Newly iPad is inexpensive, thicker and also more powerful

Published On 14-April-2017

Not iPad Air. Not iPad Pro and also not iPad Mini. Only iPad.

The latest tablet by apple has touched down, and the new iPad slides in below the iPad Pro duo of the company.

The newly launched Apple tablet is available in 32GB and 128GB storage sizes as well as along with the option of either Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and Cellular. The newly launched iPad is of the same height and width just like the iPad Air 2 that it replaces (240 x 169.5mm), however it is also a bit thicker at 7.5mm (rather than 6.1mm).

The tablet is also put on a bit of weight, along with the Wi-Fi only model angling the scales at 469g (1.03 pounds) as well as the 4G connected option coming in at 478g (1.05 pounds).

At the front of the tablet there is a 9.7 inches Retina display along accompanied by the 2048 x 1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch, which is similar to the iPad Pro 9.7 and iPad Air 2.

In terms of design, there is not much new either. This newly launched tablet by Apple comes along with the lightning port, home button accompanied by the Touch ID and three color choices: silver, gold and also space gray.

Slight speed boost

Underneath, the new iPad comes accompanied by the A9 chip (along with an embedded M9 coprocessor), which should provide it a slight bump in performance over its predecessor and also Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 along with the nanoSIM tray (if you select it for the cellular model).

The price of the newly launched iPad begins at $329 (£339, AU$469) for the 32GB Wi-Fi-only tablet, and raises all the way up to $559 (£559, AU$799) for 128GB, Wi-Fi & cellular model.

The newly launched tablet is now available for sale. You can buy it now. 

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