New version of most popular iPad starts shipping tomorrow

Featuring a 10.2-Inch Retina Display, Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil Support

iPadOS Now Available With Powerful Multitasking and Creative Capabilities

The new seventh-generation iPad starts shipping on Wednesday, September 25and will arrive in stores beginning later this week.1Starting at just $329, the new iPad brings more screen area and support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard,2 as well as a new iPad experience with iPadOS.The upgrade packs even more value into the most popular and affordable iPad, featuring a stunning 10.2-inch Retina display and the latest innovations including Apple Pencil3support, the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors, unmatched portability and connectivity, ease of use and great all-day battery life.4iPadOS is available today as a free software update for iPad Air 2 and later, all iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation and later and iPad mini 4 and later.

Bigger Display in a Powerful and Portable Design

The new 10.2-inch Retina display iPad has nearly 3.5 million pixels and a wide viewing angle making it a vivid canvas for creative expression and perfect for immersive augmented reality (AR) experiences that take advantage of its enhanced cameras and advanced sensors. Featuring the powerful A10 Fusion chip, the new seventh-generation iPad brings up to two times faster performance over the top-selling Windows PC5 for powerful multitasking and smooth gameplay in Apple Arcade.

Designed to be ultra-portable and durable, iPad weighs about one pound and for the first time features an enclosure made from 100 percent recycled aluminum with the same strength, durability and beautiful finish as the aluminum in all Apple products.6 Staying connected is easy on iPad with ultra-fast wireless performance and support for Gigabit-class LTE connectivity – delivering three times faster7 cellular data connections.8 With Touch ID, unlocking iPad is simple and secure using just a finger, to keep important information safe.

The Most Complete iPad Family Ever

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