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iPad Pro 2024 (M4) vs. iPad Pro 2022 (M2) For Procreate Artists

Apple’s iPad Pro 2024 has made a significant entry into the tech market, solidifying its place as an essential tool for serious artists and creatives. Released with enhancements geared specifically towards improving both functionality and user experience, this latest iteration from Apple stands out from the iPad Pro with the M2 chip with its stunning Ultra Retina XDR OLED display and the powerful M4 chip.

The new iPad Pro M4 dazzles with its Ultra Retina XDR OLED display, providing exceptional clarity and immersion that is ideal for detailed creative work. Artists and viewers alike can expect vibrant visuals with enhanced contrasts, thanks to the introduction of the Tandem OLED technology which allows for brighter screens.

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Illustrating on the iPad Pro 2024.

Powering these impressive visuals is the M4 chip, which boasts remarkable improvements in CPU, graphics, and AI processing capabilities. This upgrade is evident in performance metrics such as Procreate’s layer handling capacity, ensuring that the device can handle intensive applications and large canvases.

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Apple Pencil Pro..

In addition to its core features, the iPad Pro 2024 also introduces upgraded accessories that augment its usability. The new Apple Pencil, now with haptic feedback capabilities, allows for more nuanced control with features like barrel rolls and taps for tool changes, though it requires some adaptation from traditional stylus usage. Similarly, the revamped Magic Keyboard with an expanded trackpad and aluminium palm rests enhances the typing experience, making it more comfortable for prolonged use.

The iPad Pro M2 (left) & iPad Pro M4 (right).

2024’s iPad Pro M4 offers a substantial upgrade over previous models such as 2022’s iPad Pro M2, making it a compelling choice for artists looking to replace older iPads or for new users seeking a powerful, portable creative tool.

Check out the video above for detailed insights on which might be the ideal device for you!