iPadOS 15 Review: Dropped Expectations!

פורסם בתאריך 7 יול 2021
iPadOS 15 is coming to an iPad near you. Not just the iPad Pro. Any iPad.

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  • Still waiting for a calculator app.

  • 6:39 how do I get row numbers on ipad keyboard?

  • The key word is ipad "PRO" why M1 processor, "for what" to make it more expensive. Oh, Oh, Wait, I know it's a Defective M1 pro chip it can't do much But it is an M1 chip None the less So you can call it still an M1 processeor and the Fame that comes with M1. Naaaa..... I had my hopes it would have been something a lot closer to a laptop I would have had more use for it and maybe change my hole system to apply Ecosystem. So no I won't. Thank you.

  • cbt

  • When Ipads become laptop replacements APPLE will create a new category called MACPAD - you heard it here first folks!

  • Comparison is the thief of joy. Wasn’t that the real line from Roosevelt or something….

  • …are y’all really upset all because of final cut pro?

  • Ipad 15 is hella op and good but my problem is the apps keep crashing including youtube and safari and every loads sooo sloooow *(this is my experience in this update)*

  • Steve Jobs didnt give a shit about cannibalizing products. We'd still be having iPods with WIFI if the financial bozo's were in charge.

  • I wish they removed the app library or at least gave us an option to disable it. It is organized in exactly the opposite way of what I would consider usable

  • have you ever tried to use excel with formulas and simple options formatting? I bet you will cry for sure, its too tough on ipad

  • Apple please 😭 ill pay an extra $500 if you just let this ipad be my laptop replacement. I just want a laptop with touchscreen


  • I am wondering what is the current photo and video editing apps missing on the iPad that creators aren't switching.

  • The first page of my iPad Pro 2020 looks like something our of the ark now.. We can now only have four rows of icon instead or five.Not that it’s that important put looks kinda dated .The only thing I find very useful is being able to copy and paste text in photos.Otherwise in day to day use I wouldn’t really notice any difference.Other than my battery life is now like my old iPad Pro 2018 which suffered at the hands of a large update from Apple.and is now dreadful.I might as well leave it permanently on charge.This time I will not be fooled.I will Waite for the Samsung Tab S8:.Your reviews are guardedly critical of Apple.

  • Even I am struggling to have a day without a laptop and just use iPad, but but but no you can’t! If the company also makes computer then Microsoft also is the company who makes Laptop and Surface Laptop then why can’t apple have Mac OS on iPad now? Just because they want to make money from both the products.

    • Companies always aimed for profit... reality, right?

  • Has anyone having issues with Notes app crashing on MacBook and iPad almost all the times?

  • I would like mention - now the search in files apps remains even if you enters the folder and come back to search.

  • This is the best video to know the new features of iPadOS 15. Thank you MKBHD for always coming up with the review/features videos and showing us how each new feature works!

  • Ipad os 14.8 is very better

  • We’ll the next time you’re chatting to the execs at Apple why not ask them the direct question. What is your plan for iPad and Proffesional apps!!

  • I mean…I’ve used my iPad full time since probably around 2016ish. I’m 2 years into a masters degree almost exclusively using my iPad. Not too shabby. Now, admittedly, I don’t have to produce videos or audio content, but besides that I can do anything and everything I need to. I have made video and audio content in the past. And I do agree, it would be nice to use Apple’s native video/audio software on iPad, Final Cut and Logic Pro. I sold my MacBook earlier this year and doubt I’ll get another.

  • Why would Apple make an IPad that could compete with a MacBoook? When you can just buy a MacBook. Smart😐😀😷

    • iPad pro got macbook power but the OS isn't as flexible as MacOS

  • What's the intro track to this video? The like he gives in the description is not what's playing. Thanks!

  • Also, mouse support is still SO BAD! scrolling with a mouse is really bad, seriously, Apple could have done a better job to make iPadOS compatible with existing devices.

  • we need better keyboard shortcuts, an actual full version of Microsoft Office (their iOS apps are a joke).

  • I know you’re unlikely to see this or even care, but I think apple is in the process of getting the iPad in a place where it can replace laptops, by motivating developers to create apps that are made specifically for the M series chips. So, a developer builds/updates their app to have mac functionality, but in the process, rebuilds or builds new apps that also work on the iPad.

  • Ngl i hate the dots. I use Autodesk sketchbook for drawing and that dot really on the way... And i always slide off the notification bar from the center, it end up open the split app option. I need to get used to it.. but for now it's annoying as hell

  • Champ, love your stuff. I have an iPad 3, so not running anything post ios7-ish on it. I do have two iPhone 12 mini's, The "App Drawer" you mentioned is in ios14 for the iPhone as well. Was it not in iPad OS 14? I noticed you mentioned it as a ios15 upgrade (3:13).

  • They call it a "pro" but dont let it be a "pro" its just got 120hz... cool. since it cant use its power, whats the point

    • Benefit in some editing apps such as export time and stuff, and gaming... At least you can see that Homepage animations smoother.

  • I believe there will be eventually an iPad that can replace a MacBook

    • Nope, they will lose profit on their laptop market... Macbooks are the reason Apple is popular in the first place.

  • I upload this already

  • I always use notes for school

  • Ipad Os will never beat Mac OS. It is Apple marketing. Stop dreaming. 😆

  • Did this new software draws battery life?

  • "Top of the ... FOOD CHAIN !!!" 😁

  • Edit video or photos on external drives... for Christ's sake!

  • *How cool is that **7:26*

  • I don't understand why there still isn't a weather and calculator app. wtf.

  • You look just as disappointed as myself when iPod os15 came out.

  • This ad is nasty dawg

  • I I find the widgets are still not that useful. Still way behind than android ones which are scrollable, like emails, calendar, etc…..

  • Hi Marques - Love your commentary and analysis. You are one thoughtful guy. That said, I don't understand the obsession with making the iPad into a Mac replacement . Why do you want that? We do have Macs, so why build different versions or derivatives of them? Please help me understand. Thanks very much. Roger in Wisconsin

  • They do cannibalize their own products, because if they don't, somebody else will. They just don't think it's time yet for iPad and Mac to merge together.

  • That wall clock is beautiful.

  • I think they are probably waiting until the m-series chips are available across all ipads to allow full sized apps on ipad os

  • Thank you so much, I watched this before changing over, one of the little things I wanted changed was pip being able to get bigger instead of its limited size now. I’m sure that hasn’t changed. Anyway, great, comprehensive video that answered everything I wanted to know, and from a personable , cool guy!

  • Feel same, it looks like Apple is still waiting for something to make ipads a real desktop level of OS

  • Expecting final cut pro on ipad.. . . . . . . Forget it Can’t even make a simple calculator for ipad… don’t know how long it’s gonna take for apple 😩😩 It’s very annoying that even after spending a thousand bucks, I have to take my mobile out everytime for some calculations.. 😤😤

  • IPadOS is not the same! Where is the bookmarks icon in Safari???

  • HOW COOL IS THAT??!!! 😹😂🤨😏

  • Could not have said this any better myself. I completely agree with this assessment.

  • This thing can't even run on an external monitor as expanded desktop. Only 4:3 mirroring. This is a Joke, not Pro.

  • iPad ❤️

  • Why can't we get Final Cut pro on the iPads

  • ☠️BLACK BARON☠️ Where is the standard calculator and weather app?

  • ⭐️

  • Are you advertising for BeastBurger???????????

  • I only have the original iPad

  • iPad updates are always one big disappointment! Hidden features are the only new things…

  • screw it ! ! ! I spent years just rearranging and adjusting app icons to perfectly fit my aesthetic layout. ipadOS 14 have 6 icons in a row both in portrait and landscape mode. But iPadOS 15 have 5 icons in portrait, 6 icons in landscape, even worse, have 4 icons with widgets ! everything is ruined ! screw the widgets! it doesn‘t do any good with my OCD.

  • 4:07 ahh yes, NICE

  • Wow nice

  • That’s why people with lower iPad versions get the better expectations 😹

  • How tf they still didn't add a calculator and weather app bruh

  • Why am I watching this? I don own an iPad 😆 I wish I did, though

  • LOL...while Apple has us chasing their "carrot" their hand remains in your pocket...not mine...refuse to be manipulated...your mileage may vary...enjoy.

  • Ive got a macbook pro and an iPhone but something really feels missing thats why im actually considering to get an air 4 or the iPad 9

  • It’s been really difficult organizing the new home screen after the update

    • I agree I hate the new home screen

  • I updated my iPad yesterday to 15.0 so I watched this video

  • I miss iPadOS 14 home screen

  • Soon they will release a “make it simple fonction” as iOS is becoming more and more complicated… “usine à gaz “ we say in french…

  • you are right, weather app needed for iPad :D

  • android had almost all these features years back , now apple fans are WOW..... Lol

  • But what happened to the today view, i cannot find it at all

  • Ipad pro is just good for my 2 year old watching Peppa pig.

  • Marques, I want to know what you think of the new Surface Laptop Studio

  • Hopefully apple will bring the full Xcode to iPadOS in the future

  • Let's trade your ipad m1 for my ipad 6th generation and then let's see if you want any of the shit you are expecting.

  • The biggest problem is developers like Google not allowing me to have 2 instances of the same app opened at once. What’s the point of using Google Docs if I can’t open 2 of them on my screen?

  • You know who loves a good weather app? Microsoft, surprisingly.

  • I downloaded iOS 15 fast, expecting it to be good…. Damn wish I didn’t for iPad.

  • I wish that I could disable app library.

  • Just upgraded to IPadOS15 my IPad Pro 12.9"... I f*** hate the new home screen, it's awful

  • There's no clock app either on the iPad, like WTF. Went to set my alarm and no where to be found. What the literal F Apple?!

  • I'm so sick of the Apple prison, give us more flexibility with software to do what we want!

  • I have the iPad 6th generation

  • Being someone who’s been looking forward to this update on my iPad Air 2, I’m glad it doesn’t have too much power functionality and just adds stuff like widgets and better multitasking experiences

    • @sourskittlez_97 It surely isn’t 😅. The iPad Air 2 was released back in 2014, so naturally it would struggle to keep up with fancy stuff. That’s why I said I’d be happier if they add the widgets and focus mode stuff etc. while not trying to leverage the higher capabilities of the iPad Pro, because that would be detrimental to people who use older iPads, like me 😄.

    • ...is this sarcasm? I can’t tell.

  • whos here after the ipados 15 came out ?

  • My iPad became 3% to 11% slower after upgrading to iPadOS 15 (from 14). Geekbench 5 scores are 11% slower on single core, 7% on multicore and 3% on Compute. Anyone else?? planned obsolescence from Apple??

  • Where did the time and date go that was at the top left of the Home Screen in iPad OS 14? Now missing in iPad OS 15.

  • I honestly think that the expectations are going to be met but... If apple makes those updates right now, the only devices that would be able to get it are the M1 devices. What it means is that, for example, an ipad pro from 2020 or even 2018 won't be able to run all of those amazing things that users are expecting and if we know one thing about Apple, it is that it prides itself in having devices that are still bested only by their own younger siblings years in the future. That's why I think they didn't do it (yet), even if they probably could for M1 ipad. They will do it in a year or two though, so those devices can run the update as well when we have an M2 or M3 chip already in place.

  • Apple is tricky. To make it appear like its loading pages faster, it slows down scrolling through pages. They photos on their apple event looks so clear but not really so good IRL. Most iPhone or iPad users won’t really know until they use android. Photos are unrealistic and the quality is just bad. Apple is good for productivity but now for fun. I bet the cinematic feature is just a fancy name of controlling depth but overall quality is still bad. We’ll see.

  • Wow, I’m super excited!

  • I like to be able to remove a lot of things from the iPad Pro 12.9 M1. Strip it down to almost nothing.

  • Great

  • ipad os 16.. we now have weather app. How cool is that?

  • It’s almost 2022 and no WhatsApp on iPad so sad!!!!

  • I think the IPad is great for looking at photos and watching videos, including ILaward and I’m sure the iPad Pro 12.9 must be amazing for web browsing and watching movies with the stereo speakers.. IPad is a great product.. something you could only have dreamed of as a kid… I remember those small headrest monitors on car journeys.. That iPad would be a dream cinema screen 📺 😊

  • I’m just thinking out loud. Couldn’t Apple release FCPX in the near future (say, March 2022) on the App Store without any iOS update? Didn’t iOS 15 allows more RAM per app instead of the 4GB per app in prior iOS? It doesn’t have to be with an iOS update right? FCPX is just another App Store app isn’t it?