Following Apple's event in Brooklyn this morning, more information has come to light about the new iPad Pros, particularly how much RAM is included in each model of the updated tablets. Using Xcode, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered that the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models with 1TB of storage have 6GB of RAM, compared to 4GB for previous generation iPad Pros.

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This is the first time that any iPad Pro model has supported 1TB of storage, and 6GB is the highest amount of RAM seen on Apple's pro-level tablets, if the data is accurate. For any storage capacity below 1TB, including 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB, each iPad Pro model retains the previous generation's 4GB of RAM. RAM isn't an aspect of the iPad that Apple details to customers, so this information hasn't been confirmed, but the Xcode test appears largely accurate.

At 1TB, Apple sells the 11-inch iPad Pro for $1,549.00 and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro for $1,749.00, making them the most expensive iPad models ever sold. Apple has increased the RAM in both iPad and iPhone over the years. The iPhone X, for example, had 3GB RAM, while the iPhone XS and XS Max have 4GB RAM. The lower-cost iPhone XR retains the iPhone X's 3GB RAM.

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Top Rated Comments

ninethirty Avatar
32 months ago
GOOD. People who don’t buy the 1tb model should not be granted the privelidge of getting a future proof iPad. 4gb is fine but I’m glad it’ll be outdated much faster
This might be one of the dumbest comments I've ever seen.
Score: 53 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jack Delgado Avatar
32 months ago
Mind-boggling fragmentation.
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)
archvile Avatar
32 months ago
Wonder how many people already pre ordered not realizing this.
I wonder how many people who already preordered don’t care about this?
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ob81 Avatar
32 months ago
GOOD. People who don’t buy the 1tb model should not be granted the privelidge of getting a future proof iPad. 4gb is fine but I’m glad it’ll be outdated much faster
Timmy?
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MoJoRo Avatar
32 months ago
That's not okay. There are lots of reasons to want 6GB of RAM in one of these, very few reasons to need 1TB of storage.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CrazyForCashews Avatar
32 months ago
Very disappointing considering the prices of these things.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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