What is the new iPad Air 4?
Last month Apple revealed a revamped iPad Air with slimmer bezels that it stated would appear in October, however, it didn’t provide a specific date for when it would start taking orders. With October now upon us, there are indications that the brand-new iPad Air might launch imminently, rather than later in the month. Take reference from the previous launch, the third week of October (or earlier) seems likely for the lion city.
The brand-new iPad Air is the very first Apple device with Touch ID constructed into the power button. That has actually allowed Apple to include a completely laminated 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with Real Tone, P3 large colour support, and an anti-reflective finishing.
It’s likewise the very first time Apple has debuted a new AXX-series chip in an iPad prior to an iPhone. The new iPad Air is powered by the brand-new 5nm-based, six-core A14 Bionic chip for up to 40 percent faster efficiency and as much as 30 percent faster graphics than the previous-generation iPad Air. It’s the exact same chip anticipated to be used for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models, which are anticipated to be announced this month.
Apple’s iPad Air is also the first iPad to offer distinct colour options similar to iPhone colours. The iPad Air is readily available in silver, area grey, rose gold, green, and sky blue.
Like the iPad Pro, the new iPad Air features a USB-C port instead of a Lightning adapter and likewise features a 12-megapixel rear camera for higher-resolution photos and 4K video recording.
The brand-new iPad Air will be available on Apple.com and the Apple Store app in 30 nations and areas when it introduces. Wi-Fi designs will start at $879 while cellular models will begin at $1,079, with 64GB and 256GB storage capabilities available.
Capacity: 64 GB and 256 GB
Size: 9.74 inches (247.6 mm) x 7 inches (178.5 mm)
Weight: Wi-Fi models: 1.0 pound (458 grams); Wi-Fi + cellular models: 1.01 pounds (460 grams)
Speakers: Top and bottom
In the box: iPad Air, USB-C charge cable, and 20W USB-C power adapter
Display: Liquid Retina; 10.9 inches (diagonal); LED-backlit multi-touch display with IPS technology; 2360 by 1640 pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch; wide colour display (P3); True Tone; fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating; fully laminated display; antireflective coating; 1.8% reflectivity; 500 nits brightness; supports Apple Pencil, second generation.
Chip: A14 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture and neural engine
Camera: 12MP wide camera; f/1.8 aperture; five-element lens; hybrid IR filter; backside illumination sensor; Live Photos with stabilization; autofocus with Focus Pixels; tap to focus with Focus Pixels; wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos; panorama (up to 63MP); exposure control; noise reduction; smart HDR for photos; auto image stabilization; burst mode; timer mode; photo geotagging; image formats HEIF and JPEG
Video recording: 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, 60 fps; 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps; slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps; time-lapse video with stabilization; cinematic video stabilization 1080p and 720p; continuous autofocus video; noise reduction; take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video; playback zoom; video geotagging; HEVC and H.264 video formats captured
FaceTime HD camera: 7MP photos; f/2.0 aperture; 1080p HD video recording at 60 fps; wide color capture for photos and Live Photos; smart HDR; Retina flash, backside illumination sensor; auto image stabilization; burst mode; exposure control; timer mode
Microphones: Dual microphones for calls, video recording, and audio recording
Cellular and wireless: all models: 802.11ax WiFi 6; simultaneous dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO; Bluetooth 5.0; WiFi + cellular models: UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); Gigabit-class LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71)
SIM card: Nano-SIM (support Apple SIM)
Location: all models: digital compass; Wi-Fi; ibeacon microlocation; Wi-Fi + cellular models: built-in GPS/GNSS; cellular
Sensors: Touch ID; three-axis gyro; accelerometer; barometer; ambient light sensor
Touch ID: Unlock iPad; secure personal data within apps; make purchases from iTunes, App Store, and Apple Books
Charging and Expansion: USB-C
Power and battery: all models: built-in 28.6 watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery; up to 10 hours of surviving the web on Wi-Fi or watching video; charging via power adaptor or USB-C to a computer system; WiFi + cellular models: up to nine hours of surfing the web using the cellular data network
OS: iPadOS 14