Apple is updating the entry-level iPad for $ 329 with a sooner chip and 64GB of storage
Apple announced a modest update to its entry-level iPad at the company’s product event on Tuesday. The tablet’s design hasn’t changed, but the new model swaps out the A12 chip for the newer A13, which Apple says is “up to 20%” faster than the previous chip. The new iPad costs $ 329, the same price as the previous model, although the storage has been increased from 32GB to the much cheaper 64GB.
Apple is also bringing a handful of iPad Pro features to the cheapest iPad. The new 12-megapixel front camera supports the “Center Stage” function, which can shift the camera’s perspective while moving. While the rear-view camera appears to remain unchanged, both the front and rear-view cameras benefit from the improved image signal processor (ISP) in the A13. The tablet’s 10.2-inch screen also supports True Tone, which adjusts the color temperature of the screen to match the lighting of the room you are in.
An overview of the functions of the new iPad.
The new $ 329 iPad is available for pre-order today and is available on September 24th. The Wi-Fi + Cellular model of the tablet starts at $ 459, and a 256GB model will go for $ 479 with Wi-Fi and $ 609 with cellular.
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