iPad Pro 11-inch (M1, 2021) review

Apple has done it again. The iPad Pro 11-inch M1 (2021) is a thing of beauty. But is it really worth the hefty price tag?

 iPad Pro 11-inch M1 2021, and iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021
(Image: © Apple)

Our Verdict

This brand-new 3rd generation iPad Pro 11-inch with M1 chip is ridiculously fast, and its fun and useful new features have been designed with creative professionals in mind. Added accessories enhance the experience further. For more casual users, however, it may not be worth the expense.

For

  • Incredible camera
  • Super-fast M1 chip
  • Gorgeous graphics

Against

  • Only one port
  • Accessories not included

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The headline feature of the new iPad Pro 11-inch (M1, 2021), is that it hosts the super-fast M1 chips that are now in the latest MacBook Pros and the 2021 iMac. But how much of a difference does such power make to creatives' workflows? Does the M1 chip make it really worth splashing out on a brand new iPad Pro?

iPad Pro 11-inch (M1, 2021) specs

Size: 247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9mm
Weight: 466g
Processor: Apple M1
Resolution: 2388x1668
Screen: 11-inch LED backlit
LCD Storage: From 128GB
Battery: Up to 10 hours

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The Verdict
4.5

out of 10

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021)

This brand-new 3rd generation iPad Pro 11-inch with M1 chip is ridiculously fast, and its fun and useful new features have been designed with creative professionals in mind. Added accessories enhance the experience further. For more casual users, however, it may not be worth the expense.

Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.