Apple has unveiled two entry level iPads alongwith iPhone 13 series and wearables in the September 2021 launch event. The iPads include iPad Mini and iPad 10.2. The company has brought some major changes and updates in new iPads.
iPad 10.2 2021
Apple’s new 10.2 inches iPad upgraded to Bionic A13 from A12 Bionic in the model launched last year. The bezels and display size is unchanged. It is comes with first generation Apple Pencil.
The base storage in the Apple iPad 10.2 is now increased up to 64GB. The rear camera stays same but with enhanced photography experience. On the other hand, the front camera is upgraded to 120-degree ultrawide lens and a 12MP sensor.
The iPad 10.2 will come in Space Grey and Silver colors and wifi model comes at the price tag of $239, while the cellular variant starts at $459. The iPad 10.2 will be available for sales from 24th September 2021.
iPad Mini 6 2021
The Apple iPad Mini 6 is also launched in the event with a complete change in its design. It has flat edges and curved corners of the screen. The screen size is increased to 8.3 inches from 7.9 inches in old one. The iPad has Home Button which is embedded in touch ID instead of power button and fingerprint sensor.
The iPad is featured with TrueTone and has 500 nits of brightness. As for multimedia, the iPad Mini 6 is provided with landscape oriented stereo speakers. The Apple also provides 2nd generation Apple Pencil which is attached on the side with magnet.
The iPad Mini 6 is equipped with latest generation chipset A15 Bionic with 40% consumption power and 80% leap in GPU performance as compared to previous iPad.
As for the camera specifications in iPad Mini 6, it has an upgraded main camera on the rear side with True Tone flash and wider f/1.8 aperture. The front camera additionally provided with 12MP sensor with ultrawide sensor.
This time the cellular variant of iPad Mini is upgraded to 5G and USB C Port is used instead of normal port.
The Cellular variant costs $649 for the base variant (64GB) which can be upgraded to 256GB while the Wifi variant is priced at $499.
The iPad Mini 6 comes in Space Gray, Pink, Purple and Starlight. It is now available for pre orders now and will be shipped from 24th September 2021.