Buy if You Want Apple Pencil Support
Originally restricted to the iPad Pro, Apple's expanded the Apple Pencil to the entry-level iPad, allowing you to do more at a lower price.
This isn't the first entry-level iPad with Pencil support, but if you don't upgrade every year, and no one should really be doing that with this model, you get this new feature.
With the Apple Pencil, you can take notes, annotate files and pictures, sketch and much more. This uses the original Apple Pencil that plugs into the iPad to charge.
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