Apple’s base iPad is not for early adopters. Instead, This iPad is for those who want a more than capable tablet at a relatively affordable price. And if you want a tablet with extra storage, you have an opportunity to grab it at $50 off. At Amazon, the 256GB iPad is back down to its record-low price of $429. Currently, only the space gray WiFi model is this low, but if you want must have a silver variant, you can get that one for $450.
The 2021 Apple tablet has a few key differences from the previous model. Apple upgraded the processor inside to Apple’s A13 Bionic Chip, which provides an overall smooth experience and boost in performance. We did not experience any hiccups or slowdowns when using the iPad to play games, web browsing, watch videos, message, and draw. For most people, the A13 Chip is more than powerful enough to handle everything you could throw at this iPad.
Apple also updated the base storage and the front-facing cameras on the new iPad. The base model has 64GB of storage now, but with these models on sale, you’re getting the maximum amount possible: 256GB. That will come in handy if you plan to store many photos or documents on the iPad or have a lot of apps and games you want to keep on the device at all times.