Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2017) with 9.7-inch display, iOS 10 announced

Apple announced the company’s latest tablet, Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2017). We know that you are excited. So, let us have a brief look at its specifications.

Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2017) Specifications


The latest iPad sports a 9.7-inch fully laminated Retina display at a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels with 264 ppi pixel density and Antireflective coating.


It is powered by A9 chip with 2nd gen 64-bit architecture and M9 motion coprocessor and runs on iOS 10 operating system.


The device will be available in 32/128 GB storage variants.


The iPad sports an 8-megapixel 1080p primary camera with f/2.4 aperture, Panorama (up to 43-megapixel) and 1.2-megapixel HD front-facing FaceTime HD Camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Connectivity and Sensors

The gadget sports a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and supports 4G LTE (optional), Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and HT80 with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity features.

Battery and other details

The latest iPad packs a 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery and weighs 478 grams (WiFi + Cellular) / 469 grams (WiFi) besides having 240x 169.5x 7.5mm size measurements.


The latest 9.7-inch iPad will be available in Space Gray, Gold and Silver colors at a price of $329 (Rs. 21,465 approximately) for the 32GB Wi-Fi model and $459 (Rs. 29,950 approximately) for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The 128 GB Wi-Fi model is priced at $429 (Rs. 27,989 approximately) and 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model at $559 (Rs. 36,475 approximately). The pre-order of the gadget begins on March 24, Friday from via chosen carriers and Apple Authorized Resellers in more than 20 countries including US.

The new 9.7-inch iPad will be available in India in April at Rs 28900 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and Rs. 39,900 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model via Authorized sellers of Apple. Polyurethane Smart covers for iPad will be available in Pink Sand, Red, midnight blue, white and charcoal white for Rs 3700 in the country.

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