Apple iPad 10.2 (2021) Review

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Apple iPad 10.2-inch Review

Richie’s Verdict
4.5 Stars
The Apple iPad 10.2 (2021) is a great choice for college students, businesses, casual users, and travelers. It’s a far more powerful tablet than previous generations, with extra features and improved specifications. It’s also very affordable at USD$329 for the Wi-Fi 64GB model. It’s my pick for this year’s best-value tablet.
Pros Cons
✅ Good value ❌ No Face I.D
✅ Excellent performance ❌ Doesn’t support some newer accessories
✅ Upgraded selfie camera ❌ Doesn’t support 5G


Apple iPad 10.2 Overview

The 9th generation Apple iPad 10.2 2021 is a great value product from Apple that boasts some excellent specifications and has a beautiful look and feel. It comes in Silver or Space Gray with either 64GB or 256GB storage space. The two main models are Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + Cellular, with both models featuring Touch ID and FaceTime video calling.

The Apple iPad 10.2 comes equipped with an A13 Bionic 64-bit chip runs at 2.65GHz and is 20% faster than its predecessor while using 30% less power. It uses Apple four-core graphics engine that is 20% faster while using 40% less power. The A13 chip is a big leap in performance compared to the iPad 8th generation.

The Apple iPad 10.2 features an 8MP selfie/rear camera that makes video calling a breeze, while the 12MP ultra-wide front camera captures full landscapes and HDR photography. The rear camera supports 1080p/30fps video recording, while the front camera supports 1080p/60fps. The 10.2-inch Retina display has a 1620×2160 resolution and features True Tone technology that automatically adjusts contrast and brightness according to your environment.

Connectivity for the Apple iPad 10.2 consists of a Lightning connector for charging and data transfer, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) 2.4GHz and 5GHz, and for the Cellular model, a 4G LTE chip. It also has Bluetooth 4.2 technology.

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The Apple iPad 10.2 is best suited for…

  • College students who need a powerful, reliable tablet
  • Businesses who need to arm their employees with a reliable tablet
  • Casual users who want a reliable tablet capable of video calls
  • Travelers who want a compact tablet that has cellular 4G connectivity
  • Kids who want to play games, chat with their friends, or do schoolwork

Apple iPad 10.2 Specifications

Weight 487/498g – 1.07 pounds
Dimensions 250.6 × 174.1 × 7.5mm – 9.8 × 6.8 × 0.29 inches
Display 10.2-inch Retina
Resolution 1620 × 2160
Chipset A13 Bionic
Storage 64GB or 256GB
Rear Camera 8MP
Front Camera 12MP
Operating System iPadOS 15
See full specifications at Apple

Apple iPad 10.2 Images/Video

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All in all, the 2021 Apple iPad 10.2 is a fantastic tablet for the price and I highly recommend if it suits your needs. College students, travelers, and casual users are especially suited to the Apple iPad 10.2. If you require more power, then the 2021 iPad Pro would be a better choice.

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