Apple announced its 5th generation iPad, named as iPad Air at an event that took place yesterday. Now we have both hardware and software details of this latest iPad tablet. Check them out below.
iPad Air Features:
Starting from the screen size, there is something eye-popping in it. The design will remind you the iPad mini which was launched last year. Apple iPad Air is thinner and lighter as compared to its predecessors. The footprint of tablet has got shrink in it, even there is no compromise with the screen size, wreath goes to smaller bezel. The dimensions of the tablet are 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm. The 7.5 mm thickness makes it 20 percent thinner than the predecessor. WiFi model weighs 469 g, while the 3G/LTE model weighs 478 g. These stats tell that iPad Air is quite easy to carry along. Good for those who travel a lot.
Apple iPad Air sports 9.7-inches LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen that offers 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution. Pixel density is 264 ppi. Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating provides the protection to the screen.
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Coming to the performance part, you can expect Apple iPad Air to perform all tasks at a whopping speed, as it boasts Dual-core 1.3GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) processor and 64-bit Apple A7 chipset. Interestingly, M7 motion coprocessor is also there in the tablet. If we go with the words of Apple, then the iPad Air is 8 times faster and gives 72 times better graphics performance than its predecessor. If the claim is actually true, then iPad Air is far better than its predecessor in terms of performance.
Apple iPad Air comes with latest iOS 7 mobile operating system, which was released by Apple on 18th September. This new iPad tablet has got bunch of in-built features like Siri, AirDrop, iCloud Keychain, etc.
Primary camera in the iPad Air is 5MP with resolution 2592 x 1944 pixels and autofocus feature. Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR are other interesting features that are there in the new iPad tablet, This incredible camera lets you shoot videos of 1080p@30fps quality. There is Secondary camera of 1.2MP that has features like face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular. It lets you record videos of 720p@30fps quality.
Apple iPad Air’s in-built memory size ranges from 8GB to 128GB. There is no extra card slot in the tablet for memory expansion. RAM is 1GB DDR3.
The connectivity feature-set includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, USB v2.0. Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) offers up to 10h talk time.
Apple iPad Air will be available from 1st November. It will land in silver and white and space grey and black color options. 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB Wi-Fi models will cost $499, $599, $699 and $799 respectively. For Wi-Fi and 4G models, you’ll have to pay $130 more than the aforementioned price of each model.
Here at iPadAirInfo, we’ll update you with each and every detail on this amazing tablet. Stay connected!
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