Apple has launched two new iPads for the global market, including India. These new iPads are the iPad Pro 2022, which runs on the new M2 silicon chipset and the iPad 10th Generation. The M2 chip was earlier introduced by Apple on the new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops launched in 2022. Apple launched these two iPads in a simple way without any major event. Let’s take a look at the specifications and price of the new iPad Pro 2022 and iPad 10th Gen.
iPad Pro 2022 with M2 SoC Specifications and Price
The iPad Pro 2022 runs on Apple’s M2 silicon chip. The new chip promises improved battery efficiency as well as more power savings. iPad Pro 2022 supports up to 16GB of unified memory. Users will be able to capture videos in ProRES for the first time on an iPad, and video processing is now three times faster. The new iPad Pro will be available in two screen sizes – an 11-inch and 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display with support for ProMotion technology with a refresh rate of 120Hz. There are many variants, including those that support 5G. Users in the US will also get support for mmWave 5G connectivity.
There is a Thunderbolt 4 port, along with support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3. For selfies and video chats, the new iPad Pro comes with a 12MP ultra-wide-angle front-facing camera sensor and Center Stage support. There are two cameras on the back – 12MP wide angle and 10MP ultra wide angle. The new iPad Pro comes with a 20W USB Type-C charger inside the box.
In India, the iPad Pro 2022 starts at Rs 81,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 96,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The largest, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, starts at Rs 1,12,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 1,27,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The new iPad Pro will be available in two colors – Space Gray and Silver and come in four storage options – 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB. Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is priced at 11,900 rupees in India.
The iPad Pro 2022 is available for pre-order and will go on sale starting October 26 in several countries.
iPad 10th Gen specifications and price
The iPad 10th-Gen was launched with an A14 SoC inside and promised to deliver 20% better performance and 10% better graphics than the previous model. The new iPad comes with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display capable of a maximum brightness of 500 nits. The front camera is now on top. There is a 12MP front sensor with Center Stage support. For the rear camera, Apple has used a 12MP sensor capable of recording 4K videos and slow-motion videos at 120fps. There is USB Type C connectivity along with optional Wi-Fi 6 and 5G support.
The redesigned 64GB iPad starts at just Rs 44,900. If you opt for the 256GB (Wi-Fi) option, the price will go up to Rs 59,900. The Wi-Fi + Cellular option will start at Rs 59,900.