Apple just introduced a new iPad aimed at teachers and students -- take a look

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  • Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad on Tuesday.
  • The new device, aimed at teachers and students, will support Apple Pencil and have upgraded Apple software like Pages and Keynote.
  • The new iPad costs $US329 for consumers and $US299 for schools.

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad on Tuesday morning at an event in Chicago.

The new iPad, intended for education, will support Apple Pencil and have new versions of Apple software like Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.

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Some more specs in the new iPad:

  • 10 hours of battery life
  • 9.7-inch display
  • 8-megapixel camera
  • LTE option
  • A10 Fusion chip
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • Touch ID
  • HD FaceTime camera

Apple also upgraded free iCloud storage to 200 GB from 5 GB, but only for students and teachers.

The new iPad costs $US329 for consumers and $US299 for schools. Apple sells another 9.7-inch iPad for the same price, but it does not support Apple Pencil.

Apple Pencil is not included with the new iPad – it will cost $US99 for consumers and $US89 for schools.

The new iPad is available to order starting Tuesday and will begin shipping this week.

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