What to Consider When Buying an iPad?

It has been a few years since the iPad was introduced and since then, this tablet has been one of the hottest gadgets around the world.

The biggest difference between iPad models is the screen size and connectivity.

Connectivity

All iPads come in two variations: WiFi and WiFi + Cellular. Wireless connectivity is across the iPad models. If you get a WiFi iPad, you will only be able to use WiFi to connect to the internet. If you buy a WiFi + Cellular iPad, you can get LTE internet access from anywhere.

Every version has  Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band 2.4/5GHz Wi-Fi, and optional cellular connectivity.

A WiFi model is enough for many users, especially if your home has a wireless network already set up. However, those who travel a lot may want to consider having the WiFi + Cellular model, just in case you get stuck in a hotel or restaurant that does not have WiFi.

Storage

There are five different models. The 10.2-inch iPad, the 7.9-inch iPad mini, the 10.5-inch iPad Air, the 11-inch iPad Pro, and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Apples offer more storage options than ever, depending on the model you choose: 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB

Users who have purchased the WiFi model usually utilized their iPad for media consumption like movies, music, and graphic-intensive games. In that case, larger storage capacities are recommended, as a 32GB iPad could fill up quite quickly. Users who have purchased WiFi + Cellular model utilized their iPad for work and travel.

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iPad runs iPadOS, which is full of features designed specifically for iPad. But it’s also built on the same foundation as iOS, so it shares many of the same great apps and features.  it’s come with security features like Face ID or Touch ID for secure authentication.

iPad apps

iPad has useful apps like; Photos, Messages, Apple News, Safari, Mail, Calendar, and more. It also comes with productivity apps like Pages and Keynote. You can also use familiar apps like Microsoft Word and Adobe Photoshop CC.

With the Files app, you can access and manage what’s on iCloud Drive, an external storage device, or on third‑party cloud services such as Box and Dropbox.

Warranty

What does the Apple warranty cover for the iPad?

Every iPad comes with one year of hardware repair coverage through its limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary technical support. Otherwise, repairs are considered out of warranty (and not covered) when:

  • Your iPad is over one year old.
  • Your iPad screen gets broken accidentally.
  • Your iPad has other accidental damage or issues caused by unauthorized modifications.

If your iPad issue isn’t covered, you’ll pay an out-of-warranty fee unless your iPad has AppleCare+ coverage. AppleCare+ includes up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage every 24 months. You might be able to use one of those incidents for a cracked screen or for other damage to your iPad.

If you need an iPad for work, you’ll love the iPad Pro’s that focus on productivity. IPad Pro 2020 is the best tablet you can buy.

Unless you need to do video editing or professional artwork, most people will be good with the $499 iPad Air.

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