Apple claims that the new more affordable iPad is twice the top-selling Windows laptop, three times faster than the top-selling Android tablet, and six times faster than the top-selling Chromebook.
“We are excited to provide customers with an even more powerful experience with eighth-generation iPads,” said Greg Josvac, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. “With its beautiful 10.2-inch Retina display, A12 Bionic, great cameras boost performance, and more, the new iPad is an incredible value at a time when, more than ever, our customers are powerful and versatile in ways Requires working, playing, learning and connecting with loved ones. “
Shipping with the new iPadOS 14 mobile operating system, the new iPad supports the first-generation Apple Pencil, supports smart keyboards, and offers Gigabit-class LTE as an additional option.
Apple says the new eighth-generation iPad has been made environmentally friendly and supports Apple’s plan to become carbon neutral by 2030.
The new iPad starts at $ 329 or $ 299 for education customers, while the Wi-Fi Plus cellular model costs $ 459. All versions can be ordered today at the Apple online store, with availability starting on Friday.