(Pocket-lint) - Apple has made astatine slightest 1 astonishment announcement during its California Streaming motorboat event - a caller iPad is present available.
A caller exemplary of the modular Apple iPad has been updated with the A13 Bionic processor, offering 20 per cent faster CPU and GPU performance.
It besides gets a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera connected the front, with the Center Stage diagnostic from the iPad Pro. This makes definite the camera is ever targeted connected the user, adjacent erstwhile they determination around.
It works wrong respective video apps, specified arsenic Zoom, not conscionable FaceTime.
Truetone has besides been added to its 10.2-inch Retina display, which is simply a archetypal for an entry-level iPad.
As with the erstwhile model, the archetypal procreation Apple Pencil is supported connected the caller iPad. Battery beingness is akin - claimed to past each day.
Apple has opened pre-orders for the caller iPad already, with shipping to commencement adjacent week. It's priced astatine $329 for the basal mentation with 64GB of storage. Schools tin acquisition it a spot cheaper.
In each honesty, we weren't expecting immoderate iPad launches during the streaming event, conscionable iPhones, possibly a caller Apple Watch, and AirPods 3. Still, it's a precise invited surprise.
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published connected 14 September 2021.