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Apple announced Tuesday the latest version of its 10.2-inch iPad as part of its fall iPhone launch event.
For 2020, Apple put in a faster A12 bionic chip for the 10.2-inch iPad, giving it a performance boost over the previous iPad model. Now the newest entry-level iPad will feature A13 chip.
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While the iPad isn’t nearly as popular as Apple’s iPhone, it’s become a more critical part of Apple’s lineup during the coronavirus pandemic, with millions of customers upgrading their devices for work-from-home and remote learning setups. Showing that increased demand, Apple’s posted dramatic growth for its tablet business, jumping nearly 40% so far this year. The PC market has experienced a similar boost, seemingly only limited by worldwide chip shortages that have slowed manufacturing of everything from video game consoles to Ford trucks.