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    Default Should I get the 12.9??

    Can someone give me quick synopsis why I should or shouldn't ?
    How is the keyboard attachment? Is it close to a laptop?
    Thx
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    If you need a laptop, get a laptop. The iPad Pro for some maybe be sufficient enough to replace their laptops, but for me that's not the case.

    The iPad Pro has a great 12.9" display, which makes multitasking really enjoyable. The iPP is also a beast, it flies through everything. It also has that great iPad battery life that lasts forever. I personally use my iPP to take down notes with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, I only use my rMBP when I'm at home nowadays

    Hope that helps!
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    How is the typing ? Can you save a word doc ? A file ?
    Thx
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    Default Should I get the 12.9??

    Quote Originally Posted by ClickClack View Post
    How is the typing ? Can you save a word doc ? A file ?
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    Yes you can! Keyboard feels great, and it's light too. Only problem is that it doesn't offer backlit keys.
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    Quote Originally Posted by italodance View Post
    Apparently that case scratches the screen, hence why I went with the Smart Keyboard instead, love how it feels!!
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    Oh OK, By the way since I'm new to Smart Keyboard and iPad pro myself, I want to know how to select an App on Home Screen via Smart Keyboard? no Applauncher just select an app first like using TAB on PC?
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    Quote Originally Posted by ClickClack View Post
    Can someone give me quick synopsis why I should or shouldn't ?
    How is the keyboard attachment? Is it close to a laptop?
    Thx
    You should purchase one. The screen is great being as big as it is. The keyboard works. You would not need any external keyboard.
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    my case doesn't scratch the screen.... now I'm paranoid to take the darn thing off....
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    Quote Originally Posted by ClickClack View Post
    Can someone give me quick synopsis why I should or shouldn't ?
    How is the keyboard attachment? Is it close to a laptop?
    Thx

    I bought it soon after launch and I am a little disappointed. The battery life isn't that great, the keyboard is good to type on but doesn't stay on that well. It is fine on a table but not on your lap.

    The Apple Pencil is a waste, unless you are doing art and drawing and artistic stuff and the way you charge the pencil is a disaster waiting to happen. I will either break it or lose it.

    It is heavy to hold and watch movies with.

    It is a great machine, but not for me and if I had to do it over again, I would have stay with my Ipad Air 2.
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    I have both the Air 2 and the Pro 12.9. I prefer the larger screen, mainly for split screen use. The Air 2 screen is really too small to make effective use of split screen; the Pro 12.9 is like having two iPad Minis side-by-side, and I make heavy use of it. I like have mail or messages open next to something else I'm doing, for example.
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertP1 View Post
    I bought it soon after launch and I am a little disappointed. The battery life isn't that great, the keyboard is good to type on but doesn't stay on that well. It is fine on a table but not on your lap.

    The Apple Pencil is a waste, unless you are doing art and drawing and artistic stuff and the way you charge the pencil is a disaster waiting to happen. I will either break it or lose it.

    It is heavy to hold and watch movies with.

    It is a great machine, but not for me and if I had to do it over again, I would have stay with my Ipad Air 2.
    The Apple Pencil depends on the cost actually. I managed to get one (via eBay) for only $49 with free shipping. It was in used condition; I have no complaints and am planning on using it for notes in class
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    Default Should I get the 12.9??

    The only time I use my desktop computer is to pay bills so I can print out receipts. Check emailed once in the while like last night so I could print a return UPS label for a radio to be sent back. I use me Acer 3 in one touchscreen mainly for iTunes.
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    Default Re: Should I get the 12.9??

    Quote Originally Posted by Archie_Bunkers View Post
    I have both the Air 2 and the Pro 12.9. I prefer the larger screen, mainly for split screen use. The Air 2 screen is really too small to make effective use of split screen; the Pro 12.9 is like having two iPad Minis side-by-side, and I make heavy use of it. I like have mail or messages open next to something else I'm doing, for example.
    That's the reason I upgraded to the 12.9"

    Multitasking in split view is so pleasing and productive on the 12.9"
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