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Apple Announces New iPad With Pencil For Discounted Price

28 March 2018, 01:21 | Gina Pena

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The iPad isn't the only Apple product invading classrooms this year.

Apple's last attempt at integrating iPads in school ended in disaster.

iPad comes in silver, space gray and a new gold finish and starts at an Apple retail price of $329 (US) for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and $459 (US) for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model at apple.com and Apple Stores.

Cook says that Apple has had an education focus for 40 years, from the early days of the company.

However, this new 9.7-inch iPad works with the optional Apple Pencil stylus, including the tilt and pressure functions that work with the iPad Pro line.

While it would be foolish to accept or write off any of these notions (knowing Apple), the one thing everyone seems relatively sure of is the launch of an affordable iPad with support for Apple Pencil (something which has so been exclusive to the iPad Pro).

Book creation feature has also been introduced to Pages on both iOS and macOS.

Apple is looking to reassert its dominance in schools, where low-cost laptops running software from Google and Microsoft now top iPad by sales, offering a cheap way to get to cloud-based productivity tools. Schools, which receive discounts on pricing, can buy the device for $299.

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The new iPad features a large retina display, the A10 Fusion chip and advanced sensors that help deliver immersive augmented reality, and provides unmatched portability, ease of use and all-day battery life.

The new iPad is available for order and will start shipping to customers next week.

Apple is fighting to take back the classroom.

In the United States schools, 60 per cent laptops and computers use Google software, followed by Apple's iOS at 12.3 per cent and MacOS at 4.7 per cent.

Of course, iPads aren't popular only with students. And perhaps more ominously, a student who grows up using a Chromebook and Chrome OS gets comfortable with that platform. It hosted an Apple Education event, the first of its kind since 2012. One of those important tools is Apple School Manager.

The new Apple iPad has a 9.7-inch screen and costs $399 for students and schools and $429 for other users. Apple claims the new machine can last ten hours between appointments with a charger.

And it will fit in well with the existing Chromebook collection so many school boards have already adopted.

All of this is created to make Apple more competitive in the educational space, where Google has enjoyed a comfortable lead thanks to its cheap and easy-to-manage Chromebooks.

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