Apple has today announced the launch of the 7th generation of its tablet range, the Apple iPad. The company has introduced the all-new 10.2-inch Apple iPad during the event. The company has also revealed the prices for its new Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ subscriptions.
10.2-inch Apple iPad
To start with the latest iPad, it comes with a price tag $329, which translate to Rs 23645. It will be available from September 30 and it is available for pre-order starting from today. The new tablet comes with a 10.2-inch Retina display with 3.5 million pixels and the company claims it offers 3.7x wider viewing angle as compared to a flagship laptop. The latest tablet is powered by the latest Apple A10 Fusion chipset.
The latest tablet runs on iPadOS, which comes with a host of interesting features. It also supports Apple Pencil and for a full-size Smart keyboard. It is also the first non-iPad Pro model to support Apple’s Smart Connector.
The new OS comes with a floating keyboard that provides one-hand usage. The Apple Pencil comes with new features like swiping up from the corner to take a screenshot.
The company has introduced the world’s mobile game subscription service. The company has added a dedicated section in the App Store. The company has partnered with different game developers Konami, Capcom, Annapurna and more. The service will be available from September 19. The company will introduce 100 games. The subscription cost $4.99 per month and it comes with one-month free trails. The service was announced in March and it basically allows users to play games across iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and Apple TV devices.
Apple TV+ subscription
The company has also introduced the price of its new streaming subscription service, the Apple TV+. The company has also introduced a new Jason Mamor starring series, SEE. It will be available from November 1 and the company will add more originals every month. Apple TV+ will be available on the Apple TV app for Rs 99 per month with a seven-day free trial starting November 1 on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD, Apple TV (3rd generation), iPod touch and Mac.
To subscribe to Apple TV+, customers must update to iOS 12.3 or later, tvOS 12.3 or later and macOS Catalina. The subscription will automatically renew at Rs99 per month at the end of the seven-day free trial. The Apple TV+ will be also available on Samsung Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV, LG, Roku, Sony and VIZIO platforms in the future.The company has revealed that users will get 1 year of free Apple TV+ subscription on the purchase of new Apple iPhone, MacBook and iPads.