Apple Releases New 9.7-inch iPad Just At $329
Along with the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED special edition, Apple also added a new cheapest 9.7-inch iPad into the iPad family. Simply called the iPad, the new tablet will be the successor to the ageing iPad Air 2 and is priced at $329.
The new iPad will come equipped all the older hardware from Apple with a 9.7-inch Retina Display and the A9 chip appearing on iPhone 6S/6S Plus. The display is brighter than what is seen on the iPad Air 2, but it’s pity as the tablet does not support Apple Pencil or Smart Connector like on the iPad Pro.
As you know, iPad is the most popular tablet in the world and the large, 9.7-inch display variants wins a lot of customers’ affection as they can serves very well for surfing the web, making FaceTime calls, and entertainments.
“New customers and anyone looking to upgrade will love this new iPad for use at home, in school, and for work, with its gorgeous Retina display, our powerful A9 chip, and access to the more than 1.3 million apps designed specifically for it.” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
Other specs still remains the same as the iPad Air 2: a Li-Po 7340 mAh for up to 10-hour usage, a Touch ID embedded inside the Home button, Wi-Fi ac/LTE configurations, 8MP main snapper, 1.2MP front-facing HD camera, 2GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard memory. The new tablet will slightly thicker and heavier than the iPad Air 2 as its dimension is at 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm and weighs in at 469g for the standard version and 478g for the Wi-Fi and LTE model. Unlike the iPad Pro, the new iPad does not come equipped the quad stereo speakers. The new 9-7 inch iPad will go on sale in Silver, Gold, and Space Gray color options, with the surprisingly white Apple logo in all the models.
The new tablet will be available in the US market from Friday, March 24 with the starting price $329 for the Wi-Fi only model, and $459 for the Wi-Fi + LTE model. The new iPad will also land on in more than 20 countries from April.