Apple’s latest 9.7-inch iPad is supposed to hit India at some point in April, with the brand’s website just stating that it’s coming soon. Flipkart has now decided to go ahead and put the tablet up for pre-orders, revealing the release date of the device to be April 20 in the process.
To recall, the 9.7-inch iPad (2018) was launched at the end of March as Apple’s cheapest iPad. The company is trying to appeal to the education sector with the tablet, bundling it with Apple Pencil support. This honor has been reserved only for the brand’s high-end tablets till date.
The 9.7-inch iPad (2018) starts at a Rs 28000 price tag for the 32GB Wi-Fi only model and pushes forward to Rs 38600 for the 128GB Wi-Fi only variant. The cost climbs to Rs 35700 for the Wi-Fi + 4G iteration and finishes up at Rs 46300 for the 128GB Wi-Fi + 4G option.
Specifications of the 9.7-inch iPad (2018):
– Display: 9.7-inch, 2048 × 1536 pixels
– OS: iOS 11
– CPU: A10 Fusion
– Battery: 32.4Wh
– Camera: 8MP rear, 1.2MP front
– Memory: 32GB/128GB
– Size: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5mm
– Weight: 469g (Wi-Fi), 478g (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
– Connectivity: 4G LTE, nano-SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, GLONASS, GPS, Wi-Fiac
Your expenses won’t end there though, as Apple sells the Apple Pencil separately at Rs 7600. If you decide to buy a Smart Cover with your new iPad, the figure will rise by Rs 3400. You can buy the 9.7-inch iPad (2018) Wi-Fi only here and the Wi-Fi + 4G here. It’s being sold in Silver, Space Grey, and Gold colors.