Apple launches new iPads

Apple has launched a new iPad Air and a new iPad Mini.

The two new models feature a 10.5-inch display and 7.9-inch display, respectively, and offer Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi+Cellular connectivity.

Colour options are silver, space grey, or gold.

“The all-new iPad Air in an ultra-thin 10.5-inch design, offering the latest innovations including Apple Pencil support and high-end performance at a breakthrough price,” said Apple.

This is thanks to the device’s A12 Bionic chip with Apple’s Neural Engine.

The new 7.9-inch iPad Mini is a “major upgrade for iPad Mini fans who love a compact, ultra-portable design packed with the latest technology”, added Apple. It also features the company’s A12 Bionic chip.

The pricing of the new iPads is as follows:

Wi-Fi Models

  • iPad Air 64GB – $499
  • iPad Air 256GB  – $649
  • iPad Mini 64GB – $399
  • iPad Mini 256GB – $549

Wi-Fi + Cellular Models

  • iPad Air 64GB – $629
  • iPad Air 256GB  – $779
  • iPad Mini 64GB – $529
  • iPad Mini 256GB – $679


New iPads
Specifications iPad Air iPad Mini
OS iOS 12 iOS 12
Display 10.5-inch LED (2,224 x 1,668) 7.9-inch LED (2,048 x 1,536)
Processor A12 Bionic 64-bit A12 Bionic 64-bit
Main Camera 8MP f/2.4 8MP f/2.4
Front Camera 7MP f/2.2 7MP f/2.2
Storage 64GB/256GB 64GB/256GB
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0 Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0
Cellular LTE LTE
Battery 30.2 watt-hour 19.1 watt-hour
Biometrics Touch ID Touch ID
Dimensions 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm (456g) 203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm (300g)
Ports Lightning, Nano-SIM, 3,5mm jack, Smart Connector Lightning, Nano-SIM, 3,5mm jack

New iPad Air

New iPad Mini

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