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Old 12-05-2020, 01:18 AM   #301
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what is a good case to get? is there any that come with keyboard
bought an elecom film off and it is good with the pencil
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Old 12-05-2020, 11:40 AM   #302
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Hi,

Does anyone using Apple Pencil to take note and write emails with 12.9"? How is the convenience level? The reason why I ask is that currently, I'm using iPad 9.7" (Gen 6) with Apple Pencil 1 and now going to get IPP 12.9" for work remotely at out of office.

Initially, I thought of getting the Magic Keyboard but after seeing the reviews, read in this thread, and also considering the cost, I give up that idea. The next option is smart keyboard folio but again, I want more portability without having additional weight add on by the keyboard. Again the cost of smart keyboard folio is also around $300, so....
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Old 12-05-2020, 01:37 PM   #303
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what is a good case to get? is there any that come with keyboard
bought an elecom film off and it is good with the pencil
Apple's own Magic Keyboard case or Logitech's Slim Folio Pro.
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Old 13-05-2020, 03:35 PM   #304
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Hi There,

Are you getting Cellular or WiFi only for iPad Pro 12.9"?

I understand it's good to have and about $150 different but how much will use over cellular than WiFi especially for 12.9" which mostly will not use on the go while commuting.

I really wants to hear from those who already owned iPad Pro and use it day to day life.
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Old 13-05-2020, 04:05 PM   #305
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Anyone got the magic keyboard touch pad case?
Am using it. Extremely good for typing and doing work on it. One thing to note is that it is quite heavy as opposed to the smart folio. Overall good product but if there is something negative about it, I would say is that is unable to fold all the way back like that smart folio.
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Old 13-05-2020, 04:29 PM   #306
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Hi There,

Are you getting Cellular or WiFi only for iPad Pro 12.9"?

I understand it's good to have and about $150 different but how much will use over cellular than WiFi especially for 12.9" which mostly will not use on the go while commuting.

I really wants to hear from those who already owned iPad Pro and use it day to day life.
I use mine everyday (2018 model) and now using it more at work. Since owning iPads from the first gen mini, mini 2, mini 4, 10.5 Pro and now the 2018 Pro, I've never needed cellular. I've enough data so I always tether from phone and it works perfectly, hence no use paying for another subscription.

Of course, different people vary their uses and some find cellular very useful and can just use on the spot. As long as you're comfortable with it, go ahead.
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Old 13-05-2020, 04:44 PM   #307
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I use mine everyday (2018 model) and now using it more at work. Since owning iPads from the first gen mini, mini 2, mini 4, 10.5 Pro and now the 2018 Pro, I've never needed cellular. I've enough data so I always tether from phone and it works perfectly, hence no use paying for another subscription.

Of course, different people vary their uses and some find cellular very useful and can just use on the spot. As long as you're comfortable with it, go ahead.
Thank you for your reply with an explanation.

One more thing I would like to ask is the storage option. Should I go for 128GB or 256GB?
My intended usage with the iPad Pro 12.9" will be:
1. Reading and Replying emails.
2. Creating and editing simple PowerPoint files (may need to save on device but not a big files)
3. Viewing excel files (may need to save on device but not a lot too)
4. Netflix and Spotify (current storage usage on the device is 6GB for Spotify and normally Netflix is only when traveling at 2 GB the most)
5. Photo editing (not professional)
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Old 13-05-2020, 11:36 PM   #308
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Thank you for your reply with an explanation.

One more thing I would like to ask is the storage option. Should I go for 128GB or 256GB?
My intended usage with the iPad Pro 12.9" will be:
1. Reading and Replying emails.
2. Creating and editing simple PowerPoint files (may need to save on device but not a big files)
3. Viewing excel files (may need to save on device but not a lot too)
4. Netflix and Spotify (current storage usage on the device is 6GB for Spotify and normally Netflix is only when traveling at 2 GB the most)
5. Photo editing (not professional)
128GB should be more than enough. I’m using the 11” 64GB model and my usage is surfing around, youtube, reading news such as ST, CNA and CNN, got a few games installed as well. I also have Notability for taking down personal notes and notes for my work.

I still have 42GB free.
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Old 13-05-2020, 11:52 PM   #309
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128GB should be more than enough. Iím using the 11Ē 64GB model and my usage is surfing around, youtube, reading news such as ST, CNA and CNN, got a few games installed as well. I also have Notability for taking down personal notes and notes for my work.

I still have 42GB free.
Thank you Snoweagle for your advice.

With all these inputs, after I changed the IPP configuration, I now can get IPP 12.9" 128GB WiFi with Logitech Slim Folio Pro case and Apple Pencil Gen 2 which is within my set budget.
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Old 14-05-2020, 12:33 AM   #310
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Thank you Snoweagle for your advice.

With all these inputs, after I changed the IPP configuration, I now can get IPP 12.9" 128GB WiFi with Logitech Slim Folio Pro case and Apple Pencil Gen 2 which is within my set budget.
Yes and I highly recommend the Logitech Slim Folio Pro too as Iím also using it. I havenít used the new Apple Magic Keyboard case yet but by looking at it, it can only be used in portrait mode and only in that orientation. The Logitech one can use in typing, drawing, and handheld mode.

The gen 2 Pencil is great and much more convenient to use comparing to first gen.
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Old 14-05-2020, 09:20 AM   #311
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just ordered 12.9 ipad to replace my 9.7 ipad pro
How is your transition from 9.7" to 12.9"?

I mean do you use it every day? When you carry around, is it too big or too heavy? Or still can use conveniently as using 9.7" like before?

I am using 9.7" iPad 6th Gen and now going to get 12.9" to replace my MacBook Pro for simple tasks like checking emails at home on Weekends and nights, taking notes while attending meetings, create/edit and present PowerPoints presentations, simple Excel spreadsheet editing, watching YouTube/Netflix, listening music from Spotify, occasionally simple photo touchup or editing, etc...

With my current 9.7", it can't use for work-related things like Excel or PowerPoint due to the small screen size and that's where I am thinking of getting 12.9". But on the other hand, I also worried that because of 12.9" size, it is not convenient to carry around. Since all the retail shops are closed now, I can't go and see the actual one and even I see it or feel it for a while will not give a clear idea. That's why I want to hear their real-life experience from the people who already owned and used it.

Thanks in advance.
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Using 12.9 still find it small.
Hopefully got 13.3 iPad Pro next year
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Old 14-05-2020, 09:40 PM   #313
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Using 12.9 still find it small.
Hopefully got 13.3 iPad Pro next year
Thank you for your sharing Halo green. So you have no issue with bringing along or using on the go like in the car or at the airport or on the airplane, etc...?

I really want 12.9" for the big screen but I really worried that I might not bring along every day or not convenient to use on the go such as on the car or airport or airplane, etc...
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Old 15-05-2020, 12:58 AM   #314
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Using 12.9 still find it small.
Hopefully got 13.3 iPad Pro next year
I seriously doubt so. If you want it larger just get a MBP.
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Old 15-05-2020, 04:57 PM   #315
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I used to think that carrying the 12.9 inch iPad Pro around is very heavy and big for a tablet. Now I feel it’s normal, especially when paired with the smart keyboard folio. I will look just like any other notebook out there.
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