Liquid Retina XDR display—why is this new iPad Pro display so special?

Apple's new 12.9-inch iPad Pro features a new Liquid Retina XDR display, but what exactly are the benefits of this new feature and why should you get your hands on this device? Let's take a look in today's blog.

Liquid Retina XDR display—why is this new iPad Pro display so special?
The new iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021

The Apple Spring Loaded Event launched two new iPads—the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and 11-inch iPad Pro. Although the latter features Liquid Retina Display, the new 12.9-inch version features an improved Liquid Retina XDR display. Additionally, both new iPad Pros offer Apple’s M1 chip and 5G connectivity for higher-quality video streaming, FaceTime in high definition, and more. Explore some of the highlights of the Liquid Retina XDR display in today’s blog.

The new iPad Pro 12.9-inch with Mini LED Liquid Retina XDR in a video

Peak 1,600 nits of brightness and 5.59 million pixels

The best part of the Liquid Retina XDR display on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is the stunning front-of-screen performance. Powered with a cutting-edge mini-LED display that uses over 10,000 LEDs, this display features up to 1,000 nuts of full-screen brightness. And, at a peak, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro offers 1,600 nits of brightness.

If you like the sound of using an iPad for your creative work, you’ll love that the Liquid Retina XDR display provides a 1 million-to-1 contrast ratio, helping to enhance your workflow. As a result, the visuals are more stunning and capture that of the real world. For example, you’ll be able to clearly see subtle details in dark images and capture bright highlights. In fact, the new iPad Pros are ideal for people working on the go or those who want to switch from a computer to a more compact device.

Aside from brightness, this new display boasts a P3 wide color gamut and resolution of 5.59 million pixels. For smoother and quicker loading speeds, it includes a 120 Hz refresh range and is compatible with HDR and Dolby Vision content.

Liquid Retina XDR display—why is this new iPad Pro display so special?
Apple’s new iPad Pro 12-inch in use

Advanced work technologies, such as ProMotion

This new display also provides technologies that you can find in both the 12.9-inch and 11-inch iPad Pro, such as ProMotion, True Tone, and P3 wide color support. These display features offer an array of benefits like ambient mode, improved colors and contrasts, and automatic light adjustment.

What are your thoughts on the new iPad Pros? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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Amy Poole is an Editor and Writer at Gadget Flow. When she's not indulged in everything gadget-related, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Rosie, and keeping fit.
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