Last week Apple refreshed the Apple Watch and iPhone range with all-new models. While it didn’t quite reach the same headlines, they also unveiled a new iPad. With updates that gives the most popular, most affordable iPad more features and abilities. And is now available in Australia at a low starting price of just A$529
The new 7th-generation iPad has been updated with a larger 10.2-inch Retina display. Offering more screen space over previous models – perfect for Apple Arcade, apps, and more. And for the first time, Apple has added support for the Smart Keyboard – an optional Apple-designed full-size keyboard that can be easily attached to the iPad.
“The new iPad packs even more value into our most popular and affordable iPad model featuring a bigger 10.2-inch Retina display, support for Apple Pencil and for the first time, the full-size Smart
Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing
Another first for this model is all to do with the thin, light enclosure of the iPad itself. The aluminium is 100% recycled, yet, is just as strong and light as other Apple products made from aluminium.
Other features and new additions include
Support for iPadOS
Fast A10 Fusion chip
Gigabit-class LTE connectivity
Up to two times faster performance over the top-selling Windows PC
Pricing and Availability
In Australia, the new 7th-generation iPad starts at a Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of A$529. For an iPad with Wi-Fi connectivity and 32GB of storage. There are also models available with 128GB of storage and WiFi + Cellular connectivity. All models are now available for purchase from Apple’s online store.
The price of A$529 makes it the most affordable iPad in the iPad range – even cheaper than the smaller-sized iPad Mini. But it gets even more affordable with Apple’s educational pricing offer for university students and teachers. Those who are eligible can purchase the new iPad at just A$499, along with free delivery and 14-day returns. Simply head over to Apple’s online store for Education.