Thursday, February 9, 2023

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Hunting For a Great Tab? Need a NoteBook for Working Purposes? The 6th Gen iPad(2018) at Rs.28,000 is All You Need

Apple has been steady on bringing useful and great devices to its customers. From iPad to MacBook series, each year Apple has brought something new interesting features…

Well, this year Apple has taken a budget-oriented move to reform the iPad and bring some additional features to it…


Notable among those features is the Apple Pencil support that was an iPad Pro exclusive feature. Also, the new iPad features the iOS 11 that has cool features as well…

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6th-Gen iPad Specifications:

 The new, 6th-gen iPad’s technical specifications are as follows:
Display 9.7-inch IPS LCD Retina Display
Processor Apple A10 Fusion
GPU PowerVR Series7XT Plus
Storage 32GB/128GB
Primary Camera 8MP f/2.4
Secondary Camera 1.2MP f/2.2
Battery Non-removable 32.4Wh Li-ion Battery
Operating System iOS 11
Sensors Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass
Connectivity Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth 4.2; LTE (Optional)
Price Starts at Rs. 28,000

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Display & Build

The design of the iPad is just as usual iPads with a great screen and a retina display. The buttons on the iPad are so beautiful with an elegant finish, the iPad 2018 is something you want to crave for…

Well, the device is solid and a sturdy one and beautiful as well…But it is recommended for you to keep it safe because, with dents on the iPad, the look gets affected…

Talking about the display, with the Retina display on top of it the iPad is just like another Apple devices with stunning colors and sharp display. With great viewing angles, this 9.7-inch new device is just amazing, to be honest…

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

The only thing that may bother you about the display is that this iPad doesn’t have a fully laminated display, which we generally see in MacBooks and in the iPad Pro or in Kindles…

If you are just a normal user that shouldn’t bother you at all…

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Performance & Battery

The new iPad comes with Apple’s A10 Fusion SoC paired with 2GB of RAM. We know that Apple’s processors are very powerful and strong. Well, you may feel that a 2GB of RAM and an old Apple’s processor on this iPad may give you trouble.

Clearly, this device running on iOS 11 is a power-packed performer. Well, the software and the UI customizations by Apple juice the device’s performance and battery…

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

A day’s work or surfing and even playing on the iPad seems comfortable. But if you want to 4K editing or 3D rendering then iPad Pro is what you should look for…

The new 6th-gen iPad packs in a 32.4Wh battery that powers the 9.7-inch device. It can easily last you for 10 hours or more especially due to its software customizations…

Just like all the other Apple devices, this one will never run out of battery and always stay by you…


6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

The camera on the iPad is an 8MP rear shooter with a f/2.4 aperture that seems is made to take quick snaps at your work or other places. With f/2.4 aperture, it clearly suggests it’s not meant for low-light photography. With an 8MP decent shooter the new iPad is a good one, see this iPad is genuinely made for work purposes and browsing so it doesn’t make sense to have a great camera…

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Also, you can do a 1080p video recording with its rear camera which is awesome. Now, coming to the front camera the iPad has a 1.2MP f/2.2 camera

Well, that’s too low, isn’t it? Apple seems that they have made this new device clearly for video calling only…

Drawing and Annotating with the Apple Pencil

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Now, here comes the thing that makes this iPad stand out of all, its the Apple Pencil support. You may ask whether the Apple pencil is given in the box? No, it’s not, well you have to spend some extra bucks for it…

Connecting the Apple Pencil requires plugging it into the iPad, after that play, draw, do anything with the pencil…Things that you can do with the Apple Pencil:

  • Draw Sketches: Get hold of your pencil and just show off your drawing skills, sounds crazy right? But this is the truth, with a variety of colors, pencil and brush draw beautiful sketches or just play tic tac toe…
  • Take Notes: Where ever you go, stay reminded with the Notes. Take notes for your work or daily goals with the Apple pencil on your iPad, cool isn’t it?
  • Annotations: With the Pencil, you can annotate on whatever you want either it’s a PDF or an image, even on anything. You can export websites as PDF pages, annotate them, and send them off in an email. On PDF books, you can highlight stuff, add notes here and there; it’s an amazing way to read and study.

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6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

The iPad 2018 has been launched with two connectivity variants- one with 4G connectivity+WiFi and another with only WiFi…

Awkward right? Well, its done because to lower the budget and fit according to your use…The one with WiFi is meant for those who are generally using it at home or office, while the 4G connected one is who is very much into traveling and moving around for work purposes…

Additional Features:

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Fingerprint Security

With the touch id on the bottom, unlock every time with your finger and stay always secured…

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Augmented Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is a new technology that brings virtual objects into the real world. And every aspect of iPad – from the display to the processing power to the cameras to the motion sensors – is designed to make AR apps more magical than ever before.

Augmented reality apps fundamentally change what you’re capable of. Learn something new whether you’re inside or outside a classroom. Solve everyday problems. Immerse yourself in entertainment and games. With iPad and AR, the possibilities are endless.

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Multitasks Easily

iPad packs enough power to use multiple apps all at once. Work on your business plan while doing research on the web while making a facetime call to a colleague at the same time. It’s even easier than it sounds.

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The Drag and Drop feature of the iOS makes things a lot easier and faster…

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Connect and Compose with Any Bluetooth Keyboard

Need to sit down and hammer out a research paper, email or your blockbuster screenplay? iPad has an intuitive onscreen keyboard, but it’s also compatible with all kinds of Bluetooth keyboards.

Bluetooth keyboard (not a part of the box purchase separately).

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Loads of Accessories

Customize your iPad with a bunch of accessories available at the Apple store. Give your iPad a great cover or other kinds of stuff…


6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

The new iPad (2018) comes in the following variants:

Pros and Cons


  • Apple Pencil support
  • Low price
  • Great display
  • Lots of useful app support
  • Great battery life
  • iOS 11 is a treat on the iPad
  • Good security

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil


  • No Laminated(120Hz) display
  • Only two speakers
  • No smart-connector


At the end what we can say that this iPad is typically made for education and work purposes. Well, with the iPad 2018 is smartly built for budget oriented purposes and the Pro one for the high-end users…

Including the Apple Pencil, is a smart strategy to gain more iPad buyers this time especially in a price-oriented region like India, because there was a lack of iPad users last year…

6th Gen iPad(2018): A Budget iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

With a decent camera on both faces, iPad 2018 will help you a lot when you are moving around, especially scanning documents, taking quick snaps and embedding in your posts or mail…Also, with the front camera take important video calls from anywhere around the world…

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You can attach a keyboard and sit down anywhere and start writing- a perfect device for bloggers, writers, and tech-handlers. With a great battery life, it is just an awesome thing. Those who craved for a Mac can get its feel with the new iPad that’s handy and cheaper…

I personally liked the new iPad…How did you like it? What specs impressed you the most? Tell us in the comments below…

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Raunak Saha
Raunak Saha
A cs engineer by profession but foodie from heart. I am tech lover guy who has a passion for singing. Football is my love and making websites is my hobby.



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