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Technical specifications for the new iPad (2021)

2021 September 14
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The new, ninth-generation iPad is now official. It’s available to order today if you’re so inclined, and you’ll get plenty of familiar elements to the larger tablet. However, Apple did make some key changes to the portable device.

We’ve put together a quick look at the technical specifications for Apple’s newest entry-level iPad. Most of the broad strokes are here compared to the eight-generation model, including the same display size, the same physical Home button, and overall design.

Still, here’s how it all shakes out:

New iPad (2021) tech specs

Colors

  • Silver
  • Space Gray

Storage

  • 64GB
  • 256GB

Weight and size

  • Height: 9.8 inches (250.6 mm)
  • Width: 6.8 inches (174.1 mm)
  • Depth: 0.29 inch (7.5 mm)
  • Weight
    • Wi-Fi models: 1.07 pounds (487 grams)
    • Wi-Fi + Cellular models: 1.09 pounds (498 grams)

Display

  • 10.2 inches
  • LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2160 x 1620 resolution
  • 264 ppi
  • True Tone display
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Supports 1st-generation Apple Pencil

Processor

  • A13 Bionic
  • 64-bit architecture
  • Neural Engine

Camera

  • 8MP Wide camera
  • f/2.4 aperture
  • Digital zoom up to 5x
  • Five-element lens
  • Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • HDR for photos
  • Photo geotagging
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode

Video recording

  • 1080p HD video recording at 25fps and 30fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30fps
  • 3x video zoom
  • Slo-mo video support for 720p HD at 120fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilization
  • Video image stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p HD and 720p HD)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video formats recorded: H.264 and HEVC

FaceTime HD camera

  • 12Mp Ultra Wide camera; 122-degree field of view
  • f/2.4 aperture
  • HDR for photos
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25fps, 30fps, or 60fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilization
  • Extended dynamic range for video up to 30fps
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p HD or 720p HD)
  • Lens correction
  • Retina Flash
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode

Video calling

  • FaceTime video
  • Center Stage
  • iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or cellular

Audio calling

  • FaceTime audio
  • iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or cellular

Location

  • All models
    • Digital compass
    • Wi-Fi
    • iBeacon microlocation
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular models
    • Built-in GPS/GNSS
    • Cellular

Sensors

  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor

Apple Pay

  • Pay with your iPad using Touch ID within apps and on the web
  • Send and receive money in Messages

Battery and power

  • All models
    • Built-in 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
    • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi or watching video
    • Charging via power adapter or USB-C to computer system
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular models
    • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

OS

  • iPadOS 15

Accessibility

  • VoiceOver
  • Voice Control
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • RTT and TTY support
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Spoken Content

Built-in apps

  • App Store
  • Books
  • Calendar
  • Camera
  • Clock
  • Contacts
  • FaceTime
  • Files
  • Find My
  • Home
  • iTunes Store
  • Magnifier
  • Mail
  • Maps
  • Measure
  • Messages
  • Music
  • News
  • Notes
  • Photo Booth
  • Photos
  • Podcasts
  • Reminders
  • Safari
  • Settings
  • Shortcuts
  • Siri
  • Stocks
  • Tips
  • Translate
  • TV
  • Voice Memos

Buttons and connectors

  • Smart Connector
  • Stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • On/Off/Sleep/Wake button
  • Nano-SIM tray
  • Lightning connector
  • Dual microphones
  • Volume up/down

What’s in the box

  • iPad (2021)
  • Lightning to USB-C Cable
  • 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Source link: https://www.idownloadblog.com/2021/09/14/ipad-9th-gen-tech-specs/

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