As the iPad Pro isn’t really targeted at me, I’m interested to hear from professionals about it. (Former Apple employee) Linda Dong compares using it and the Apple Pencil against the current de facto toolset:
Quite plainly, the Cintiq sucks in comparison. And I’ve been using them for years for industrial design sketching, UI, and art.
The only exception, she says, is if you’re a professional using it with a specific set of Windows-based applications. That’s going to be the litmus test for the iPad Pro: What professional apps get made for it.
I really just want one as a glorified TV. $800 is a little rich for that. Unless I click on one of those “make money at home” web ads I’ve always been meaning to click on…