Physical Location Closed For In-Store Shopping - Shop Online with Curbside Pickup by Appointment!
Q&A - iPads

Q&A - iPads

By: SVA Campus StoreComments: 0

Which iPad is right for me?

Every iPad is great! And the iPads all have great features in common.To help navigate which one is best for you, it's best to understand the difference between each one and how it can be used in your everyday life. You can use the Compare iPad models page on to compare the different models.


iPad WiFi vs iPad WiFi Cellular?

A Wifi only iPad only connects to a WiFi network or hotspot once you are in range. The WiFi Cellular model will connect using a cellular connection provided through your cellular data provider with a separate cellular data plan.


Which storage capacity should I get with my iPad?

With the iPad you have a range of storage capacity from 32GB up to 1TB. If you hardly shoot any photos or videos on your iPad you should be fine with 64GB. If you plan to edit and store photos and videos especially 4K video, consider one of the larger storage sizes.


Do I really need the Apple Pencil?

With having the Apple Pencil, it helps enhance your iPad experience. The Apple Pencil helps navigate your way through your iPad as a fine point tool and gives you more control with different apps. It is also great for taking notes. As a designer, you can draw, illustrate, and retouch, with many design apps which are available through app store.


What’s the difference between the 1st generation pencil and the 2nd generation pencil ?

The 1st generation pencil is designed for the iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini and uses the lighting port for charging and pairing to your iPad.
The 2nd generation Apple Pencil is designed for the iPad Pro models and uses wireless charging and pairing and attaches to your iPad Pro magnetically. The Apple 2nd generation pencil is priced at $119 and the 1st generation Apple pencil is priced at $89.


Can I run adobe creative cloud on my iPad?

Adobe offers the creative cloud for mobile which allows you to stay organized and connected providing access on your iPad. You can access all your files and folders stored in your Creative Cloud account.


What other accessories would I need with my iPad?

The Smart Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Key Folio deliver a great typing experience and offer a full sized keyboard. Take advantage of their built in Smart Connector to transfer data to your iPad and power to the keyboards. The Smart keyboard starts at $159.



Can my iPad connect with my computer as an external display?

With Apples new built in application Sidecar, you can use your iPad as a display that extends or mirrors your Mac desktop. Sidecar requires a compatible Mac using macOS Catalina and a compatible iPad using iPad OS13 Check out Sidecars systems requirements at, for additional requirements.


Should I purchase AppleCare + for my iPad?

Get peace of mind when you purchase AppleCare + for your iPad. AppleCare+ extends your iPad, Apple Pencil, and Apple‐branded iPad keyboard coverage and includes up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage every 24 months.
Each incident is subject to a service fee of $49 for iPad and $29 for Apple Pencil or Apple‐branded iPad keyboard, plus applicable tax.


Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published

Subscribe to our Newsletter!


Create an account

Having an account with us will allow you to check out faster in the future, store multiple addresses, view and track your orders in your account, and more.


Recently added

You have no items in your shopping cart

Total excl. tax:$0.00

Calculate shipping costs

No shipping methods found for this country