iPad Professional M1: what app builders can do with Apple’s new chipset

The iPad Professional 2021 augments the already niche-dominating iPad Professional 2020 in a number of methods, together with increasing the RAM as much as 16GB and the storage as much as 2TB, each probably enticing to the pill energy customers who had favored the top-tier units. However implementing the M1 chipset – fairly actually the identical silicon powering the most recent MacBook Professional, Mac Mini, and iMac fashions – might dramatically increase what the most recent iPad Execs are able to.

We haven’t heard something official about what the silicon can do for first-party apps, not to mention any modifications coming to iPadOS. However we’ve talked to third-party builders of huge apps to debate what doorways the M1 chipset opens up for them – and by extension, how they’ll take the iPad Professional 2021 past the capabilities of its predecessors.