Apple unveils new iPad Air with A14 Bionic Chip, 8th Gen iPad 10.2 tags along

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Along with Apple Watch Series 6, company has also unveiled its new iPad Air and 8th Generation Apple iPad. These come in Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + Cellular models.

The new iPad Air houses 10.9 inch IPS true-tone display with Wide P3 colors and comes with fingerprint resistant Oleophobic coating. It supports 2nd Gen Apple Pencil and boasts 1.8% reflectivity.

Pumping inside new Apple iPad Air is A14 bionic Chip. It has 64GB / 256GB storage space and houses 7MP front and 12MP rear shooter. It has stereo speakers, dual Mic and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. It has 28.6Wh battery with USB-C charging.

The new 8th Gen Apple iPad 10.2 features in a slightly smaller 10.2-inch display. It has same fingerprint resistant oleophobic coating. Under the hood is A12 Bionic chipset paired with 32GB / 128GB storage options. It has 1.2MP front and 8MP rear shooter and 32.4Wh battery capacity.

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New Apple iPad Air Specifications

  • Colors: Silver, Space Gray, Rose Gold, Green, Sky Blue
  • Dimensions: 247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm
  • Weight: 458 grams (Wi-Fi) / 460 grams (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
  • SIM: Nano SIM Tray (optional) / eSiM
  • Operating System: iOS 14
  • Display: 10.9-inch LED-Backlit IPS Fully laminated display with 2360 x 1640 pixels resolution, 264ppi pixel density, 500nits brightness, supports Apple Pencil (2st Gen), Fingerprint resistant Oleophobic coating, Wide P3 color gamut, True Tone display, 1.8% reflectivity, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: A14 Bionic Chip with 64-bit Architecture and Neural Engine
  • Storage: 64GB / 256GB
  • FaceTime camera: 7MP (photos) with F/2.4 Aperture, Retina Flash, Backside illumination, Body and Face detection, Face Time video and Audio
  • Rear camera: 12MP with F/2.4 Aperture, 5-element lens, Hybrid IR Filter, Backside Illumination, Up to 63MP panorama, HDR, Auto Image Stabilization, Body and Face detection, 4K at 30/60fps, Slo-mo video 1080p at 120/240fps, Time-lapse video stabilization, video image stabilization, 3x video zoom
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, Dual Microphone
  • Connectivity: Optional 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.116 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), HT80 with MIMO, Bluetooth V5.0, USB Type-C
  • Location: Digitial Compass, Wi-Fi iBeacon Microlocation, GPS/GNSS (in cellular)
  • Battery: 28.6Wh built-in Lithium-Polymer battery. Offers up to 10 hours of surfing on Wi-Fi or up to 9 hours using cellular network.
  • Sensors: Touch ID (unlock iPad), Three-axis Gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer, Ambient Light
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Apple iPad 8th Gen 10.2 Specifications

  • Colors: Silver, Space Gray, Gold
  • Dimensions: 250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 490 grams (Wi-Fi) / 495 grams (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
  • SIM: Nano SIM Tray (optional) / eSiM
  • Operating System: iOS 14
  • Display: 10.2-inch LED-Backlit IPS display with 2160 x 1620 pixels resolution, 265ppi pixel density, 500nits brightness, supports Apple Pencil (1st Gen), Fingerprint resistant Oleophobic coating, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: A12 Bionic Chip with 64-bit Architecture and Neural Engine
  • Storage: 32GB / 128GB
  • FaceTime camera: 1.2MP (photos) with F/2.4 Aperture, Retina Flash, Backside illumination, Body and Face detection, Face Time video and Audio
  • Rear camera: 8MP with F/2.4 Aperture, 5-element lens, Hybrid IR Filter, Backside Illumination, Up to 43MP panorama, HDR, Auto Image Stabilization, Body and Face detection, 1080p at 30fps, Slo-mo video 720p at 120fps, Time-lapse video stabilization, video image stabilization, 3x video zoom
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, Dual Microphone
  • Connectivity: Optional 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), HT80 with MIMO, Bluetooth V4.2
  • Location: Digitial Compass, Wi-Fi iBeacon Microlocation, GPS/GNSS (in cellular)
  • Battery: 32.4Wh built-in Lithium-Polymer battery. Offers up to 10 hours of surfing on Wi-Fi or up to 9 hours using cellular network.
  • Sensors: Touch ID (unlock iPad), Three-axis Gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer, Ambient Light

The new iPad (8th generation) is available to order starting today on apple.com and in the Apple Store app in more than 25 countries and regions, including the US. iPad will be available beginning Friday, September 18, with a starting price of $329 (US) for the Wi-Fi model and $459 (US) for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model, and comes in silver, space gray, and gold finishes in 32GB and 128GB configurations.

The new iPad Air will be available starting next month on apple.com and in the Apple Store app in 30 countries and regions, including the US. Wi-Fi models of iPad Air will be available with a starting price of $599 (US) and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at $729 (US). The new iPad Air, in 64GB and 256GB configurations, will be available in five beautiful finishes including silver, space gray, rose gold, green, and sky blue.

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