iPad Pro 9.7" and Raise to Wake?

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  1. lagwagon Suspended

    lagwagon

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    So far on the iPhone side the new Raise to Wake seems to only be enabled on the 6s, 6s+ and SE. Speculation has been due to the M9 coprocessor.

    The iPad Pro 12.9" has the M9 coprocessor but does not include the M9 specific features (such as Always On Hey Siri, and now Raise to Wake) for whatever reason unknown to me. (M9 should mean it has M9 features)

    The 9.7" Pro does however include Always On Hey Sir (again strange that one device with M9 can and another can't.) Can anyone who has the 9.7" Pro and iOS 10 installed confirm if it does also include Raise to Wake?
     
  2. RadioGaGa1984 Suspended

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    Raise to wake is not enabled on my iPad Pro 9.7
     
  3. lagwagon thread starter Suspended

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    Thanks for the reply.

    Makes me wonder then if the feature just isn't fully enabled on all devices yet for this Developer Preview 1 build and perhaps not just an M9 only thing. (Because the M7 and M8 also are still on when the device is locked for tracking steps and stairs)

    Perhaps it only was enabled for 6s, 6s+ and SE just so they could show it on stage at the keynote.
     
  4. RadioGaGa1984 Suspended

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    It also has to do with the Touch ID 2 people complained it was too fast. I think its only going to be and iPhone 6s feature. Until new hardware
     
  5. lagwagon thread starter Suspended

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    iPhone SE has Raise to Wake and doesn't have the quicker Touch ID 2.

    So that can't be the determining factor. Also swipe to unlock is gone on all devices, which is part of their Touch ID being too quick "solution" even on devices that do not have the newer v2 one or even Touch ID at all.
     
  6. RadioGaGa1984 Suspended

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    This is all true so hmmm. Must be an iPhone only thing then. Reasons unknown to me.
     
  7. Abazigal macrumors 604

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    It's possible that Apple feels "raise to wake" simply doesn't make sense on an iPad.

    The expected use case is an iPhone user taking the phone out of his pocket and raising it to his eye level, or picking the iPhone up from a table. This is the sort of motion "raise to wake" is programmed to look out for, the same way you raise your wrist to look at your watch. You are more likely to be using your iPad on a flat surface. There is less motion involved, and so said feature is less likely to be triggered.
     
  8. Loge macrumors 68020

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    I think that makes sense; I don't want to be that guy wafting my iPad around like an idiot.
     
  9. canesalato macrumors 6502a

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    I think raise to wake on an iPad might not be very practical, but maybe I'm wrong. =)
     
  10. ielessar macrumors regular

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    Maybe because the way you hold your iPad to your face is a bit slower compared to that of the iPhone, and thus, the sensor won't know your actually holding it up? This happens sometimes with my Apple Watch.

    I could be wrong though.
     
  11. James.K.Polk macrumors 6502a

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    I really like the idea of it, but I don't think we'll see it, unfortunately. Send feedback to Apple maybe?
     
  12. LCPepper macrumors regular

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    This would be useful on the iPad... But seen as Apple seems to be neglecting iOS for iPad... Who knows if we will ever see it?
     
  13. Wando64 macrumors 6502

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    Does anybody use the iPad without a Smart Cover?
    Raise to wake with a magnetic cover is completely pointless. My iPad is always on the moment I open the cover.
    Obviously much more useful on the iPhone.
     

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