Apple iPad (2020)

Apple iPad (2020)
$329.00
Brand: Apple
Category: iPad
  • Display: 10.2 inches, 1620 x 2160 pixels
  • Chipset: Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm)
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • OS: iPadOS
  • Battery: Li-Po, 32.4 Wh
  • Released Date: 18-09-2020

Specifications

General

Device Type Tablet
Model Apple iPad 10.2 (2020)
Released September, 2020
Status Available

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Retina IPS LCD
Size 10.2 inches
Resolution 1620 x 2160 pixels
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 264 PPI
Features 500 nits typ. brightness, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Design

Dimensions 250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm
Weight 490 grams (Wi-Fi) / 495 grams (LTE)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass and oleophobic coating
Colors Silver, Space Gray, Gold

Platform

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. iPadOS
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano-SIM and eSIM

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 3 GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 32 GB, 128 GB
Memory Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (top-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Audio Technology Multiple speakers

Battery

Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. Li-Po, 32.4 Wh
Battery Life 10 hours
Charging Lightning, USB 2.0; magnetic connector

Camera

Rear Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 8 MP
Front Camera 1.2 MP
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Camera Features HDR, panorama
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) No

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 4.2
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Lightning, USB 2.0; magnetic connector
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only)
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No

Reviews

User Reviews 1 User Reviews I found that the standout feature is the upgraded A12 Bionic processor, which provides a more fluid experience compared to the previous A10. The 3GB of RAM, however, is coupled with limited storage options (32GB or 128GB). I appreciate the iPad's capability for tasks like photo editing in Lightroom and video editing in LumaFusion.
- Canoopsy
User Reviews 2 I observed a familiar yet reliable design, maintaining a 10.2-inch screen with a commendable resolution of 2160x1620 pixels. The addition of the A12 chip, while not the latest, marks a substantial improvement from the previous model, ensuring smooth performance with drawing apps.
- Brad Colbow
User Reviews 3 In my experience, I haven't encountered any slowdowns, stutters, or performance issues, a testament to the device's capability. Though the improvements may not be immediately noticeable compared to the previous model, the real value lies in the promised longevity and future-proofing through updates.
- The Everyday Dad
Tabletmonkeys Reviews Tabletmonkeys Reviews Pros:
- Up to 10 hours of multimedia usage.
- Good resolution and pixel density for media consumption.
- The A12 Bionic chip offers a substantial improvement in performance.
Cons:
- Limited internal storage options (32GB or 128GB).
- No USB-C, which may be a drawback for some users.
- Lack of advanced camera features.

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our dedicated team and users.

7.8
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Design 7 / 10

The Apple iPad (2020), also known as the 8th generation iPad, has made waves in the tablet scene since its release on September 18, 2020.

Performance Excellence

At its core, the A12 Bionic chip powers the iPad 10.2 (2020), ensuring a smooth and responsive experience.

Vibrant Display and Drawing Experience

The 10.2-inch Retina IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2160×1620 pixels provides a visually pleasing platform for media consumption.

While the non-laminated screen may slightly affect the drawing experience, the iPad compensates with a lag-free interaction when using the Apple Pencil.

Long-lasting Battery for All-Day Use

Equipped with a Li-Ion battery boasting a capacity of 32.4 Wh, the iPad 10.2 (2020) offers an impressive battery life of up to 10 hours during multimedia usage.

Sleek Design and Stylus Support

With its sleek design featuring a glass front, aluminum back, and aluminum frame, the iPad strikes a balance between portability and functionality.

Stylus support, specifically for the 1st generation Apple Pencil, enhances the tablet’s versatility, making it suitable for creative tasks.

Affordable and Accessible

What sets the iPad 10.2 (2020) apart is its affordability, making it an accessible entry point into the Apple ecosystem.

The tablet’s value proposition becomes even more apparent when considering the robust performance delivered by the A12 Bionic chip and its overall capabilities.

Conclusion: A Dynamic and Budget-Friendly Choice

In summary, the Apple iPad 10.2 (2020) is a dynamic and budget-friendly option in the tablet market.

Balancing performance, affordability, and versatility, it caters to a broad audience, making it an excellent choice for both creative individuals and everyday users.

Despite a few limitations, such as the non-laminated screen and limited storage options, the iPad 10.2 (2020) remains a commendable tablet, delivering a robust user experience at an attractive price point.

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