Apple is reportedly ready to announce a cheaper iPad model geared towards educators and students at its upcoming March 27 event in Chicago.
Apple's new focus on education and a potential release of a lower-priced iPad for students is directly aimed at a market that's dominated by Google Chromebooks and Android tablets.
The educational market is worth around $17.7B globally and Google holds a big chunk of it - 60% share.
Currently Apple's cheapest iPad will run you €399 for a 32GB variant. On the opposite end there are a bunch of Chromebooks by Asus, Samsung and Acer that cost below $300.
Apple may also be working on a cheaper Mac, aimed at students but it will be announced later on.
A littke less spyware Goggle / Android in my life. It will be a better life.
Yes, usually with a very slight discount. Apple is the pinnacle of greed.
If that's so, what processors are they going to use.The Apple A8, A8X, A9 again, or the A9X. At the end of the day, iPads will always be more better optimized, powerful, and more efficient than most Android tablets. I'm sure the memory will be the sa...