Apple to launch 'low-cost' iPads next week: Report

By: The Mobile Indian network, New Delhi Last updated : March 23, 2018 10:01 pm

The company will also showcase new software for the classroom too.

Apple was known to hold a event called "Creative Education" on April 27. Now it has been reported that the iPhone-maker is planning to launch a 'low-cost' iPads next week which will be meant for students and teachers.


In Chicago, the world’s most-valuable technology company plans to show off a new version of its cheapest iPad that should appeal to the education market, Bloomberg reported quoting "people familiar with the matter".


The company will also showcase new software for the classroom, the report added.


This is a part of Apple's plan to win back students and teachers from Google and Microsoft, Bloomberg said.


The educational technology market is said to be of $17.7 billion, of which Google and Microsoft command a lion's share with their inexpensive laptops. Google's Chromebook is said to have as much as 60 per cent of the market share with Windows PCs of Microsoft having 22 per cent share.


However, there is no report about the iPad's launch in India. Also we are also curious to know how cheap it would be.


Apple is also expected to bring a 13-inch MacBook  which may be priced lower than the MacBook Air. MacBook Air currently is the cheapest in the company’s stable and is selling for Rs 54,000 plus in India.

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