Apple iPad 9.7-inch with Retina display goes on pre-order in India
Last month, Apple launched the 2017 variant of its 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display. It’s an upgraded version of the 2014 model. And if you’ve been wanting to get your hands on one, there’s good news for you.
The tablet is now available for pre-orders on Flipkart. The ‘new’ 9.7-inch iPad is priced at Rs 28,900 for the 32GB Wi-Fi only model and Rs 39,900 for the 32GB Wi-Fi+Cellular version.
Available in Silver, Gold and Space Gray colour variants, Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad sports an aluminium unibody enclosure and a Retina display of 2048×1536 pixel resolution. It is powered by Apple’s 64-bit A9 chipset, along with the M9 motion co-processor.
There’s an 8MP rear autofocus camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5P lens and several shooting modes including Panorama, Timer, Hybrid IR Filter, Auto Image Stabilization and more. The camera can record Full HD resolution video at 30fps and slo-mo videos at 120fps. The 9.7-inch iPad also has a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera with f/2.2 aperture and HD video recording.
The new iPad supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, GLONASS and LTE (cellular model only) as major connectivity options. It is backed by a 32.4Wh non-removable battery that is claimed to deliver up to 10 hours of web surfing.
For those unaware, Apple has already launched the 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
At the time of launch, Apple also announced its upgraded iPhone Mini 4 tablet. The tablet now comes with more internal storage at the same price. The 128GB Wi-Fi model costs $399 (approximately Rs 26,000), while the 128GB Wi-Fi+Cellular model starts at $529 (about Rs 34,500). It is not yet available in India.