|Also known as||7th generation iPad, iPad 2019, The new 10.2 inch iPad|
|Release date||September 30, 2019|
|Introductory price||$329 (USD)|
|System-on-chip used||Apple A10 with 64-bit architecture and Apple M10 motion co-processor|
|Storage||32 or 128 GB|
|Display||10.2 inches (260 mm) 2,160 × 1,620 px (264 ppi) with a 4:3 aspect ratio|
|Input||Multi-touch screen, headset controls, M10 motion co-processor, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, Touch ID fingerprint reader, barometer|
|Camera||Front: 1.2 MP, 720p HD, ƒ/2.2 aperture|
Rear: 8.0 MP AF, iSight with Five Element Lens, Hybrid IR filter, video stabilization, face detection, HDR, ƒ/2.4 aperture
|Dimensions||250.6 mm (9.87 in) H|
174.1 mm (6.85 in) W
7.5 mm (0.30 in) D
|Mass||Wifi: 483 g (1.065 lb) |
Wifi + Cellular: 493 g (1.087 lb)
The iPad (officially seventh-generation iPad) is a tablet computer developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It features an 10.2-inch Retina display powered by an Apple A10 Fusion processor and is the successor to the 9.7-inch 2018 iPad. The device was revealed on September 10, 2019 and is set for release on September 30, 2019.
The iPad has support for Apple Pencil and a smart keyboard connector. It is targeted towards the budget and educational markets with an MSRP of $329 USD for consumers and $299 USD for school educators/students.
Rumors centering around a successor to the 2018 iPad began to surface in the first half of 2019, when seven iPad models were registered on the Eurasian Economic Commission, a database known for providing hints about upcoming devices to be released by Apple. One of the models was believed to be a new entry-level iPad, which would allegedly have minor design upgrades as compared to the 2018 iPad. Several sources have claimed that the new model would feature a dual-lens rear camera and that its screen size may measure 10.2 inches, up from the 9.7-inch screen size of previous iPad models. Reports from BGR also claimed that the device could begin its mass production in July 2019, with a predicted release date of around the third quarter of that year.
The iPad was then revealed by Apple on September 10, 2019, at the Steve Jobs Theater with a scheduled release date of September 30 of that year. It was announced to retail at a starting price of $329 in the United States.
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This iPad has been extensively criticized for a lack of upgrades over the previous generation iPad, especially for using the same Apple A10 Fusion chip as its predecessor. Many people, including critics and leakers alike, had expected this iPad to at the very least be equipped with the Apple A11 Bionic chip, considering the approximately 18 month gap between the release of this iPad and the 2018 version; the gap between the iPad 2018 and the iPad 2017, which used the Apple A9 chip, was only around 12 months.
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