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US tech giant Apple unveil latest iPad for lowest-ever price

US tech giant Apple has unveiled their latest version of its popular iPad tablet – and it’s set to retail at the lowest-ever price for a full-sized tablet from the company. The newly updated product will be available to order from Friday and has a starting price of $329. In addition to this, Apple also disclosed that its smaller iPhone SE model will be available in 32 and 128 gigabyte (GB) versions which will subsequently replace the 16GB and 64GB models.

The tech colossus also revealed that the hardware updates in the product are incremental improvements that were announced without a major media event to publicize the new technologies. It has also been reported in recent months that Apple is set to unveil an update to its flagship iPhone this autumn that may have a series of new features such as wireless charging, 3-D facial recognition and a curved display. The new iPad model starts at 32 GB of storage and replaces the iPad Air 2. It will be slightly less expensive than the smaller iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399 for a 128 GB model.

Apple also unveiled a new app for creating videos which also enables you to share them with friends on its iOS devices. This new feature, coupled with extra iMessage features released in the last number of years have ensured that the organization is competing with features in social networking applications such as Snap Inc. Their new app has been named ‘Clips’ and it allows users to add captions and speech bubbles to videos which they can subsequently share on social networks such as Facebook, Instagram or Apple’s own messaging app, where videos can be sent to contacts with a single tap. But unlike applications like Snap or other messaging apps, users can add captions to videos using their voice.