Apple iPad 6th generation is most likely to go on sale in India from today, following its launch in Chicago during March end. The refreshed version of Apple iPad features the 9.7-inch display along with support for Apple pencil. The new model has a large retina display, the A10 Fusion chip with 64‑bit desktop-class architecture, 40 percent faster CPU and 50 percent faster graphics performance to enhance user experience. It will be available in silver, space gray and a new gold finish. The smart covers will be available in charcoal grey, midnight blue, red, white and pink sand.
The starting price is Rs28,000 for the 32GB Wi-Fi model with the top-end model available at Rs 46,300 for the 128GB Wi-Fi+cellular variant. 32GB Wi-Fi+Cellular model will cost you Rs 38,600, and for 128GB Wi-Fi the cost is Rs 35,700.
Apple pencil was first introduced for iPad Pro, which later became very popular among students, creatives, including professionals for its natural drawing experience.
The new iPad has a five-element 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.4 aperture and can record 1080p HD video. It also has M10 coprocessor embedded, to support augmented reality (AR) apps. Apple’s App Store offers AR apps ranging from education, learning, and games.
Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing, stated in a press release during its launch, “iPad is our vision for the future of computing and hundreds of millions of people around the world use it every day at work, in school and for play. This new 9.7-inch iPad takes everything people love about our most popular iPad and makes it even better for inspiring creativity and learning,”
He said, “Our most popular and affordable iPad now includes support for Apple Pencil, bringing the advanced capabilities of one of our most creative tools to even more users. This iPad also has the power of the A10 Fusion chip, combined with the big, beautiful Retina display, advanced cameras and sensors that enable incredible AR experiences simply not possible on other devices.”