NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) refreshed some of its lesser-known products at a New York event on Tuesday, adding iPhone features like facial recognition to the iPad Pro and faster processors and better displays to some Mac computers that had gone years without a major update.
The Cupertino, California, company introduced new versions of the iPad Pro, its higher-end tablet that competes with Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) Surface, with thinner bezels and more screen space, along with the face unlock system found on Apple’s newer iPhones.
Prices for the iPad Pros increased to $799 and $999 for 11- and 12.9-inch models, though Apple plans to keep an older 10.5-inch version on sale for $649.
Same features just change in the camera CPU and other parts. Prices raised from last year and more of the same.