex devices that we'd been adapting to is a downgrade
  • MyUserNamesThisRocks
    MyUserNamesThisRocks 2 месяца назад I think apple should start developing a system that could use the iPad Pro to its full potential. Like as mouse and trackpad support. They should come up with something revolutionary like the surface dial of the iPhone X except on iPad pro
  • Chris S
    Chris S 15 часов назад MyUserNamesThisRocks you don’t get it! A mouse???? Use your finger, directly on the screen . It’s like magic.
  • Theodore Yamada-Dessert
    Theodore Yamada-Dessert 4 месяца назад Simple...Do you draw? - Get an iPad Pro. You don’t draw? - Get a laptop
  • Paul M
    Paul M 4 месяца назад (изменено) Drawing was the only reason I bought the first gen iPad Pro. Oh and reading comics and magazines. Which it is great for and probably a lot better now that it is lighter.
  • Theodore Yamada-Dessert
    Theodore Yamada-Dessert 4 месяца назад @Paul M Right?! I currently own a Gen 1 iPad Pro, with an apple pencil. I went into the store yesterday and compared it to the new models, and now I actually think the smaller one is the better buy. if you ever need to take a photo of something, the big ipad is too big to hold in one hand and take a photo. Also, the smaller one was so light, it was a game changer. IT was SO comfortable to hold in my hand and draw.
  • Theodore Yamada-Dessert
    Theodore Yamada-Dessert 4 месяца назад @Paul M Plus I've spent $500 on apple pencils because i would break them, lose them, ect. I think the best feature is the new apple pencil!
  • Paul M
    Paul M 4 месяца назад Theodore Yamada-Dessert ouch I never broke mine but I can see how it might happens since it rolls so easily on sloped surfaces
  • D V
    D V 4 месяца назад Theodore Yamada-Dessert I’m gonna buy this new iPad Prod cuz I like drawing dicks...I’ve never drawn one with an Apple Pencil so I’m quite hyped!
  • Theodore Yamada-Dessert
    Theodore Yamada-Dessert 4 месяца назад D V you can draw extremely detailed penises down to the last vein with the Apple Pencil. Total beast of a product.
  • Victor Almanzar
    Victor Almanzar 4 месяца назад It's much more complex than that, Apple is pushing the ipad pro as some high end device that can suffice as a productivity machine, but the tools/apps aren't as sophisticated as the Mac counterparts. And they won't ever be unless Apple does some drastic changes to the operating system.
  • YTFanboys2
    YTFanboys2 3 месяца назад i use them for gaming
  • f96
    f96 3 месяца назад Theodore Yamada-Dessert Simple, do you want to replace 20 notebooks? iPad Pro
  • Abdul
    Abdul 2 месяца назад Theodore Yamada-Dessert I get iPad Pro
  • kemicalromanc15
    kemicalromanc15 2 месяца назад That's what I say. Bc I'm an illustrator and you can basically get rid of all the sketch books and pencils and markers and I don't even NEED to use my Cintiq....Now I can be on-the-go and sketch whenever and wherever I want. if you don't draw I don't really see the point in purchases something like this honestly.
  • 666 Satan
    666 Satan 2 месяца назад But kemic i have a question cuz i draw alot and i love it and im about to buy an ipad pro and i never used any Technology to draw so i realy dont know how it feels like, is it realy worth it ? Will i quit the paper and the good old pen and pencil ? 😂
  • kemicalromanc15
    kemicalromanc15 1 месяц назад (изменено) @666 Satan If you have never drawn digitally it will be a learning curve. How I have to draw on paper and how I draw digitally are to totally different processes. It's also based on your preferences. Personally, I never really liked traditional means even though I started out only using traditionally mediums. Will it eliminate paper and good old pen/pencil? Probably not but that's all preference again...but for me it has eliminate having to carry around 3 sketchbooks and markers, pencil, pens, erasers and everything else all the time and have sped up my process.
  • Sub2Pew
    Sub2Pew 1 месяц назад Uh dude ur so stupid
  • Emily Elizabeth
    Emily Elizabeth 1 месяц назад so true
  • arnoldartedge
    arnoldartedge 1 день назад Theodore Yamada-Dessert what app do you recommend
  • Amin Bajrektarevic
    Amin Bajrektarevic 4 месяца назад It's a shame about the software. I have a 2017 12.9 pro and I never came close to the limits of the A10x processor. This A12x is great and all but just a gimmick at this point as there isn't one app to take advantage of that properly. Apple really needs to redesign iOS from ground up to make this thing useful, or just make a modified macOS version.
  • Michel Lamana
    Michel Lamana 4 месяца назад That’s true, iOS Isn’t enough to iPad Pro, a huge power being capped
  • Drone Drop
    Drone Drop 4 месяца назад If a12 is utilised the devices will last not more than 6 months
  • Amin Bajrektarevic
    Amin Bajrektarevic 4 месяца назад @Drone Drop I don't agree, the OS will fly on this chip no matter what, and so will all the basic tasks. To utilize the A12x you need proper software, but then you have the same scenario as with any other laptop where you get the performance that you pay for. It's never going to do the same tasks any worse than now. When you add new functionally that this chip can't handle, it's time for a new device, as with every other. We shouldn't remove functionality so the first gen ipad can run everything smooth, what would be the point of new hardware?
  • Chris Earl
    Chris Earl 4 месяца назад The problem is that iPad Pro is being held back as a laptop replacement by being treated as a powerful table. The new pencil is the one thing that I look at with envy over m 2017 12.9 model, as I justified my purchase as substitute for a graphics tablets (doesn’t work that well if your other computer isn’t a Mac)
  • burningmartyr
    burningmartyr 4 месяца назад Well,I guess fortnite will, in the future .But when you are about to pay $2200 for a tablet,you could have as well used that much amount of money to buy a gaming rig
  • Suprxme Storm
    Suprxme Storm 4 месяца назад Amin Bajrektarevic By 2020 apple is gonna be making there own arm cpus. This means that’s Mac OS ( based on the x86 architecture) is gonna be a legacy software. There gonna integrate iOS and Mac OS and this iPad and the iPad coming after this are gonna support it. That’s why the speed doesn’t matter right now but later apple is gonna take advantage of it.
  • burningmartyr
    burningmartyr 4 месяца назад @Suprxme Storm And by that time even that chip will be quite archaic and the hardware too
  • Robert Hernandez
    Robert Hernandez 3 месяца назад I have a great idea they can call it OSX Lite Soon as iPad actually enables functionality it'd be a no brainier as to what device fits my needs. Hell as soon as logic is ported over I'd switch...
  • cucuroot
    cucuroot 3 месяца назад the real apple innovators are jailbreak community
  • Δ わるよ歩み
    Δ わるよ歩み 3 недели назад my biggest complaint when i bought it too. I look through the app store, but noothing can take advantage of power
  • silverwess
    silverwess 16 часов назад I have the previous version and this one. my review is I like it more than the last one. My review is done.
  • MrDomestosWC
    MrDomestosWC 3 дня назад This review is an eye opener. I was thinking about replacing my mbp late 2013 with the new iPad pro. This is the only review that told me the reality, which is don't. Thank you.
  • Rocco Casadei
    Rocco Casadei 4 месяца назад (изменено) Finally, a not-overenthusiastic, systematic, comprehensive review of this thing from a professional's perspective. Thumbs up Nilay!
  • fb6life
    fb6life 4 месяца назад Rocco Casadei shots fired with ijustines name on the bullets😂
  • Brandon Elam
    Brandon Elam 4 месяца назад Just about to say ijustine
  • Jabulani Harvey
    Jabulani Harvey 19 часов назад true innovation vanguard right here....give it time and you will see the computing revolution that Apple has started......
  • SakuRako
    SakuRako 4 месяца назад No external storage support, this is totally bad for this new iPad w/ type-c. but that performance still great, and have great 120Hz Screen, it just fine for me. Thanks for this video to talk many information about this new device. :D
  • hicamajig
    hicamajig 4 месяца назад This video is a perfect summary of the iPad Pro. In its current state it is a professional device for professionals and creatives who are using it for a specific purpose and are in a setting where the cost for that purpose is worth it. I think Apples biggest mistake is trying to half market it as a laptop/desktop replacement because while sure certain types of workflow can take advantage of this, the average user may see this and get frustrated when they try to use it as their one and only device (unless it is just an overpriced netflix/youtube/email box). This is of course unless we get an iOS 13/14 that swoops in and fixes the gripes. The two most common ones I hear/see are lack of file system support (including external usb) for management of large files and as stated in the video directly opening them in apps like the new Photoshop CC, and lack of mouse for things like excel. Essentially every other OS supports both of these things so it is doable, we just need to make it clear in their mind that it is what we want.
  • Michael Reif
    Michael Reif 1 день назад Pencil is great. Seriously missing file management as with OSX.
  • Victor Chiang
    Victor Chiang 4 месяца назад Someone FINALLY answered the "laptop replacement question" correctly.
  • sloppy Joe
    sloppy Joe 4 месяца назад Didn't Dave Lee answer it like a year ago
  • Packed Review
    Packed Review 4 месяца назад haha Yes i was thinking the same thing when I was watching this.
  • EatCoffee
    EatCoffee 4 месяца назад This is the comment I was looking for 😊
  • 1111italia1111
    1111italia1111 4 месяца назад woah the verge step their game up! amazing review he answered most of my questions ! so maybe i think i will go with macbook air instead! what do u think for netflix twitch n stuff its better the new air or iPad ?
  • Charles Alden
    Charles Alden 1 месяц назад You needed someone to tell you if the iPad Pro would work for you or not?
  • Wolkify
    Wolkify 4 месяца назад i mostly use my macbook pro for editing my video content, so i will stick to that. i doubt that i will ever be able to do that well on an iPad...
  • Mudkip the Awkward Gamer
    Mudkip the Awkward Gamer 4 месяца назад USB-C?! plugs it in Nintendo Switch dock
  • vanMrMann
    vanMrMann 3 месяца назад This would be an instant buy for me if it would support desktop apps…
  • Robert Hernandez
    Robert Hernandez 3 месяца назад Just need Logic and I'd buy, the thought of music creation with an LTE enabled device is godly.
  • killahyj
    killahyj 3 дня назад Definitely agree with you on that. I love the form factor and the hardware if they had mac os on this it would kill the sales of the macbook laptops.
  • Savvy Dude
    Savvy Dude 4 месяца назад Don't use filters while doing tech reviews
  • Bhavik Singh
    Bhavik Singh 4 месяца назад I just wish apple's education discounts were more significant
  • Racquel Dixon
    Racquel Dixon 4 месяца назад Bhavik Singh how much is it thou?
  • Eric Ortiz
    Eric Ortiz 4 месяца назад @Racquel Dixon The discount knocks off $50
  • Marwan Amireh
    Marwan Amireh 4 месяца назад They just throw a suitcase on you and close the door if you ask for lower prices.
  • Racquel Dixon
    Racquel Dixon 4 месяца назад So do they give the discount to foreign students or just Americans?
  • bob Bob
    bob Bob 4 месяца назад RRacquel Sweetness maybe google that one. People are gonna tell you different things
  • Good Music Inc
    Good Music Inc 4 месяца назад @Racquel Dixon As long as you have an assigned email address from your school, you will be eligible for the student pricing.
  • Racquel Dixon
    Racquel Dixon 4 месяца назад 💀 all now. I haven’t signed up😹😹 I guess I have to go up to MITS desk help. Thank y’all very much ♥️
  • Bhavik Singh
    Bhavik Singh 4 месяца назад @Racquel Dixon I think about 5%
  • Racquel Dixon
    Racquel Dixon 4 месяца назад Bhavik Singh might as well they didn’t give us any discount
  • Bhavik Singh
    Bhavik Singh 4 месяца назад @Racquel Dixon they don't email you. Just Google "Apple education store" and anyone can buy the products there at that price
  • Aaron Gutierrez
    Aaron Gutierrez 4 месяца назад Eric Ortiz at CSULB they have me 50$, then another 50$ for a promotion they were having, and 10$ less for the pencil
  • David Vishnu Kumar
    David Vishnu Kumar 3 дня назад Excellent thorough review.
  • Tarun Rana
    Tarun Rana 4 месяца назад That's brutally honest! Hands down the best.
  • Hector Coronel
    Hector Coronel 17 часов назад just buy a freaking laptop
  • EKSPLOUZEN
    EKSPLOUZEN 19 часов назад From who did Apple get the inspiration from HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM