The iPad Pro, iMac, and Apple TV 4K received upgrades at Apple’s Spring Loaded event last week. The Cupertino tech giant launched iMac (2021) with a brand new avatar, while the iPad Pro has been refreshed with Apple M1 SoC, a mini-LED display, and support for 5G. Apple has announced that both products will be on pre-order starting tomorrow, but no sale date has been revealed. It was loosely supposed to be the “ second half of May, ” but a UK retailer has now crowded out availability on new iPad Pro models and the new 24-inch iMac.
UK retailer John Lewis is listing both iPad Pro models and the new 24-inch iMac, showing an availability date of May 21. This matches Apple’s official claims to make it available in the second half of May. Even YouTuber John Prosser tip that the new iPad Pro models will be available on May 21. He previously suggested a May 22 sell date for the 11-inch iPad Pro model, but this has now been corrected, with Prosser saying that “the 22nd date I mentioned is related to the 5G model for a certain carrier and should be ignored for the most part. “
In India, the 11-inch iPad Pro starts at Rs. 71,900 for the 128 GB Wi-Fi model and Rs. 85,900 for the 128 GB iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro starts at Rs. 99,900 for the 128GB Wi-Fi model and Rs. 13,900 for the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular model. Both have Liquid Retina displays, but the 12.9-inch model gets an XDR LED mini-display with over 10,000 LEDs. With the Apple M1 SoC, both iPad Pro models have up to 16 GB of RAM, up to 2 TB of storage.
The latest 24-inch iMac also comes with Apple M1 SoC and launched in seven color options: blue, green, orange, purple, red, silver, and yellow. Its price starts at Rs. 1,19,900. It features a 24-inch 4.5K (4480×2.520 pixels) Retina display with Apple’s True Tone technology for color balance, a wide P3 color gamut, maximum brightness of 500 nits and coating with low reflectivity.