- Tram Ho
People familiar with Apple history often argue about the birth date of one of the best products Apple ever made – the iPad tablet. Many people remember the day the legendary tablet was sold (April 3, 2010), but no matter what, the iPad was born 10 years ago. Back then, Steve Jobs stepped onto the stage and seemed to freeze the world. Since then, tablets have been used in healthcare services, painting, and public art. On 9/12/2010, iPad became the device of the year voted by TIME.
Steve Jobs with the first iPad
If the iPhone was greeted enthusiastically by many, the excitement here turned out to be indescribable. On its first day of sale, the company sold more than 300,000 iPads – none of them were sold in 2010. It’s no coincidence that fall, Oprah Winfrey (Queen of Television) has called the iPad “the greatest invention of the century”. Since then, what has happened to the iPad?
10 years of iPad. Photo: statista
2011 is a “good-to-do” year for Apple tablets – a time when the public is “enjoying” the iPad. At the beginning of the year, March 2, Apple released the iPad 2 with a battery life of up to 10 hours and two cameras (while rapper P. Diddy was riding a yacht controlled from the iPad). Soon after, the band Gorillaz released The Fall, which was fully recorded on the iPad. To the point that on May 9, Queen Elizabeth II ordered herself an iPad after seeing it from Prince Harry and Prince William.
This is a yacht piloted from an iPad
In the same year, the iPad began to penetrate deeply into the aviation industry. In mid-2011, Alaska Airlines was the first airline to allow on-board pilots to use an iPad instead of paperwork, and later that year, the US Federal Aviation Administration approved the use of the iPad in the cockpit. all phases of flight. Even then, the iPad began to be used in restaurants – such as Bone’s steakhouse in the US, which placed its wine list on tablets.
Pilots started using the iPad
The new iPad (iPad 3) year 201
The new iPad
Apple started releasing its iBooks 2 book library in January, and a new app allows Apple’s tablet to be used as a complete learning tool – iTunes U for iPad is born. In March, the re-launch was held in Cupertino – this time The new iPad with Retina display (3rd generation) was released. However, it was completely surprising that on October 23 of the same year, Apple put the 3rd generation iPad in the form of “antiques” when launching iPad 4 and iPad mini. Perhaps, the third-generation iPad owners at that time felt a bit offended.
iPad 4 and iPad mini 1 (also in 2012)
The popularity of Apple tablets is on the rise. On 12/12, Pope Benedict XVI blessed users via Twitter using iPad.
The Pope is also proficient in the iPad
2013 was an equally important year for the iPad – in particular, Apple’s tablet started to penetrate a variety of industries. So in January, Jorge Colombo (illustrator) painted the world’s first cover for The New Yorker on his iPad. Six months later, astronaut Christopher Hadfield brought his iPad to the ISS and sang the song “Space Oddity” by David Bowie. That same year. Square – a company specializing in the manufacture of cashier equipment has introduced Square Stand. This is an iPad integrated cash register and so far, the company is constantly updating the latest iPad devices for its line of cash registers.
IPad integrated cash register with square stand
Starting that year, Apple also decided to hold its annual new tablet showcase in the fall. On October 22, 2013, the iPad Air and iPad mini 2 with thinner and lighter design and Retina display appeared.
iPad Air and iPad mini 2
By this point, the number of apps on the App Store had reached 500,000, and Microsoft even had to release an Office suite for the iPad even though it was uncomfortable with Apple. On October 16, Tim Cook continued to introduce iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.
iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
The first fruits of the use of the iPad in the aviation industry appeared, when the family of a pilot escaped using an iPad to navigate flights in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA. The tablet has provided information about altitude and flight speed to help pilots make an emergency landing after the aircraft’s electrical system failed to operate on February 6, 2015. Since then, Apple’s tablets have grown in popularity, and on September 9, the iPad Pro with a 12.9-inch screen and the iPad mini 4 appeared.
12.9-inch iPad Pro and iPad mini 4
The first half of the year is full of iPad related events. On January 21, Microsoft released an update to the Office app for iPad Pro with Apple Pencil support, and just a month later, its pencil-based Apple tablet revolutionized the sketching industry. Page. At the same time, the iPad began to be used by the American Major Baseball League coaches.
Microsoft Office for iPad Pro with Apple Pencil support
To many people after that, it was a surprise that Apple held a new iPad launch in the spring. On March 21, a similar “affordable” iPad was released. Apple introduced the low-cost iPad Gen 5 with a similar design to its predecessors with a slightly thicker size, slightly upgraded in configuration and cheaper at an educational event.
The 10.5-inch iPad Pro has 30% faster performance and 40% better graphics performance than its predecessor thanks to the new A10X and M10 co-processors. Meanwhile, the 12.9-inch version gets similar upgrades, but in general there aren’t many design changes. Shortly thereafter, NHL (North American ice hockey tournament) installed an iPad Pro so that the coaches can change strategies during the match.
What happened 1 month later? Apple has released a new iPad Pro! There are 2 models: 10.5 and 12.9 inches. That was really surprising.
New iPad Pro
At the March event, Apple unveiled the 6th generation iPad. In the middle of the year, Russian architects Vasily Krivoshein and Elena Motorina designed the stadium in Kaliningrad for the 2018 World Cup using the iPad. Pro and Apple Pencil.
This time, there is no iPad launch in June – the new iPad Pro with 11-inch and 12.9-inch Liquid Retina displays was introduced on October 30.
iPad in 2019
On March 18, Apple released the iPad mini 5 and iPad Air (2019).
Here’s how Tim Cook “leaked” the new iPad mini 5
In September, Apple revealed a new version of its most popular iPad (7th generation). By the end of the month, the company had sold more than 450 million tablets since 2010. More than expected, Adobe Photoshop was released on November 4th for the iPad.
In 2020, iFan has added many new options. iPad Pro 2020 was released in March with extremely powerful hardware and beautiful design alongside software that is getting better each day. Perhaps the biggest impression with the iPad Pro 2020 is the rear camera system, especially the LiDAR sensor
Apple Event in September, Apple released two more iPad 8th generation and iPad Air. Basically, iPad 8 will continue to be a “popular” tablet from Apple to users thanks to its affordable price. Meanwhile, the slightly more expensive iPad Air 4 is aimed at a group of people who need a slim yet powerful product.
What about iPad now?
Apple tablets continue to be used by millions of users around the world, including in Vietnam – from casual buyers and entrepreneurs to creative individuals. So Pokras Lampas, an artist and calligrapher, has created many of his masterpieces using the iPad. Vasily Krivoshein, the architect of FOK # 1 drew up Torpedo Stadium using the iPad and Apple Pencil at all the design and construction stages. In addition, iPad is also widely used in retail chains and hotels.
Pokras Lampas creates new masterpieces on iPad
iPad is widely used in design
The 10-year sales result of the iPad is extremely impressive and brings hope that Apple will spend a lot of effort to create and develop new features of this unique device. Thanks to the App Store, a variety of apps have been created exclusively for iOS, allowing you to use your tablet not only for entertainment, but also for work and study. Do you have an interesting iPad story?
The following infographic will help you more authentically visualize the iPad family from 2010 to 2019:
iPad is an irreplaceable assistant for students, designers, artists as well as anyone who regularly has to travel on business. When it was first released, fans who loved Apple believed that 2020 will be a year of new heights for the iPad.
Source : Genk