Apple will be organizing an education-focused event on 27 March. In that event, it is expected that Apple might launch low-cost iPads along with a new cheap MacBook Air.
Now reports have started coming that, the Apple Pencil support might make an entry to the cheap and education focused iPad that might get launched in the upcoming event. Apple organizing an event in March is surprising because the tech giant usually hosts WWDC in June and iPhone vents in September. This time Apple has decided to organize the vent in a school. This indicates that the upcoming Apple vent on March 27 will be mainly focused on education.
Apple feels that through its low-cost iPads and other devices, students will get benefitted and enhance their knowledge. As per the latest reports, the Apple pencil support will be included in a new low-cost iPad. This indicates that Apple is focused on making education more reachable and, studies more interesting among students through its low-cost iPads. The Apple Pencil is a stylus that was first included in the company’s first iPad Pro. Since then, Apple has kept its Pencil support limited to only the iPad Pro series. But, recently Ming-Chi Kuo informed the investors that Apple might include its Pencil support in its upcoming, education-focused iPad.
Kuo also added that the future iPhones might also have the Apple pencil support. Kuo is known for his accurate predictions regarding Apple’s upcoming new devices as well as features. According to Kuo, for the year 2018, Apple is expected to ship around 9-10 million units of Pencil after the 27 March announcement. He said that last year the demand for the low-cost 9.7 inch iPad reached sky high and it wants to carry forward this momentum by enabling Pencil support to its low-cost iPads. Through this Apple wants to “differentiate the product from low-cost Android tablets in the market” as said by Kuo.