Apple has unveiled its new iPhone range but in amongst all the furore, a new iPad was also announced. It's coming out later this month so here's what you need to know about it.
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The upcoming seventh-generation iPad comes jam-packed with new features after the series has largely remained the same for some years.
It will sport a 10-inch screen, replacing the sixth-generation's 9.7-inch display. If taking selfies on your iPad is your flex, you'll be glad to know it comes with a 8MP camera with HDR so you'll come out looking reasonably crisp given it's a tablet.
The new iPad now fully supports a smart keyboard if that's what you feel previous generations were missing.
Importantly, it's a whole lot cheaper than the iPhone models, let alone any MacBook entries, so it's a good entry point for those wanting to utilise Apple's architecture without selling everything they own.
The 32GB model is retailing for $529 for the WiFi model and $729 for the Wi-Fi and cellular model when it drops later this month. It's bigger companion, the 128GB starts at $689 for the WiFi model and $889 for the WiFi and cellular model.
It comes in silver, gold and space grey.
- Dimensions: 9.8" x 6.8" x 0.29", 483 grams (WiFi model), 493 grams (cellular model)
- Display: 10.2-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, 2160-by-1620-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi), 500 nits brightness, fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, supports Apple Pencil (1st generation)
- CPU: A10 Fusion chip with 64‑bit architecture, embedded M10 coprocessor
- Camera: 8-megapixel, ƒ/2.4 aperture, panorama (up to 43 megapixels), HDR
- Video: 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps, slow‑motion video support for 720p at 120 fps, 3× video zoom
- Sensors: Touch ID, three‐axis gyro, accelerometer, barometer, ambient light sensor
- Battery: 32.4‐watt‐hour rechargeable lithium‑polymer battery, up to 10 hours on WiFi model and 9 hours for cellular model
Apple's seventh-generation iPad launches in Australia on September 30 from $529. Pre-orders are now available.
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