New iPad 9.7 (2017)Tablet Review: Price & Specifications

New iPad 9.7 2017 price in Kenya

Finally, Apple has heard our cry and released a cheap new iPad. This is a refresh/ update to iPad Air 2 – the release was way back in 2014. The iPad is currently, the world “most selling” tablet, even the likes of Microsoft surface can’t have not had much dent on its sales.

In this article, we review the NEW IPAD 9.7 (2017) in Kenya and where to buy in Nairobi and other parts of the country.

Almost everything is upgraded in this tablet, from the screen, to performance and even the overall user experience.

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Where to Buy the New iPad 9.7 2017 in Kenya

The tablet costs Kshs 50,000 in the country. You can have it delivered in all parts and all major towns.
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IPad 9.7 2017 Key Features

These are the key fetures of the ipad 9.7

  • Display Size: 9.7 inches
  • Screen Type: Retina
  • Screen Resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 264 ppi
  • Operating System: iOS 10
  • Storage Capacity: 32GB or 128GB
  • Primary Camera: 8MP
  • Secondary Camera: 1.2MP
  • Network: 4G
  • Battery Life: 10 hours

specifications of the Apple iPad 9.7

Design & Build Quality

First, the all metal body has come to be the signature design of all Apple products. That can also be said for this new tablet.

Coming in with the colors, there are 3 choices here, space gray, rose gold and silver. The decision you make here will come down to personal preference

Display Quality

Of all the things to look up to in the new iPad 9.7 2017, is the display quality. It comes with a 9.7-inch Retina display that looks stunning.

From all previous models, we can easily judge and predict the vividness and detail of the screen. Most suitable for watching movies, display.

New iPad 9.7 2017 Performance

The device runs Apple A9 64-BIT chip. With these, the apps running are so fluid and fast which generally leads to a satisfying user experience. To add to that, the use of two apps at the simultaneously is also possible thanks to the chip.Performance of Apple iPad

Furthermore, iOS 10 is one of the most advanced operating systems in the world. With it there are thousands of possibilities with the over 1 million apps available at the App Store.


Ipad 9.7 2017 starts at $329 in the US for the Wi-Fi only, when it comes to Kenya, it will be around Kshs 50,000 considering that its new. The 32GB Wi-Fi plus cellular GB model will start at $459


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The following are the specifications of the new iPad 9.7 (2017)


  • Processor: 64-bit Apple A9 1.85 dual core
  • Operating System: iOS 10
  • 240 x 170 x 7.5mm
  • Weight:469 g
  • SIM: Single Sim
  • Colors: Space gray, rose gold, silver


  • Size: 9.7 inches
  • Resolution: 2048 x 1536
  • Pixel Density: 264 ppi


  • Front facing: 1.2 MP facetime
  • Rear Camera: 8MP


  • 32GB or 128GB
  • No memory card support


  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • 3G
  • 4G LTE
  • WLAN

Media Playback

  • Mp3, WAV, FLAC, Eacc+
  • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm


  • 10 hours battery usage
  • 4Wh

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