This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. Apple on Tuesday unveiled a long list of new products and services: three new iPhones, the Apple Watch Series 5 and the launch dates and pricing for the Apple Arcade and Apple TV Plus services. Perhaps a little lost in all that, the company also wedged in a new iPad announcement, too. The new seventh-generation iPad features a wider 10.2-inch screen, compared to the previous model’s 9.7 inches, and a connector for Apple’s Smart Keyboard case. Note, however, that it features the same A10 processor — which first appeared in 2016’s iPhone 7 ($200 at Walmart) — as the previous 9.7-inch model. The new iPad won’t be available in stores until Sept. 30, but Apple is already taking preorders. If you’re in the market for the most affordable full-size tablet in Apple’s line, here’s how to get your hands on one. 7th-gen iPad pricing Apple’s new iPad starts at $329 for the 32GB Wi-Fi model and $459 for the LTE-enabled 32GB cellular model. Bumping up storage to 128GB adds $100 to the total cost of each configuration. Education discounts get the entry-level price to $300. In the UK, iPads start at £349, with LTE models starting at £479. In Australia, prices start at AU$529 and AU$689 for LTE. What’s the difference between this and the 6th-gen 9.7-inch model from 2018? Not much. As mentioned above, the larger 10.2-inch Retina display, which replaces the 9.7-inch screen… [Read full story]
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