The latest iPad Professional not solely options Apple’s personal M1 processor, nevertheless it additionally helps each the most recent Xbox Collection X/S controllers and the PS5’s DualSense, full with haptics.
Talking throughout Apple’s Spring Loaded occasion, iPad Product Advertising and marketing Supervisor Raja Bose was discussing how the graphics of the brand new iPad Professional are vastly improved due to the M1 processor’s 8-core GPU when he additionally revealed the information in regards to the controllers.
“You can too play the most recent video games with console-quality graphics at super-high framerates. This uncooked efficiency, together with the ProMotion show, 4 audio system, and now, assist for the most recent PlayStation or Xbox recreation controllers with haptics, makes taking part in video games on iPad Professional insanely enjoyable.” Bose mentioned.
Whereas Bose did not go into any additional element, a DualSense was proven on display screen as he was discussing the controllers and haptics, hinting iPad Professional builders might be able to benefit from the distinctive function set provided by the DualSense, in addition to the most recent Xbox controller.
This additionally implies that the brand new iPad Professional can have higher PlayStation controller assist than the PS4 at present has, because it does not at present assist the DualSense natively, regardless that the PS3 does.
The 11-inch iPad Professional will retail for $799 and the 12.9-inch iPad Professional prices $1,099. Preorders on each fashions open on April thirtieth and can launch within the second half of Could.
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