Apple's cheapest iPad: All you need to know about it

This iPad also has advanced cameras and sensors that enable incredible AR experiences

Apple's cheapest iPad: All you need to know about
By: IANS
Updated: 28 Mar 2018 09:31 AM
Chicago: Apple unveiled a new 9.7-inch iPad that will be available for schools in the US for just $299 ($329 for consumers) and some classroom software.



  • In India, the popular iPad with support for Apple Pencil will be available from April, starting at Rs 28,000.

  • The new iPad features a large retina display, the A10 Fusion chip and advanced sensors that help deliver immersive augmented reality, and provides unmatched portability, ease of use and all-day battery life.

  • "This new 9.7-inch iPad takes everything people love about our most popular iPad and makes it even better for inspiring creativity and learning," Greg Joswiak, Apple's Vice President of Product Marketing, said in a statement.

  • "This iPad also has advanced cameras and sensors that enable incredible AR experiences simply not possible on other devices," he added.

  • The new iPad features the Apple-designed A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, delivering 40 percent faster CPU and 50 percent faster graphics performance for seamless multitasking and graphics-intensive apps.

  • The front- and rear-facing cameras offer exceptional low-light performance and HD video recording for document scanning, moviemaking and "FaceTime" calls.

  • iPad start at Rs 28,000 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and Rs 38,600 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. Apple Pencil is available for purchase separately for Rs 7,600.

  • The new iPad for schools comes with 200GB of free iCloud storage -- up from 5GB.

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