Reviewers Liked

  • Powerful M2 chip
  • 5G works well
  • Brilliant 12.9-inch XDR display
  • Pencil Hover is a neat trick
  • IPadOS 16.1 edges closer to Mac-style flexibility
  • Very good battery life

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Stage Manager is still buggy
  • Expensive accessories
  • Not much different from iPad Pro 2021
  • Performance is there, but apps need to tap into it