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Cheaper Apple 9.7 inch iPad Variant set for Next Year Launch

In a bid to say thanks to public for their astounding response they have given to Apple’s premiere device iPhone X, the company would bring an cheaper Apple 9.7 inch iPad variant sometime next year.

Cheaper Apple 9.7 inch iPad Variant Set for Launch

Apple 9.7 inch iPad variant

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A tech tabloid reported that the device would be a cheaper variant of 9.7 iPad that the company launched this year and costs Rs 28,000. The model will be available to the users in all potential markets which may also include India.

Launch seems Apple’s attempt to regain its tablet segment that has been seeing steep decline since past a couple of years. Though, there are no words said on what’s the configuration the cheaper Apple 9.7 inch iPad variant would be coming with, we assume it may be less powerful than the current model.

To recall, the current version of 9.7 inch iPad device costs Rs 28,000 and Rs 35,700 for the Wi-Fi 32GB and 128GB storage versions respectively. The cellular version of the 9.7-inch iPad is priced at Rs 38,600 and Rs 46,300.

On specs front, Apple’s current 9.7-inch iPad features an all aluminium unibody enclosure and a Retina display with 2048×1536 pixel resolution. The device is powered by Apple’s A9 chipset with 64-bit architecture, along with the M9 motion co-processor.

For photography bit, the tablet device offers an 8MP rear autofocus camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5P lens and multiple features including Panorama, Timer, Hybrid IR Filter, Auto Image Stabilization and more. The camera offered with the device is capable to record Full HD resolution video at 30fps and slo-mo videos at 120fps.

Moreover, the 9.7-inch iPad also has a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera with f/2.2 aperture and HD video recording. The device houses a powerful and durable 32.4Wh non-removable battery that company claims can deliver up to 10 hours of web surfing.

Cheaper Apple 9.7 inch iPad Variant

Kritika Mitra

Kritika is a full-time content author, freelance copywriter and a tech enthusiast. Besides a big fan of retro music and a trained dancer, she regularly writes for a few renowned tabloids on technology topics.
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