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Apple’s 8th generation iPad has been on sale intermittently since its debut last September, and you can now pick it up at a discounted price. Amazon has the Space Gray Basic iPad (32GB, WiFi) for $ 299, which is $ 30 off its normal price and a record high. The rose gold and silver models aren’t as heavily discounted, but they both cost $ 319 at the moment.
It’s the Most affordable iPad you can get it, and even at its normal price of $ 329, it’s a great value for those who’ve never owned an iPad before or those who just don’t want to spend a ton and get a solid tablet. While it looks the same as the previous model, it features Apple’s six-core A12 Bionic chipset, which offers a healthy (and welcome) performance boost. Gone are the hiccups that one could have on the 7th generation model while playing games or otherwise taxing the internal components of the iPad. The 8th generation iPad handles all kinds of actions well, including new features introduced in the latest versions of iPadOS.
But the base iPad doesn’t have most of the bells and whistles you’ll find on the iPad Air or iPad Pro – and that’s one of the reasons it’s a lot cheaper than those others. tablets. It stays true to TouchID and doesn’t have FaceID capabilities, and instead of supporting the second-generation Apple Pencil, it only supports the first-generation model. However, it’s likely that most people looking at the basic iPad wouldn’t mind skipping those features to get what we consider to be the best affordable tablet for most people. If you’re willing to spend a little more to get some of these advanced features, a few colors from the iPad Air at $ 40 off, which brings them down to $ 559.
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