Apple 9.7-inch iPad (2018) pre-orders now open on Flipkart; prices start at Rs 28000

Here's how much you'll pay for the new 9.7-inch iPad in South Africa

New Apple 9.7-inch iPad goes on pre-order via Flipkart; price starts Rs. 28000

Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad has gone up for pre-orders in India via Flipkart.

The iPad (2018) sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera on the front with an f/2.2 aperture. Likewise, the company launched the new versions of GarageBand and Clips alongside the iPad (2018) that are specifically designed for kids. In terms of connectivity, you'll get 4G LTE and A-GPS (on the Wi-Fi + Cellular model), as well as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and a Lightning port.

To ensure smooth performance, the iPad (2018) runs on an A10 Fusion chip with an embedded M10 coprocessor.

Specifications-wise, the iPad (2018) is quite similar to the iPad (2017). Announced at the company's Education launch event late last month, the new 9.7-inch iPad comes with support for Apple Pencil which was till date compatible with iPad Pro. It features a Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

Stay updated with latest technology news & gadget reviews. It is powered by Apple's A10 fusion chipset, and comes with TouchID support for biometric authentication.

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However, if you already own a 9.7-inch iPad, there might be a less compelling case to upgrade, although we think stylus support will be a strong argument in the eyes of many - including this author, who is genuinely mulling their first ever iPad upgrade. Apple iPad 9.7-inch with Apple Pencil support - specifications The 2018 Apple iPad 9.7-inch device sports the same design language as its predecessor that came out in March a year ago.

The iStore is offering the device in three colours, namely silver, space grey and gold, and two storage options: 32GB and 128GB. It's available to order now, and is available now. The 32 GB Wi-Fi only model is priced at INR 28,000, and the 32 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular variant is priced at INR 35,700.

Flipkart has listed the 9.7-inch iPad (2018) in both 32GB and 128GB storage options.

However, Apple has teased discounts for schools. The Apple Pencil will be available for purchase separately at Rs. 7,600. However, for now, there is no word regarding when these accessories will be made available for the consumers in India. If you have an older iPad, iPhone, or any smartphone lying in your house, you will be able to receive exchange discount of up to Rs.16,000 on the iPad (2018).

You can add AppleCare+ coverage for an additional £69.

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