Apple released this iPad in September and made some significant updates to the previous version. More importantly, the 8th gen panel features Apple’s six-core A12 Bionic chipset, which is a significant upgrade from the aging 7th-gen iPad processor. While the sluggishness of the previous generation was noticeable when playing games or interacting with Split-View apps, this new model is zippy and hiccup-free. The new iPad is also much better at handling all of the new features introduced in the latest versions of iPadOS.
What you won’t find on the base iPad is an updated design (it still sports outdated thick bezels) and FaceID, but many are going to sacrifice the latter just fine as you still get TouchID with the d button. ‘physical reception. The tablet also supports the first generation Apple Pencil, giving note-takers and budding artists the ability to create digital works without losing hundreds of others on the iPad Air or iPad Pro. All of these things have led us to give the 8th gen iPad a score of 86 and call it the best cheap tablet for most people.
Amazon is also offering other cheaper iPad models at the moment. The few color options of latest iPad Air with the new Apple A14 Bionic processor are $ 40 off, which brings them down to $ 559. The last 11 inch iPad Pro is also $ 50, which brings it down to $ 749. While this isn’t the lowest on record ($ 729), it’s still a good sale that we haven’t seen since close to Christmas last year.
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