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Is The New 2018 iPad Worth It for $329?

Is the 2018 Apple iPad worth buying? In this video we check out Apple’s new tablet aimed at the education market! The New “Cheap iPad” has support for the Apple Pencil, lacks a laminated display, and has some old tech but is it still worth it for $329?

Pricing

  • iPad 9.7in (2018, Wi-Fi, 32GB): £319/US$329 (without education discount)

  • iPad 9.7in (2018, Wi-Fi, 128GB): £409/US$429 (without education discount)

  • iPad 9.7in (2018, cellular, 32GB): £449/US$459 (without education discount)

  • iPad 9.7in (2018, cellular, 128GB): £539/US$559 (without education discount)

Retina display

  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology

  • 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi

  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

  • Supports Apple Pencil

Camera

  • 8-megapixel camera

  • Live Photos

  • Autofocus

  • Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)

  • HDR for photos

  • Exposure control

  • Burst mode

  • Tap to focus

  • Timer mode

  • ƒ/2.4 aperture

  • Five-element lens

  • Hybrid IR filter

  • Backside illumination

  • Auto image stabilization

  • Body and face detection

  • Photo geotagging

Video Recording

FaceTime HD Camera

  • 1.2-megapixel photos

  • Live Photos

  • ƒ/2.2 aperture

  • Retina Flash

  • 720p HD video recording

  • Backside illumination

  • HDR for photos and videos

  • Body and face detection

  • Burst mode

  • Exposure control

  • Timer mode

Battery

  • Built-in 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

  • Built-in 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system