Apple presented tablets of the next generation iPad Air and iPad (5 photos)

One of the milestones during an Apple online eventwas the presentation of the updated iPad Air and iPad tablets. The new, fourth generation iPad Air will come in a design similar to the top-end iPad Pro. Tablet cases will have flat edges, rounded screen edges and thin bezels of the same size around the entire perimeter. As a result, the screen diagonal has reached 11 inches.

The resolution of the display with the Liqued Retina Display is 2360x1640. The screen supports True Tone and is made using full lamination technology.

IPad Air comes with a connectorUSB-C replacing Lightning. Using a universal connector will allow you to quickly connect drives, monitors and cameras to your computer. Smart Connector supports Magic Keyboard connection. The Touch ID fingerprint scanner is located in the power button on the side, and the Home button in the new tablets will not. The speaker system is equipped with stereo speakers. Has a magnetic mount for the 2nd generation Apple Pencil.

Hardware of the iPad Air 4 seriesruns on A14 Bionic processors, manufactured using 5nm process technology and having 11.8 million transistors. The platform receives a 6-core CPU, providing 40% faster performance of new devices compared to the previous generation iPad Air 3. The use of a quad-core GPU provides a 30% increase in graphics processing speed.

IPad Air 4 tablets will have the main12 megapixel camera that allows video recording in 4K format at 60 fps. The 7MP front camera supports Smart HDR. The tablet provides LTE connections up to 60% faster than previous models. Wi-Fi 6 and Magic Keyboard support announced. The battery life without recharging will be up to 10 hours.

IPad tablets will be launched on the market in OctoberAir 4 in five colors: space gray, silver, green, rose gold and blue sky. Depending on the configuration, the iPad Air 4 can be bought at the following prices: a model with 64 GB (Wi-Fi) - 55,990 rubles, a tablet with 64 GB (Wi-Fi + LTE) - 67,990 rubles. For iPad Air 4 models with 256 GB (Wi-Fi) storage, the price will be 69,990 rubles, and the top model with 256 GB (Wi-Fi + LTE) will cost 81,900 rubles.

8th generation iPads got smallerchanges. The devices are equipped with a 10.2-inch Retina display (2160x1620). The tablets continue to use the Lightning connector, there is a familiar Home button with a built-in Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Thickened bezels at the top and bottom of the screen are also preserved. Supports Apple Pencil 1st generation.

The main innovations in the iPad 8 affectedhardware running on a 6-core A12 Bionic. The developers claim that the tablet outperforms Windows laptops by 2 times, and Android tablets by 3 times.

The autonomy of the iPad 8 remains at the level10 hours. The device comes with a USB Type-C adapter. The tablet has stereo speakers located on one side of the device. IPad 8 sales will begin on September 18th. Depending on the configuration, the iPad 8 can be purchased at the following prices: a model with 32 GB (Wi-Fi) - 29,990 rubles, a tablet with 32 GB (Wi-Fi + LTE) - 41,990 rubles. For iPad 8 models with 128 GB (Wi-Fi) storage, the price will be 38,990 rubles, and the top model 128 GB (Wi-Fi + LTE) will cost 50,900 rubles.

Source: apple