IPad (2018) Now Available in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Joanna Estrada
April 20, 2018

The new 9.7-inch iPad was launched by Apple at an event in Chicago in March with a focus on education.

In India, the new iPad will be available through Apple Authorised Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary) apart from Flipkart. The new iPad will be available in silver, space gray and a new gold finish. The 2018 iPad is available for purchase from various offline partners as well as Flipkart.

The Wi-Fi + Cellular model is priced at Rs 38,600 for the 32GB capacity and Rs 46,300 for the 128GB capacity. Additionally, Flipkart has offer through Axis Bank credit card where users can get extra 5 per cent off. There is no-cost EMI option which will start at Rs 3,112.

Apple last month announced an all-new iPad refresh for 2018 with a few iterational updates to the previous edition, but with an emphasis on its use as an educational device. As far as cameras are concerned, the Apple iPad comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with a f/2.4 aperture.

The new iPad for schools comes with 200GB of free iCloud storage - up from 5GB.

Apple pencil was first introduced for iPad Pro, which later became very popular among students, creatives, including professionals for its natural drawing experience. The 6th Generation model retains the same 9.7-inch Retina display from the old model. "This iPad also has the power of the A10 Fusion chip, combined with the big, lovely Retina display, advanced cameras and sensors that enable incredible AR experiences simply not possible on other devices". The Apple tablet also houses a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, which is a FaceTime HD camera with a f/2.2 aperture. As other iPads, there's a Wi-Fi only model and a Wi-Fi + Cellular version of the new iPad. It comes with a built-in 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery and Apple is promising up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music with a single charge. The iPad also sports a Touch ID biometric sensor and comes with an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, and a three-axis gyroscope. The new model also comes preloaded with iOS 11.3 as its operating system.

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