Apple 9.7-inch iPad 2018 With A10 Fusion Chipset Launched

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Apple introduced a new refreshed 9.7-inches iPad 2018 with Apple Pencil support. The new iPad has a similar design to that of last year’s iPad but is powered by the A10 Fusion chip, which is used on the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

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Apple 9.7-inch iPad 2018

The refreshed iPad 2018 supports Apple Pencil, the documentation app, Smart Annotation (still in beta)– which lets users write/edit a document without any hassle. Other than software enhancements, the new iPad features same old Touch ID, HD FaceTime camera.

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It features 8-megapixel rear camera which can record 1080p videos, 10 hours of battery life, runs on iOS 11 and LTE option included. The iBooks author app now lets Teachers stitch digital book together.

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Apple 9.7-inch iPad 2018 Specifications

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  • 9.7 inch (2048×1536 pixels) Fully laminated Retina Display with 264ppi, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, supports Apple Pencil
  • A10 Fusion chip with M10 coprocessor motion coprocessor
  • 32/128GB storage variants
  • 8 MP 1080p camera, f/2.4 aperture, Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • 1.2MP HD front-facing FaceTime HD camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • iOS 11
  • 32.4 watt-hour lithium-polymer battery with up to 10 hours backup
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE (optional), Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and HT80 with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Dimensions: 240x 169.5x 7.5mm; Weight: 469g (WiFi) / 478g (WiFi + Cellular)

The new 9.7 iPad 2018 comes in Silver, Gold, and Space Gray colors, and is priced at USD 329 for consumers and USD 299 for schools without any add-ons. New models will be available to order from today and shipping will start this week.

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It will launch in India through Apple Authorized Resellers in April starting at INR 28000 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and INR 38600 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. Apple Pencil is available for purchase separately for INR 7600.


  • Logitech Crayon stylus priced at USD 49 (roughly INR 3,180 approx).
  • Apple Pencil is priced at USD 89 (roughly INR 5,770 approx) for students.
  • Apple Pencil is priced at USD 99 (roughly INR 6,420 approx) for everyone.


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