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The new seventh-generation iPad has a wider 10.2-inch display compared to the previous model's 9.7-inch display and a connector for Apple's Smart Keyboard . Note, however, that it offers the same A10 processor as the previous 9.7-inch model first introduced in 2016 for the iPhone 7 ($ 200 at Walmart) .
The new iPad will be available on September 30, but Apple is already accepting pre-orders. If you are looking for the most affordable tablet in the market, here is a guide on how to keep one in your hands.
7th Generation iPad Prices
Apple's new iPad costs $ 329 for the 32GB Wi-Fi model and $ 459 for the LTE-enabled 32GB mobile model. If the memory is increased to 128 GB, the total cost of each configuration increases by $ 100. Educational discounts bring the starting price to $ 300.
In the UK, iPads cost from £ 349, LTE models from £ 479. In Australia, prices start at AU $ 529 and AU $ 689 for LTE.
What's the difference between this and the 6.7-inch 6th generation model from 2018?
Not much. As mentioned earlier, the larger 10.2-inch Retina display that replaces the 9.7-inch screen that has been used since the first generation iPad in 2010. The new iPad now has a docking port for the Apple Smart Keyboard for $ 159, but both models seem to have the same A10 processor. If you are satisfied with your 9.7 inch model, you should not be in a hurry to upgrade.
Will the price for this also drop to $ 250?
Time will tell, but that was de facto the price of the 9.7-inch iPad since it came on the market in March 2018. And aside from this little extra screen area, the new model and the previous one look almost interchangeable – so for the 32 GB version of both, we would not pay more than $ 250. For this purpose do not buy.
Where can I get one?
Apple's new iPad can now be pre-ordered from Apple. Pre-orders will start on September 30th, when the devices are available in stores. In addition, B & H and Best Buy have now listed the new 10.2-inch models on their websites. You can expect the new iPads to be available from September 30 through all authorized Apple dealers including Amazon, Target and Walmart.
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Will there be a new operating system?
Yes, the new devices are shipped with ($ 140 on Amazon) can be updated for free from September 30th.Apple's latest update for its mobile operating system tailored specifically for iPads. Models from the old iPad Air
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