New iPad 2018 9.7-inch Apple cheaper and compatible with the Apple Pencil

New iPad 2018 9.7-inch Apple cheaper and compatible with the Apple Pencil

The expected new Apple iPad is now a reality. We thought about a very affordable model to popularize its use in education and stand up to Google Chromebooks but finally, we are facing a basic renovation of the classic 9.7-inch model that has included support for Apple Pencil and that reduces its price by 60 dollars compared to the launch price of the basic iPad of the previous generation.

Datasheet of the new iPad 2018New iPad

With no changes to the design or the screen, the new 9.7-inch iPad 2018 focuses its improvements on two points: the new A10 Fusion processor , one step lower than the one mounted on the iPad Pro, and the added support for be able to use an Apple Pencil , functionality that until now was limited to the Pro models of Apple tablets. Check this content also

These developments are in addition to what we already knew about Apple’s cheapest iPad: 9.7-inch screen with a resolution of 2,048 × 1,536 pixels (264 PPI), enough power for its large ecosystem and a battery of more than 10 hours of autonomy. Continue reading- MEET THE NEW APPLE MAC ACCESSORIES


PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 millimeters

469 grams only WiFi

478 grams WiFi + LTE

SCREEN                9.7 inches compatible with Apple Pencil

RESOLUTION      2048 x 1536 pixels (264 ppi)

PROCESSOR        Apple A10 Fusion

RAM      2 GB

MEMORY             32 GB (not expandable)

SENSORS             Touch ID

Gyroscope 3D



Ambient light


CONNECTIVITY  Bluetooth 4.2

Wi-Fi (802.11a / b / g / n / ac)


CAMERAS            Rear of 8 MP, front of 5 MP

BATTERY              32.4 watts / hour (not removable)

PRICE    From 435 dollars

Models and prices of the new iPad

As is often the case with Apple, the new 9.7-inch iPad can be purchased from this week and can be booked from today.

The basic version, with 32 GB of internal memory and only Wifi, has a price of 435 dollars, (last year’s model was launched at 500 dollars) while the model with SIM goes up to 600 dollars. There are no other versions except for the colors: silver, space gray, and a new gold finish. If the purchase is made by an educational center, there will be a discount, usually around 40 dollars less per unit. Keep reading

The new iPad 2018 improves its interior and adds support for the Pencil, including discounts for schoolsNew iPad

The Pencil, sold separately at a cost of 120 dollars, is not included in the price of the new iPad. Also in educational centers, it can be purchased at a discount. Regarding the covers with the keyboard, compatible with this new iPad 2018 will have a quite interesting price: 50 dollars in charcoal gray, night blue, (RED), white and pink sand.

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