Apple Introduces New iPad For $329; It Is A Simple And Affordable Device; What To Look Out For

22 Mar '17 05:30AM

Apple introduced the new iPad on Tuesday with more powerful chip and it costs $329, which is even lesser than iPad Air 2. The 9.7-inch device comes with standard 32GB internal storage and Wi-Fi only option, and it has a variant with 4G LTE enabled which priced at $459. Interestingly, the new tablet from the tech giant will replace the old iPad Air 2.

The price of the new device is $70 lesser than the iPad Air 2 making it an attractive deal. But, what about the other specifications of the tablet? The initial reports confirm that the device is looking quite similar to the 2014 iPad Air 2. However, the device has lost its anti-reflective coating while getting the transformation. Also, the display does not have a cover glass that is laminated. The new tablet has an impressive A9 chip, but it is at least 20 percent thicker than the iPad Air 2.

Additionally, the device has got a fingerprint sensor like all the latest devices. The retina display of the device brighter than previous iPads, and it comes in three different colors namely gold, gold and space gray. The new iPad will be available for sale from March 24 across U.S. and 20 other countries. People who wanted to buy a new tablet or wanted to replace the previous iPads can look for this device. Still, many industry analysts predict that many people may think to continue with their old iPad Air2.

The decline in sales of tablet devices in the recent years was worrisome for all the mobile manufacturers. It is found that people are not interested in upgrading to the new devices frequently like smartphones. In the last quarter of 2016, Apple reported its tablet sales dropped consecutively for the 12th quarter, and this shows the market trend. Apple also introduced a red color iPhone 7 and a 128 GB version of iPhone SE in the event.

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