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I ordered a new iPad Pro several weeks ago and it鈥檚 been back ordered all that time. Now Apple has announced a new iPad Air which costs a lot less and also has pretty much everything the Pro does (that I care about) but doesn鈥檛 ship for another month. I鈥檇 have probably chosen a different device to buy if I鈥檇 known how this would be.

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But, when I bought it I also got a pretty big discount on AirPods Pro which I鈥檓 enjoying and I think the iPad Pro vs Air cost difference is about the same as the AirPods discount. So it all works out I guess?

(Yes it鈥檚 price ratcheting and it鈥檚 annoying but whatever.)

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Also the feature differences between the Air and Pro are enough that I don鈥檛 mind having them.

New Air looks like it might be a bit faster but honestly CPU speed isn鈥檛 the big driving factor for me on an iPad, as long as its fast enough for drawing and basic video stuff (and the iPad Pro is plenty fast).

Plus, FaceID is still a lot nicer than TouchID, at least on an iPad which I鈥檓 mostly using indoors and maskless.

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I do wonder if the side TouchID button on the Air is a sign of things to come with the next iPhone. Or maybe they鈥檒l finally borrow another thing from Google and put it on the back. The touch sensor placement is approximately the only thing I actually like about the Nexus 5X.

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Also I鈥檓 vaguely tempted to upgrade my watch to get the SPO2 meter. Seems especially useful these days. But I just upgraded my watch a year ago and that鈥檚 a lot of money just to get one nice-to-have feature.

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I also give entirely no fucks about Apple One or Fitness+.

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