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(Pocket-lint) - Apple has debuted the new Face ID-enabled iPad Pro at its Special Event in New York. The tablet has a similar "Liquid Retina" LCD display as in the iPhone XR. 

It's available in 12.9 and 11-inch sizes, although the footprint of the 12.9-inch model has reduced significantly. The Pro is now 5.9mm thick and has 25 percent volume than its predecessor (12.9-inch).

The other big change is the move to USB-C and you can charge out of the port as well, so you're able to charge your iPhone (or, presumably, any other phone with USB-C to USB-C).

The tablet is based on the A12X Bionic platform, a version of the A12 Bionic debuted last month in the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR. Apple says that multicore performance has significantly improved with this performance. 

Storage is now available in sizes up to 1TB while there's also support for eSIM, too. That's right, there's no SIM slot now. A new keyboard clips onto the iPad in two places. 

There's now wireless charging from a new Apple Pencil, too. It magnetically attaches to the iPad Pro and auto-pairs. You can also double-tap the Apple Pencil to change tools when in an app like Photoshop. 

In case you missed it, Adobe announced full-fat Photoshop for the iPad last month at Adobe Max: 

Writing by Dan Grabham. Originally published on 30 October 2018.