Apple iPad 10.2 (2020) – most common questions answered

1. iPad 10.2 is not compatible with Magic Keyboard.
2. You can use it with Apple Pencil.
3. The new iPad 10.2 doesn’t have Face ID.
4. iPad 10.2 is up to 2 times faster than the top-selling Windows laptop.

Note: A newer model has been released. Make sure to read all iPad 10.2 (2021) FAQs.

What’s the main difference between the new and old iPad 10.2?

It’s the performance. The new model will work faster and smoother thanks to a new processor. It’s up to three times faster than a competing tablet running on Android system. The rest of features is basically the same.

Can I use Apple Pencil with the new iPad 10.2?

Yes, but keep in mind that only 1st-generation Apple Pencil is compatible with this model.

Is iPad 10.2 2020 compatible with Magic Keyboard?

No, it’s not. If you think about using Magic Keyboard because of its touchpad, you can find a few good alternatives among third-party iPad keyboard cases with trackpad.

How fast is iPad 10.2 released in 2020?

According to Apple, the new tablet is:

  • Up to 6 times faster than the most popular Chromebook.
  • Up to 2 times faster than the top-selling Windows laptop.
  • Up to 3 times faster than the best-selling Android tablet.

What generation is the new iPad 10.2?

Officially, it’s the 8th-generation iPad. However, if you want to search the web or online stores for news, tips, and accessories, using the phrase “iPad 10.2 2020” will bring more relevant results. “iPad 10.2″ was more popular than ‘iPad 7,” and I expect users to continue defining the basic iPad with the size of its display.

Which iPad 10.2 should I buy: the old or new one?

If you need a tablet for simple tasks, such as browsing the web or writing emails, you can buy iPad 10.2 2019 (and save some money as the price will soon go down). If you want to play games or intensively use your Apple Pencil, you should go for iPad 10.2 2020.

Which 2020 model is better: iPad 10.2 or iPad Air 4?

It all depend on what you are looking for. iPad Air 4 combines affordability of the basic iPad with advanced features of iPad Pro models.

Will my current iPad 10.2 cover fit the new one?

Yes, it will. Dimensions, as well as location of ports and buttons, are the same. And there are plenty of awesome iPad 10.2 cases already available, not only the boring folio stands or way too popular tri-fold covers.

Is Apple iPad 10.2 (2020) good for reading?

Yes, it’s a great reading device. Its display is large and crisp enough to read not only novels but also digital magazines, comic books, or textbooks. However, as the tablet is quite heavy, you may have a problem with one-handed use.

What is iPad 10.2 released in 2020 best for?

Having in mind Apple Pencil support and all the benefits of iPadOS 14, the newest iPad is the best replacement for a good old notebook.

When is the best time to upgrade to the new iPad 10.2?

Don’t wait for considerable price drops – you won’t see them this year. The best time to go for the new iPad is when your old tablet stops working correctly after upgrading to the newest system.

Does iPad 10.2 have Face ID?

No, it doesn’t. To securely unlock the device you can use Touch ID that’s a part of the Home button located under the screen.

Can I use a trackpad-enabled keyboard case with my iPad 10.2?

Yes, you can use such a case – we list a few best ones in the following list. To make the trackpad work, make sure your iPad is updated to the latest iPadOS.

What are the dimensions of my iPad 10.2?

It’s always good to keep the dimensions at hand and compare them with data provided by case producers. The dimensions of iPad 10.2 models released in 2020 and 2019 are (height × width × depth):

  • 9.8 × 6.8 × 0.29 inches
  • 250.6 × 174.1 × 7.5 millimeters

Which iPad 10.2 storage is best for me?

It depends on two factors: whether you use a cloud storage (such as iCloud or Google Drive) and whether you keep many files on your iPad. If you want to download multiple Netflix movies to watch offline and if you have lots of own files (audiobooks, movies, photos), you’d better choose the bigger storage.

Is iPad 10.2 2020 available on Amazon?

Yes, it’s available on Amazon. There is no need to register in Apple’s online store. On Amazon, you can buy the iPad together with the case and a few other accessories.

⇢ iPad 10.2 on Amazon

Keep exploring. Here are other tips and lists for iPad users:

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Published by Piotr Kowalczyk

Geek and book lover who has been recently updated to the latest beta operating system which is still full of bugs. Blogger by day, designer by night. Founder of Ebook Friendly and Geek Updated.

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