It's created to take advantage of a new 9.7-inch iPad also announced buy Apple, with support for Apple Pencil. Apple Pencil will be available for purchase separately for Rs 7,600. "And every aspect of iPad - from the display to the processing power to the cameras to the motion sensors - is created to make AR apps more magical than ever before", says the website. The students. For students - and schools - the new iPad will be a little more affordable, to begin with.
Apple also teased software features such as smart annotations to help teachers mark up papers, and augmented reality support which will "enable new ways to learn".
Schools can buy the new A10-powered tablet for $299, so it remains far from a low-priced solution, with the now-compatible Pencil an extra $89. Unlike the Apple Pencil, the Crayon sports a lightning port at its base, allowing it to be charged via cable... a highly sensible move given how counter-productive and frustrating charging the Apple Pencil is. Schools can pick the new iPads at a starting price of $299 each whereas it will cost $329 and up for others.More news: 'First Reformed' Trailer: Ethan Hawke Is a Man of Faith without Hope
For markets like India, Apple's push for the education sector to seemingly take on Google's Chromebooks, doesn't even matter. Apple itself doesn't sell a keyboard case for this iPad, but does for its more expensive Pro models.
With these new products, he said, "we believe we can amplify learning and creativity in a way that only Apple can".
The trend-setting company is expected to provide more details about its renewed emphasis on education Tuesday at a Chicago high school.More news: Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai reaches Islamabad
The new iPad is aimed at the education market as it tries to regain momentum lost to Google in the world of classroom technology.
While the two iPads don't differ much in terms of specifications, the biggest difference is the support for Apple Pencil. We're expecting to see updated iPad Pro models either in June or September with slimmer bezels, no Home button, and support for the Face ID facial recognition system first introduced in the iPhone X. Apple is also offering teachers and students 200 gigabytes of free storage in its iCloud service so they can access documents, photos and other digital content from any internet-connected device. The new iPad seems similar to last year's model in terms of design.
In the U.S., teachers will be further able to control iPad of their students via Apple Classroom app and read via digital books.More news: Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia head coach