The 3 best iPads of 2023 (including the cheapest price)

Are you looking for a new iPad but don’t know which one yet? Then that works out well! We have listed the 3 best iPads of 2023 for you.

The best iPads of 2023

When purchasing a new iPad, you can choose from 4 different models: the iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad Mini. In addition to the differences in size, there is also a difference in the processor. To help you make the right choice, we have listed the best iPads of 2023 for you.

ipad air 2022 vs ipad air 2020 comparison highlighted

With the iPad you have a versatile Apple tablet in your hands. Thanks to this tablet, you can enjoy your favorite films and series everywhere. Are you on the road a lot? With the help of a number of handy iPad accessories such as the Apple Pencil, Magic Keyboard or Magic Mouse, you can also transform your iPad into a notepad or laptop.

#1. Top choice: iPad Air 2022

This iPad Air 2022 is the latest variant in the Air series. Despite a number of innovations, the design has remained exactly the same. The tablet has a 10.9-inch LCD screen and fingerprint scanner with Touch ID. This fingerprint scanner is integrated into the power button.

The improvements in this new model are mainly in the new processor. Thanks to the M1 chip (which we know from the iPad Pro 2021), the iPad Air 2022 is also a lot faster and more powerful. You can choose from a storage capacity of 64GB or 256GB. Furthermore, the tablet is available in the following colors: blue, gray, silver, pink and purple.

Check out the iPad Air 2022

#2. Best price/quality ratio: iPad 2021

iPad 2021

Are you looking for an entry-level iPad that is also budget-friendly? Then the iPad 2021 highly recommended! This model is finally equipped with the home button with Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Thanks to the A13-Bionic chip, the iPad 2021 is about 20 percent faster than the previous variants. The design of the tablet consists of a 10.2-inch screen with a resolution of 2160×1620 pixels. We also see a 12-MP ultra-wide-angle camera on the front.

Do you plan to take a lot of notes? Then this iPad is also suitable for use as a notepad thanks to the support for the 1st generation Apple Pencil. With apps such as Goodnotes or Notability you have your notes with you anytime, anywhere. The iPad 2021 is available with a storage capacity of 64GB or 256GB.

Check out the iPad 2021

#3. Best laptop alternative: iPad Pro 2022

With the iPad Pro 2022 you have Apple’s most powerful and fastest iPad in your hands. This successor to the iPad Pro 2021 is no less than 15 to 60 percent faster thanks to the M2 chip. This is especially useful when you want to use more demanding video editing programs such as Final Cut Pro. Other smaller improvements include the faster WiFi connection and some models have 5G support.

The iPad Pro 2022 is available in two different sizes: 11-inch and 12.9-inch. You can choose from two colors: space gray and silver. This smallest size is easy to take with you in your bag or backpack when you are on the road a lot. Thanks to a number of accessories such as the Apple Pencil and the Magic Keyboard, you can even transform it into a laptop.

  • View the iPad Pro 11-inch at Belsimpel: from 1069 euros for 999 euros
  • View the iPad Pro 12.9-inch at Belsimpel: from 1469 euros for 1339 euros

iPad accessories

With the Apple Pencil you can write down your notes wherever you are. There are three different variants of this Pencil available: the Apple Pencil 1st generation, Apple Pencil 2nd generation and finally the Apple Pencil with USB-C connection. You can charge the 1st Apple Pencil in the lightning port of your iPad. Keep an eye on: the Apple Pencil 1 does not support the iPad Pro 2022 and the iPad Air 2022.

Apple recently presented the new Apple Pencil with USB-C. This new pencil looks like a cross between the Apple Pencil 1 and Apple Pencil 2. As the name suggests, the new version has a USB-C connection. It is also possible to click the pencil onto the iPad Pro and iPad Air 2022, among others, thanks to the magnet

  • Check out the Apple Pencil 1st generation
  • Check out the Apple Pencil 2nd generation
  • View the Apple Pencil with USB-C

Thanks to the Magic Keyboard, you can transform your new iPad into a laptop. With this wireless keyboard you can work even faster. The keys are backlit and thanks to the integrated trackpad you always have a mouse at hand. Are you done with work? Then you fold the keyboard and easily slide it into your bag or backpack.

  • View the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro 11-inch
  • View the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro 12.9-inch

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