While Apple had hosted its October event, its lined up products from September were yet to arrive in Nepal. Although, soon after the wrap of its October event, Apple has released its lineup product from the September event. The iPad 10.2(2021) is now available in Nepal. The iPad of the 9th generation has some significant improvements and notable modifications. Let’s look at the features, specifications, price, and availability of iPad 10.2(2021) in Nepal.
Design and Display
To begin, the new iPad 10.2(2021) features a 10.2-inch Retina display, just like its iPad 10.2(2020). However, it is aided by a light sensor this time. Similarly, it supports True Tone technology that adapts to the color ambiance of the room. As a result, it adjusts the display according to room color, making the viewing comfortable. Furthermore, iPad 10.2(2021) has a 100% recycled aluminum frame. In addition, the new iPad supports stylus input from Apple Pencil. The Pencil is, however, needed to purchase separately.
Performance and Memory
Apple’s A13 Bionic chip supplies power to the iPad 10.2 (2021). It boasts 20 percent more power than the previous generation’s A12 Bionic. The chip has a neural engine that enables multiple learning features like Live Text and Center Stage. For memory purposes, the iPad 10.2 (2021) has both 64GB and 256GB configurations. The iPad also has Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + cellular variant.
On the rear side, there is a single 8MP wide camera with an aperture of f/2.4. It allows you to record 1080p videos at up to 30 fps. You can also scan documents and experience immersive AR applications using the all-around back camera. Likewise, an ultra-wide 12MP camera on the front allows you to capture sharp, vivid images and videos. It can record 1080p videos at up to 60fps. It now supports the Center Stage feature, which automatically adjusts you in the center frame in applications such as FaceTime and Zoom during the video call.
Rest of the specs
The new iPad comes with a 32.4-hour lithium-polymer battery. This battery can last a day long. Also, Apple says the battery can last up to 10 hours even after video streaming on wireless Internet. There is a Touch ID integrated into the home button to unlock the device. You can also make online payments via Touch ID. For connectivity, there is Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO and Bluetooth 4.2 technology.
iPad 10.2 (2021) Specifications
|Dimensions||9.8 x 6.8 x 0.29 inches|
|Weight||487gm (WiFi), 498gm (+ Cellular)|
|Display||10.2-inches LED-backlit IPS Retina, Fingerprint-resistant, brightness 500 nits|
|Resolution||2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 aspect ratio, 264 PPI|
|Software/ UI||iPadOS 15|
|Chipset||Apple A13 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, Neural Engine|
|Rare Camera||8MP, f/1.8|
|Selfie Camera||12MP, f/2.4, 122º FOV, Center Stage|
|Sensor||Touch ID, 3-axis Gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer, Ambient light sensor|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMOBluetooth 4.2 technology|
|Battery||32.4Wh non-removable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter|
|Color Options||Silver, Space Gray|
|Others||Dual microphones for calls, video recording, and audio recording, USB-C Cable|
Price and Availability
The Apple iPad 10.2 (2021) official prices start at NPR 58,500 for the 64 GB of the Wi-Fi version only and NPR 77,500 for the 64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular version in Nepal. Similarly, the price of 256 GB Wi-Fi version starts at NPR 79,500 and NPR 99,500 for 256 GB Wi-Fi + cellular version. You can place your order from e-commerce platforms such as Hukut.
|iPad 10.2(2021)||Price in Nepal|
|64GB (Wi-Fi)||NPR 58,500|
|64GB (Wi-Fi + Cellular)||NPR 77,500|
|256GB (Wi-Fi)||NPR 79,500|
|256GB (Wi-Fi + Cellular)||NPR 99,500|
The iPad is, without a doubt, a handy device. If you are a traveler who is always tired of carrying a laptop around, then the iPad is the right fit for you. What do you think about the new iPad 10.2 (2021)? Tell us in a comment.