iPad Pro's $100 Nano-Texture Glass Option Only Available With 1TB and 2TB Models

Apple's latest iPad Pro models are available with a matte nano-texture display option for the first time.

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The nano-texture glass is designed for users who work in high-end, color-managed workflows, or challenging lighting conditions. It is etched at the nanometer scale to maintain image quality and contrast while scattering ambient light for reduced glare.

Nano-texture glass has only been available on the Pro Display XDR, iMac, and Studio Display so far, making this the first time that it has come to a touch-based device.

Customers can only configure the iPad Pro with nano-texture glass with 1TB and 2TB models for an additional cost of $100. With an 11-inch model, this brings the price to $1,699 or $2,099, and with a 13-inch model it brings the price to $1,999 or $2,399.

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incidentallycheckout Avatar
3 weeks ago
This is the ultimate upsell move.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
turbineseaplane Avatar
3 weeks ago
Ahh -- nice

Artificial segmentation to extract more money

Another round of Tim Cook Specials!
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
roblognick Avatar
3 weeks ago
How will the nano texture glass react to the Apple Pencil, that’s what I want to know.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
victorvictoria Avatar
3 weeks ago
Sounds like Apple didn't learn anything from the VisionPro debacle. An iPad for $2,400 PLUS TAX isn't going to sell like hotcakes. You could buy a real nice Macbook Pro for that, if you're into high end imaging.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DHagan4755 Avatar
3 weeks ago
What's the catch? I mean the nano texture option previously was blamed for scratching easily & it makes one wonder its durability with constant use of an Apple Pencil. Is it a different, newer type of nano texture? It looked a little different than previous iterations. Thoughts?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
3 weeks ago

How will the nano texture glass react to the Apple Pencil, that’s what I want to know.
Nano texture isn’t like a paper-like screen cover. You can’t feel the texture with your nail or with a pencil. It’s super nano and very smooth. All it does is dampen reflections.
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