Apple unveiled the new iPad with an all-screen design and a huge 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display today. The A14 Bionic chip in the new iPad provides even quicker performance with amazing power efficiency for demanding workloads while still enabling all-day battery life.
An Ultra Wide 12MP front camera situated along the iPad’s landscape edge for an even better video calling experience, as well as an upgraded 12MP back camera to capture clean, vibrant photographs and 4K video, have been updated. A USB-C connector accommodates a wide range of accessories, Wi-Fi 6 provides even quicker connections, and cellular variants provide ultrafast 5G connectivity to keep users connected on the go.
The all-new Magic Keyboard Folio, designed particularly for the new iPad, offers an exceptional typing experience, a click-anywhere trackpad, and a versatile two-piece design. iPad provides users more ways to be creative and productive with iPadOS 16 and support for Apple Pencil (1st generation). The new iPad is available for pre-order today and will be available in shops on Wednesday, October 26.
Apple said the gadget will also support the first-generation Apple Pencil and a $249 Magic Keyboard Folio. For the time being, this iPad will not replace the entry-level model with the broad bezels and home button. Instead, it is being marketed alongside it at a greater price. The new iPad starts at $449 for a 64GB model, whereas the previous generation starts at $329. The new iPad is available in four different colors: blue, pink, yellow, and silver.
What Exciting New Features Adds iPadOS 16
iPadOS 16 adds additional productivity and collaboration tools, allowing users to get even more done on their iPad.
- Users can now modify or unsend recently sent messages, recover recently deleted messages, and mark discussions as unread so they can return to them later. There are also new collaboration tools in Messages that make it easier to initiate and manage collaborative projects.
- Freeform, a powerful new productivity tool embedded into iPadOS with a customizable canvas and full Apple Pencil support, allows users to see, share, and collaborate in one location.
- iCloud Shared Photo Library allows users to conveniently and automatically share photos with up to six family members.
- Safari now includes shared Tab Groups for viewing the web with others, and passkeys make browsing even more secure.
- Users in Mail can now plan emails ahead of time and even stop delivery of a message before it reaches a recipient’s inbox.
- The Weather app is coming to iPad, intended to take full advantage of the gorgeous display with beautiful animations, and users can see the most crucial weather information with only a tap.
- Live Text recognizes text in photos across the system using on-device intelligence, and the capability is now available in video, making text entirely interactive in stopped video frames. With a single press, users may now pluck the topic from an image or isolate a subject by removing the background.