Apple introduces the eighth generation iPad on September 15, 2020. iPad 8 is one of the most popular and affordable iPads ever. This time, iPad 8 has A12 Bionic chip which enables a neutral engine. In the context of iPad 8; Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Grek Joswiac said, “We’re excited to offer customers an even faster and more powerful experience with the eighth-generation iPad”. He further added, iPad has a beautiful 10.2-inch Retina display. The performance of iPad 8 boosts due to the A12 Bionic and great cameras. Also, the new iPad has got tremendous value at a time when, more than ever, the customers need powerful and versatile ways to work, play, learn, and connect with loved ones.
iPad 8: Features
- iPad 8 is available in three different shades, namely silver, space grey and gold and two different configurations of 32GB and 128GB.
- It has a 10.2-inch retina display with 2160 by 1620 pixel resolution at 264ppi.
- It has a neutral engine due to A12 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture.
- An 8MP camera with a five-element lens and hybrid IR lens
- 1080 HD video recordings and 3X zoom
iPad 8 also supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi which speeds up to 866 Mb/s and Bluetooth 4.2. It enhances the photos because of its machine learning capabilities. With all these remarkable features we get a USB-C power cable and adapter in the box. There are many more features, in addition to the ones mentioned above. The device is also environment friendly as it uses recycled materials while manufacturing, which adds to the specs.
iPad 8: Comparison with other generation iPads
IPad 8 seems similar to the iPad 5 while doing some jobs because of the same chip used in them. However, iPad 8 looks much efficient. It has got a better rating for its tad loading, gaming experience and multi-tasking features. It does not stand a chance in front of iPad pro if compared on these grounds, but if we consider the price of iPad 8, it gets the lead. We can regard it as the best affordable iPad with such a brilliant performance.
It gives more significant responses to Apple pencils when compared to the others. The most important perk that iPad 8 offers is its incredible battery performance. According to Apple, this iPad is about 50% faster in terms of CPU performance. In a general context, one can easily use it all day long once we remove the charger, and at the end of the day, it will still have about 30-40% battery left (depends on how you use it).
iPad 8: Price
For an average user, iPad 8 offers an excellent value proposition. The availability of this eighth-generation iPad in India is confirmed. iPad 8 with 32 GB configuration is now available on Amazon for the price 399 USD ( around 29,000 rupees). It is a fantastic deal for those who want to have an iPad and have a tight budget. Else, wait for some more time for Apple to announce another fantastic gadget. If you enjoyed reading this article by me and want to read articles like this to keep yourself updated, stay tuned!