The new 9,7-inch iPad that Apple introduced today supports the use of a stylus (Apple Pencil), runs on an A10 Fusion chip, has an 8-megapixel camera and much more. Price starts at $ 299 for students…
Apple announced an up-to-date one 9,7-inch iRad that, as mentioned above, is aimed at schools, students and teachers. Supports Apple Pencil and other educational tools.
Apple has unveiled the new tablet at a Chicago public high school. The goal of the new device is to compete with Google's Chrome OS in the educational market battle.
"The new 9,7-inch iRad brings what people love to our popular iRad and makes it even better," said Greg Joswiak, Apple's marketing spokesman.
Apple has additionally Apple Apple Pencil also has Apple's A10 Fusion chip based on the 64 bit architecture.
The company reports that A10 Fusion will 40% more CPU speed and 50% faster graphics performance compared to the previous 9,7 inch iPad.
Other features of the new iPad:
9,7 inch Retina display (resolution 2048 × 1536)
Apple Pencil support
Bluetooth Keyboard Support
Camera with 8 megapixel backlight
HD FaceTime camera
TouchID fingerprint scanner
10 battery life hours
Free storage in iCloud 200GB for students
iOS 11 with educational applications
The new iPad will support LTE connectivity on 300MBps so that students and teachers can access applications even when they are not connected to Wi-Fi.
Apple naturally dared to compare the new iPad with a computer:
If the computer were invented today, what would it look like? He would be strong enough for any job. It would be mobile so you could take it anywhere. And so intuitive that you could use it any way you wanted, with a touch, a keyboard or even a pencil. In other words, it would not really be a "computer". It would be the new iPad. "
Apple said at the event that the new 9,7-inch iRad will be available this week and calls the new device "our affordable iPad". During the event, Apple announced that the iPad will cost $ 299 for schools and $ 329 for consumers.
- 32GB Wi-Fi $ 329
- 128GB Wi-Fi $ 429
- 32GB Wi-Fi and mobile data connection $ 459
- 128GB Wi-Fi and Data Link Mobile 559 Dollars
The Apple Pencil stylus will cost extra 99 dollars (sic).
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