The new iPad is fueled by A10 Fusion SoC of Apple, made up of a 12-core GPU and a 6-core CPU. The firm claims that the innovative chipset drives up to 40% better graphics performance and 30% more speeds as compared to the previous generation A9X. In the section of camera, the iPad offers 8 MP rear camera along with aperture f/1.8 and capability of capturing 4K resolution. There is a 1.2 MP front camera, also known as Facetime HD camera, along with the feature of image stabilization as well.
The two versions come with a price tag of $329 as well as $459. If ordered today, they will be shipped with iOS 11 installed in it. In India, the 32 GB Wi-Fi only model has a price tag of Rs 28000 while the Wi-Fi + cellular version has a price tag of Rs 38600.
What’s new with the 9.7-inch iPad of 218 is that it now has support for Apple Pencil. The support for the accessory was, up till now, restricted to the models of iPad Pro. The new variant also supports Logitech’s ‘Crayon’ stylus accessory and Bluetooth keyboard. If you are not aware, Apple never unveils the capacity of the battery of its gadgets but it does unveil the battery time. Similar to that of the 2017 iPad, the new 9.7-inch iPad is also stated to have a web surfing time of 10 Hours on Wi-Fi.
Apple, apart from revealing the latest iPad, also unveiled some education-supported regular and AR apps such as Free Rivers, Froggepedia, and more. The company also issued the Schoolwork, “Shared iPad” program, and other services. The new iPad devices now hold up full-size keyboard of iOS 11 on the screen. Their screens come with 600 Nits of brightness, support for True-tone color, and the ability to play HDR videos.