iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822 ( iPad 9.7 inch) hands-on review in India

By: Team trendaround.com | Category: tablet | Updated On: 12/30/17
iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822 ( iPad 9.7 inch) hands-on review in India

March 2017 Apple has released a new addition to its tablets family,  iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822  also called iPad 9.7
There are two models 

  • A1822 iPad (5th generation) Wi-Fi only
  • A1823 iPad (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular(LTE)

Wi-Fi only model costs around 28,000 Rs and Cellular model costs around 40,000 Rs in India. Here are the brief iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822  hands-on review. 

1) Design - iPad 2017-5th generation A1822

Design - iPad 2017-5th generation A1822

As usual iPad designs are stunning, with no exception to that, iPad 5th gen (2017) also has a sleek stunning metallic body. And at the same time design is pretty much same as older iPad models like iPad Pro and iPad Air2.

Both the cellular and wifi models come with the dimension of  Height: 240 mm (9.4 inches) Width: 169.5 mm (6.6 inches) Depth: 7.5 mm (0.29 inches) and Weight: 469 g (1.03 pounds). 

iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822 ( iPad 9.7 inch) hands-on review in India

The device comes with 9.7-inch Retina display with 2048×1536 resolution. The screen is very bright, brightness is same as that of iPad Pro and 25% brighter that iPad Air2.

 

iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822 ( iPad 9.7 inch) hands-on review in India

But it misses out True Tone color adjustment feature and anti-reflective coating of the Pro. An anti-reflective coating is even found in iPad Air2  but it is missing here. iPad Pro has P3 color gamut as well as SRGB wide color display, that is not present in this model. But looking into the price range, which is as much as half of the iPad Pro display is vivid, brighter and stunning.

 iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822 ( iPad 9.7 inch) hands-on review in India

iPad 5th gen (2017) model comes with two speakers arranged in a single row at the bottom, either side of the Lightning to USB Cable port.  Speaker arrangement and quality are pretty much same as previous iPad Air2, compared to this iPad Pro have 4 speakers.  It is  It ls loud enough to watch movies and videos, also it has 3.5mm standard jack placed at the top.

iPad 5th gen (2017) model also comes with Touch ID. which can be used for unlocking as well as payments at the app store.

2) What's in the Box - iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822

What's in the Box - iPad 2017 - 5th generation A1822
 
  • iPad
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter

3) Specification - iPad 2017-5th generation A1822

 
Memory Capacity
  • 32GB
  • 128GB
Dimension
 
  • Height: 240 mm (9.4 inches)
  • Width: 169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
  • Depth: 7.5 mm (0.29 inches)
  • Weight: 469 g (1.03 pounds)
In the Box
  • iPad
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
Display
  • Retina display
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048x1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Processor
  • A9 chip with 64-bit architecture
  • Embedded M9 coprocessor
Camera
  • 8-megapixel camera
  • Live Photos
  • Autofocus
  • Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)
  • HDR for photos
  • Exposure control
  • Burst mode
  • Tap to focus
  • Timer mode
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Backside illumination
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Photo geotagging
Video Recording
  • 1080p HD video recording (30 fps)
  • Slow motion (120 fps)
  • Time-lapse video with stabilization
  • Video image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • 3x video zoom
  • Video geotagging
Front Camera
  • FaceTime HD camera
  • 1.2-megapixel photos
  • Live Photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination
  • HDR for photos and videos
  • Face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Connectivity

Wi-Fi model

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/c/g/n/ac); dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.2 technology

Wi-Fi + Cellular model

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/c/g/n/ac); dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.2 technology
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/ DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900 MHz)
  • LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41)4
  • Data only5
  • Wi-Fi calling4
  • Apple SIM compatible
Battery
  • Built-in 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium‑polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor