Today’s Special—Pre-orders of 9.7-inch Apple iPad (2017) on Flipkart

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Apple introduced its latest 9.7-inch iPad last month, which probably may replace the iPad Air 2. The unique selling point of this new tablet is the price factor, that is, Rs 28,900. This price tag is making it one of the cheapest iPads in India. Are you in plans to buy one? Hurry up then. Pre-order starts on Flipkart today.

The all new Apple 9.7-inch iPad is available in two variants—Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi+Cellular variants. The first one has a price tag of Rs 28,900, while the second variant has a price tag of Rs 39,990. Let’s have look at the overall replacing thing. The so-called replaced iPad Air 2 was launched with a price of Rs 35,900 (the Wi-Fi only variant), and Rs 45,900 (the Wi-Fi+Cellular variant) in India.

With the launch of this new device, Apple is basically rebranding its iPad Air and will henceforth call it the iPad. Taking into consideration the design section of the new 9.7-inch iPad, the device looks similar to the tablet it is probably replacing. The difference is seen in the thickness and the weight. The new tablet is slightly thicker (7.5mm) than the iPad Air 2 (6.1mm). On the other hand, the new tab weighs 469 grams and is heavier than the than the iPad Air 2, which weighs 437 grams.

When it comes to specifications, all seem t be similar except the processor. The previous tablet has the A8X chipset, while the new iPad features a newer 64-bit A9 chipset. The processor is further paired with M9 motion co-processor, along with 2GB RAM. The newbie also has 2 options for storage—32GB and the top model offering 128GB storage.

Let’s have a look at the difference in a nutshell.

Features 9.7-inch iPad 9.7-inch iPad Pro iPad Air 2
Display 9.7-inch (2048x1536pixels) 9.7-inch (2048x1536pixels) 9.7-inch (2048x1536pixels)
Processor Apple 64-bit A9 chipset Apple 64-bit A9X chipset Apple 64-bit A8 chipset
Storage 32GB/128GB 32GB/128GB/256GB 32GB/128GB
Rear Camera 8-megapixel 12-megapixel with LED flash 8-megapixel
Front Camera 1.2-megapixel 5-megapixel 1.2-megapixel
Connectivity Wi-Fi Only/Wi-Fi+Cellular Wi-Fi Only/Wi-Fi+Cellular Wi-Fi Only/Wi-Fi+Cellular
Starting Price Rs 28,900 (Wi-Fi)
Rs 39,900 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Rs 41,900 (Wi-Fi)
Rs 61,900 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Rs 31,900 (Wi-Fi)
Rs 41,900 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)

What are you waiting for? Hurry up. Grab an iPad for yourself as the pre-order starts on Flipkart today.

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