Apple has just officially announced the 10th generation iPad. This is the new entry-level iPad, and it finally arrives with novo design. It follows the lines first started by the iPad Pro and followed by the iPad Air and iPad mini with reduced and symmetrical margins.
But this will come at a cost for those who buy the new iPad. If the price of the previous generation started in the 399 €this 9th generation model will continue to be on sale but for 449 €. This new 10th generation model starts in 599 €.
10th generation iPad is only compatible with the first generation Apple Pencil
It features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display “perfect for working, creating and communicating”. You will be able to purchase it in four colors: silver, blue, pink and yellow. It is controlled by the A14 Bionic processor that you can find, for example, on the iPhone 12.
It promises to be “a machine at the service of the imagination”. However, it will be only compatible with first generation Apple Pencil. But this will not be able to be loaded directly on the tablet.
10th generation iPad finally arrives with USB-C and stereo speakers
The new 10th generation iPad adopts a USB-C charging port and the first generation Apple Pencil has Lightning output. To charge it directly from the tablet’s port, you’ll have to use the adapter included in the box (plus the Apple Pencil increase to €119)
Another highlight is the fact that this iPad arrives with stereo speakers with a panoramic effect. This way it will be a great device for consuming multimedia content.
It has a 12 MP rear camera for filming and photography. The 12MP ultra-wide-angle front camera features center-framing technology, so you’ll never leave the scene during FaceTime calls or video conferences, or even when recording a video.
Pricing for the new 10th generation iPad
It has Wi-Fi 6 and 5G, if you choose the Cellular version. In addition to the Apple Pencil, the other accessory designed for the new 10th generation iPad is the Magic Keyboard Folio, which you can purchase separately for €299.
As for prices, as already mentioned, the 10th generation iPad starts in 599 € in the base version of 64 GB and Wi-Fi. The 256GB storage version costs 799 €. If you choose the Wi-Fi + Cellular versions, you will have to pay 799 € (64 GB) or 999 € (256 GB).
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