During today’s “California Streaming” event, Apple announced a new 10.2-inch iPad with a 12MP ultrawide camera, center stage apps and keyboard, and Apple Pencil support.
The new iPad’s A13 Bionic chip will be 20% faster than the previous iPad. It launched with the new iOS 15 and features multitasking, widgets in apps, Quick Note, and the Translate app that translates languages in real time. These features and updated pricing make it a suitable purchase for students at $299.
Some other features to look out for include Apple True Tone, which uses advanced sensors to adjust color and intensity to match ambient light, and Live Text, which uses AI to recognize text in photos. for which the user can take action.
The enclosure for all new iPads will be made from 100% recycled aluminum. The new color options include Space Gray and Silver.
Pricing is $329 for the 64GB version with Wi-Fi ($299 for teachers). The Wi-Fi + Cellular model starts at $459. 256GB option also available