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  1. TheEdge

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    I will be testing out my new Phantom 4 with the just released 9.7" iPad Pro. It's the same size and weight as the iPad Air 2. The screen is 25% brighter, and that should help outside. From initial side by side comparison of the screens, at full brightness outside on a very sunny day, the iPad Pro was noticeably more readable. That should help the on screen visuals when flying, without a sun shade. Apple says that the reflectivity of the screen is 40% less than the Air 2 as well.
     
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  2. Goodwinn23

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    Sounds good. Let us know the results. Thanks
     
  3. CCDD

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    Buying mine this weekend to replace my iPad Air 2. Opted for the cellular version with 256gb as well, my Phantom has me spending all sorts of money on things I probably don't need.
     
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  4. TheEdge

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    I went cheap (ha ha) with the cellular 128 GB version.
     
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  5. suck it up

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    I heard the RAM memory was dropped from 4 (Air 2) to 2.
    Is this correct?
     
  6. xgaul

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    Love my iPad mini 4 LTE. Bought it the day iPad Pro 9.7 was announced


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  7. TheEdge

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    No, the Air 2 had only 2. The larger iPad Pro had 4GB ram.
     
  8. suck it up

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    Thanks for the correction! :D
     
  9. TheEdge

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    image.jpeg Confirmed that the 9.7" iPad Pro has 2GB Ram.
     
  10. tonyt76

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    I have the Air 2 now and look forward to your review :)
     
  11. Mark_T

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    Picked up my Pro 9.7 256GB today as well, liking it a lot so far, just need some more sun to give it a good test in daylight...
     
  12. Phantom751874

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    I'm interested too. I ran the Air 2 and now the Mini 4. I prefer the size of the Mini 4 but if 25% more brightness and 40% less reflectivity translates to a big difference in the real world then I might have to go back to the larger tablet.
     
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  13. Mark_T

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    Just took my iPad Mini 3 and the iPad Pro 9.7 out into the bright sunlight.

    At the worst possible angle, the mini 3 was completely unreadable while the Pro 9.7 was still just about usable.

    So yes, it is certainly better than the mini 3 but in very bright sunlight you are still going to want to use a sunshade of some kind...
     
  14. Ramphex

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    I want to see someone flying with the iPad Pro lol
     
  15. BigPig

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    The iPad Pro 9.7 is the same size as the iPad Air 2.
     
  16. Ramphex

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    I meant the full size one, sorry.
     
  17. GadgetGuy

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    If you want the best bang for the buck in the way of a completely portable, lightweight sunshade, that fits any and all devices, and gives you the very best view in direct sunlight, try a simple black cloth over your your head and the device. Worked for view cameras. Still works for the best FPV experience!
     
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  18. RedHotPoker

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    You can build yourself a simple Sun star shade. A forum friend made his, from an empty Mikes Hard Lemonaid box.;-) yeah, it works great, looks awesome, even folds up.
    When you are done building, refreshments will be served. Hahaha

    RedHotPoker
     
  19. BriRi

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    iPad Pro 9.7 with silicone sleeve that has precut side for keyboard fits perfectly in P4 RC holder
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  20. cappy24

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    hows that ipad pro 9.7 working out for you? any problems connecting? on the fence between that and i ipad mini 4