Apple’s seventh generation iPad arrives Sept. 30 with prices starting at $329

Apple has introduced the new seventh-generation iPad, bringing more screen area and support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard to its most popular iPad. 

Starting at $329, the upgraded tablet features a 10.2-inch Retina display and the latest innovations, including Apple Pencil support, the A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors, and all-day battery life. The new iPad is available to order starting today and in stores starting Monday, Sept. 30.

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The new 10.2-inch Retina display iPad has nearly 3.5 million pixels and a wide viewing angle making it a vivid canvas for creative expression and perfect for immersive augmented reality (AR) experiences that take advantage of its enhanced cameras and advanced sensors, according to Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing. It offers up to two times faster performance over the top-selling Windows PC for multitasking and smooth gameplay in Apple Arcade, Apple’s upcoming game streaming service, he adds.

The iPad weighs about one pound and, for the first time, features an enclosure made from 100% recycled aluminum. It also packs wireless performance and support for Gigabit-class LTE connectivity — delivering three times faster cellular data connections.

The new seventh-generation iPad comes in silver, space gray, and gold finishes in 32GB and 128GB configurations. iPad starts at $329 for the Wi-Fi model and $459 (US) for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model from apple.com, in the Apple Store app and Apple Stores, and is also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary).