Tech giant Apple has updated its most popular iPad with support for Apple Pencil to give users the ability to create sketches, jot down notes and make marks on screenshots. The new 9.7-inch iPad features a large Retina display, the A10 Fusion chip and advanced sensors.
First introduced for iPad Pro, Apple Pencil has become a popular tool among students, professionals and creatives and is now available to even more customers. Advanced sensors in the Apple Pencil now measure both pressure and tilt and provide low latency for activities from note taking to illustration in apps like Notability, Pages, Numbers, Keynote and Microsoft Office.
‘Our most popular and affordable iPad now includes support for Apple Pencil, bringing the advanced capabilities of one of our most creative tools to even more users. This iPad also has the power of the A10 Fusion chip, combined with the big, beautiful Retina display, advanced cameras and sensors that enable incredible AR experiences simply not possible on other devices,’ said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s Vice President of Product Marketing.
The new iPad features the Apple-designed A10 Fusion chip with 64‑bit desktop-class architecture, delivering 40 per cent faster CPU and 50 per cent faster graphics performance for seamless multitasking and graphics-intensive apps.
iPad is designed for powerful AR apps with its large Retina display, powerful chip, enhanced cameras and advanced sensors.
The new iPad also acts as a large viewfinder for AR experiences. Its Retina display, powerful chip, enhanced cameras and advanced sensors, including a gyroscope and accelerometer for accurate motion tracking, are designed to support the next generation of AR apps.
The new 9.7-inch iPad features an aluminium unibody construction and ultrafast wireless that can deliver two times faster cellular data connections.
iOS 11 makes iPad more capable than ever with features like enhanced multitasking.
iOS 11 baked into the iPad now introduces new features including the Dock that provides quick access to frequently used apps and documents from any screen and makes it easier to multitask with Split View and Slide Over. Drag and Drop makes moving images, text and files between apps easier than ever.
Pricing and Availability
iPad comes in silver, space grey and a new gold finish and is priced at Rs. 28,000 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and Rs. 38,600 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model.
Apple Pencil is available for purchase separately for Rs. 7,600.
Smart Covers for iPad are available for Rs. 3,400 in charcoal grey, midnight blue, (RED), white and pink sand at Apple Authorised Resellers.