Everything You Need to Know about 2018 iPad Pro

Apple announced its new third generation iPad Pro in Brooklyn New York on October 30, 2018, and went on sale on November 11, 2018. The new iPad Pros include two different size models, which are iPad Pro 11-inch and iPad Pro 12.9-inch, designed with A12X Bionic processor. There is no home button but there is Face ID recognition and a bottomless edge-to-edge.

Most importantly, the connector of new iPad Pros transits from Lightning to USB-C. It will be a big surprise for those who are accustomed to use Apple lightning charger. If you are interested in the new iPad Pros, you may be concerned with questions related to charging. Does it support fast charge? What are the best charging accessories for new iPad Pros? Just take it easy, this article will tell you all you should know about them. First, let’s see the following specification of new iPad Pros.



iPad Pro 11’’ (Wi-Fi)

iPad Pro 11’’ (4G)  

iPad Pro 12.9’’ (Wi-Fi)

iPad Pro 12.9’’ (4G)

























iPad Pro 11’’

iPad Pro 12.9’’


A12X Bionic processor, Neural Engine, M12 coprocessor

A12X Bionic processor, Neural Engine, M12 coprocessor


11-inch, 2388 x 1668, 120Hz, 600 nits, True Tone, LCD

12.9-inch, 2732 x 2048, 120Hz, 600 nits, True Tone, LCD




Rear-facing camera

12Mp rear-facing camera, f/1,8, flash, 4K video, slow-mo at 240fps

12Mp rear-facing camera, f/1,8, flash, 4K video, slow-mo at 240fps

Front-facing camera

7Mp front-facing camera, 1080p video, 'Retina Flash' feature, Portrait Mode, Animoji

7Mp front-facing camera, 1080p video, 'Retina Flash' feature, Portrait Mode, Animoji


Face ID facial recognition

Face ID facial recognition

SIM card




USB-C connector, no headphone port

USB-C connector, no headphone port


29.37-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

36.71-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

Size and weight

247.6mm x 178.5mm x 5.9mm; 468g

280.6mm x 214.9mm x 5.9mm; 631g/633g (Wi-Fi/cellular)


New iPad Pros adapt new eight-core A12X Bionic processor enable new iPad to support Neural Engine technology. A12X Bionic processor has more superior and powerful performance than ever before. It runs five trillion operations per second and support advanced machine learning.

Face ID & Rounded Corners

The new iPad Pros adapts Face ID recognition technology, abandoning the home button. You can use Face ID to unlock the new iPad Pros and log in to Apps.

Liquid Retina Display

The new iPad Pros use the Liquid Retina Display like the other iPhones. It relies on a higher level of pixels-per-inch to create a paper-like screen effect where pixels are not visible to the naked eye, showing an advanced clear display going from edge to edge.

Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio

The new iPad Pros are the most laptop-like of Apple's iOS-powered products. It is a tablet paired with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio and it differs from an iPhone or lower-end iPads. Designed for creative work, Apple pencil is pressure sensitive with angle detection and it can respond for your touch, supporting quick changes between brushes and switch with a double tap. The smart keyboard folio offers wonderful typing experience and great protection front and back.

USB-C Connector

Apple has abandoned the Lightning port by using a flexible USB-C connector in its new iPad Pros. The USB-C connector is famous for its greater versatility when using it with other devices. It allows the device to be charged upside down in different direction. Moreover, it allows charging outwards, enabling to charge iPhone from your iPad. Besides, you need to know there's no headphone port, you'll have to either use USB-C headphones, buy an adapter, or go wireless.

Does the New iPad Pro Support Fast Charging?

The package of new iPad Pro includes a 18W USB Charger, which takes a whopping several hours to charge a 12.9-inch iPad Pro. New iPad Pros supports fast charge. But if you can take advantage of the iPad Pro's support for quick-charging to charge your iPad, you should buy another accessory for this benefit.

Best USB-C Cable for iPad Pro

What do you need if you want to take advantage of quick charge experience for you iPad pro? A durable and powerful USB-C cable is a must. Here comes a Zendure USB-C cable for you!

This Zendure SuperCord USC-C cable is covered with defense-grade material, making it ultra-strong and durable. A resilient fiber material provides added durability for products, like crash helmets, extreme sports gear, etc. Passing 5000+ times bend test how flexible and durable it is. It supports high speed charging, which can give you a full and delightful quick charge experience. 

Besides, a genuine leather strap manages your cable neatly, ensuring that your cable doesn’t get tangled up.

All for its superior charging characteristic remains it to be a cost effective choice for work, household and travel. Why not get one to make your life more convenient?

A durable USB-C cable is kind of a must for iPad Pro. Are you ready to throw a buck on it for your new iPad Pro?