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Apple iPad 7th Gen Goes on Sale in India

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Apple’s new iPad (2019) has gone on sale in India a month after its global launch in Cupertino.  Apple’s newest entry-level 10.2-inch iPad was first announced at the company’s iPhone 11 launch event last month. The iPad comes in both Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi + Cellular models in the country and replaces the 6th-Gen iPad. The tablet brings a traditional bezel-full design with Touch ID and support for keyboard and Apple Pencil. It also ships with the latest iPadOS operating system.

Also, iPad (10.2-inch) comes with support for Apple Pencil (first-gen) and Smart Connector to connect the keyboard. Interested users can purchase the first-generation Apple Pencil for Rs 8,500. You will need to buy it as an additional accessory. Similarly, the Smart Keyboard is also available separately.

Apple iPad (2019) 7th Gen specifications

The iPad (2019) runs iPadOS, and sports a 10.2-inch (2160×1620 pixels ) Retina IPS display with a pixel density of 264ppi, and 500-nit peak brightness. It is powered by the Apple A10 Fusion SoC, alongside the M10 coprocessor. It has been made available in two storage options — 32GB and 128GB.

As for cameras, it features an 8-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.4 aperture. On the front, it bears a 1.2-megapixel camera with an f/.2 aperture. The iPad also supports the Apple Pencil (first generation), and features stereo speakers and dual microphones. Connectivity options on the iPad (2019) include Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v4.0. The Wi-Fi + Celluar model offers GPS and LTE connectivity as well. This model also offers Wi-Fi calling due to the Nano-SIM card slot and eSIM tech.

The iPad (2019) is powered by a 32Whr battery rated to deliver up to 10 hours of Web surfing time on Wi-Fi, and 9 hours on a cellular network. Sensors onboard include the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the bottom bezel, a three-axis gyroscope, an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, digital compass, and a barometer.

Similar to past devices, the new one will also come in two different variants, the Wi-Fi or the LTE model. The Wi-Fi model with 32GB is priced at Rs 29,900 and 128GB variant is at Rs 37,900. The LTE model with 32GB costs Rs 40,900 while the 128GB variant is priced at Rs 48,900. Interested buyers can head to Apple authorized sellers, Amazon India or Flipkart to purchase the new iPad 2019.

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