Apple unveils $329 iPad that features the new A13 Bionic Chip

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Apple hosted its annual fall event on Tuesday, which opened with the unveiling of a new iPad that is three times more powerful than a Chrome book and six times more than an Android Tablet.

The iPad features the tech giant’s new A13 Bionic Chip, giving it 20 percent faster performance than its predecessor with the A12 chip.

Apple’s Melody Kuna, a senior manager of iPad product design, who announced the upgraded device, said it features improved rear and front cameras.

The iPad includes a 12 megapixel front-facing camera for better video calls, like on Zoom and includes a wider lens to capture more people in a single scene.

The upgraded iPad costs $329 with 64GB of storage and goes on sale next week.

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 The iPad also supports the ‘Center Stage’ feature, which moves the camera’s perspective a you move around in the real world.

Center Stage uses machine learning to adjust the front-facing Ultra Wide camera during FaceTime video calls, but has only been available on iPad Pro models. 

The Apple tablet also includes True Tone display, which  adjusts color temperature to match environment. 

And it is still compatible with the first-generation Apple Pencil. 

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Apple also announced a new iPad mini that also saw a slew of updates, which the tech giant says make it the most powerful iPad mini yet.

The 8.3-inch device features and all-screen  display, but this year’s line-up includes more gorgeous colors: purple, pink, starlight, space gray.

It also features the A13 Bionic Chip, which gives it an impressive 40 percent increase in CPU performance and an 80 percent increase in its GPU.

And it is also available with USB-C port rather than Lightning.

The upgraded iPad mini comes with as $499 price tag and is available for pre-order starting today – customers should receive their device sometime next week.

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