Apple Announces iPad Pro, with Keyboard and 'Apple Pencil' Stylus [Update]

Apple announced the much-rumored iPad Pro during Wednesday's "Hey Siri" event. The device features a 12.9-inch display with a resolution of 2732 x 2048, and a new processor that Apple said is 1.8 times faster than the processor in the iPad Air 2.

iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Phil Schiller Presents iPad Pro During "Hey Siri" Event

The company also announced a snap-on keyboard accessory called Smart Keyboard. This keyboard snaps on magnetically (think Surface), and it has the same dome-shaped keypad mechanism first used in Apple's MacBook.

Phil Schiller Presents Smart Keyboard During Apple's

Phil Schiller Presents Smart Keyboard During "Hey Siri" Event

Apple also introduced another much-rumored device, an accessory called Apple Pencil. This stylus features a variety of digital and electronic enhancements designed to make iPad Pro and Apple Pencil an amazing tool for artists, CAD designers, and more.

Apple Pencil for iPad Pro

Apple Pencil for iPad Pro

iPad Pro starts at $799 and will be available in November. Smart Keyboard will retail for $169, while Apple Pencil will be $99.

[Update: This article was updated with additional information and images.]