Apple iPad 8th Generation: Overview
Apple launched the Apple iPad 8th Generation in September 2020. The device features iOS 14.1, Stylus support (1st gen only), 8 MP camera system, 3GB of RAM, Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm), and more. The iPad flaunts elegance in Silver, Gold, and Space Gray. Let us jump into the details.
Apple iPad 8th Generation has a beautifully constructed body with dimensions of 250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm. It supports WIFI only. It weighs about 490 grams with the aluminum frame. The device has Glass on the front and aluminum on the back. The device is not IP68 dust/water resistant.
The display system has a 10.2 inches Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, which supports millions of color depth. You can feel the bezels with an 74.4% screen-to-body ratio. There is 1620 x 2160 pixels resolution on the display system with an aspect ratio of 4:3. You will enjoy the 264 PPI density.
The display has a Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating. Apple advertises 500 nits max brightness. [iPhone 12 Pro Max]
Apple iPad 8th Generation operates on an iPadOS 14. Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm) chipset and Hexa-core (2×2.5 GHz Vortex + 4×1.6 GHz Tempest) CPU go well with Apple GPU (4-core graphics). You will get 128GB of storage with 3GB RAM for your files and applications. The internal storage is not expandable with a dedicated card slot. The other variation includes 32GB storage with a 3GB RAM.
Apple iPad 8th Generation has a single-camera system that includes an 8 MP standard camera. It includes features like AF, panorama, and HDR support. You can shoot up to 1080p videos up to 30 fps with the rear camera system. The videos will not get Stereo support in the sound records. You also get a 1.2 MP standard front camera with HDR support. The camera can shoot up to 720p videos at 30 fps.[iPhone 12 Pro]
Battery & Sound:
Apple iPad 8th Generation has a Non-removable built‑in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery. The battery system supports standard apple charging and has a battery life of Up to 10 hours on Multimedia.
There are loudspeakers on the iPad that have stereo support. You get high-quality sound output along with a 3.5 mm jack port for external sound devices.
- Gorgeous 10.2-inch Retina display
- A12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine
- Support for Apple Pencil (1st generation) and the Smart Keyboard
- 8-megapixel back camera and 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD front camera
- Stereo speakers
- 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- Up to 10 hours of battery life
- Lightning connector for charging and accessories
- Touch ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay
- iPadOS 14 brings new capabilities designed specifically for iPad