Apple has announced that iPad with Retina display has replaced iPad 2 as the most affordable 9.7-inch iPad at $399 (N65,700) for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 (N87,100) for the Wi-Fi + cellular model.
According to Apple, the fourth generation iPad comes with a 9.7-inch Retina display, A6X chip, ultrafast Wi-Fi, a 5MP iSight camera which also captures 1080p HD video, a FaceTime HD camera as well as support for LTE carriers worldwide.
The new iPad delivers up to 10 hours of battery life. iPad with Retina display comes with iOS 7 featuring hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari and Siri.
Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing says “Now for $399 customers can get iPad with a stunning 9.7-inch Retina display, fast A6X chip, and 5MP iSight camera, offering a dramatic upgrade in power, performance and value compared to the iPad 2 it replaces. The iPad line sets the gold-standard in mobile computing and all iPads have access to the largest and best ecosystem of more than 500,000 iPad optimized apps from the App Store.”
iPad customers have access to the App Store, which offers more than one million apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users and more than 500,000 apps are designed specifically for iPad.
The various models of the device, with their suggested retail prices are available through the Apple Online Store, Apple’s retail stores and select Authorized Apple Resellers.