Many people predict that Apple will introduce a cheap MacBook Air or iPad at this event to suit teachers and students.
Apple just announced that it will hold an event on March 27 and will focus on “new creative ideas for teachers and students”.
Not a lot of ideas were revealed through Apple’s press invitation – it just featured the stylized Apple logo image plus the words “let’s go on a journey” and this sounds good on the theme. sex.
Recently, there are rumors that Apple is developing cheaper versions of MacBook and iPad, so it is not excluded that these devices are reserved for the education sector (which only needs the devices to meet the needs. most basic learning, teaching).
Another interesting detail is that the event will not be held at Apple’s new Apple Park campus in Cupertino. Instead, Apple opted for a high school in Chicago. The Chicago Board of Education recently added computer science as a mandatory requirement when students graduate from public schools in the city, and this fits into Apple’s upcoming event focus.
According to information from Digitimes and reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple is planning to introduce a new version of the MacBook Air with a 13.3-inch Retina display, 2560 x 1600 pixels. This device will be sold at prices from 799 to 899 USD, suitable for teachers and students.
Apple has been trying to turn the iPad into a learning tool over the years, so there are rumors that Apple is preparing to launch a new 9.7-inch iPad for $ 259 (cheaper than the version. cost $ 329 currently).
In addition, the stylized logo in the invitation can also suggest iPad-related content and especially the Apple Pencil stylus.
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* Source: Young intellectuals