On Tuesday, March 8, Apple held its virtual event Peek Performance, during which it introduced numerous new features for its latest devices.
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, unveiled the new iPad Air, touting it as one of the company’s strongest products. This iPad has a powerful M1 Chipset from the corporation, which is already found in a variety of other gadgets.
This is, by far, the most powerful iPad Air to date. For the most demanding applications and workflows, this processor, according to Apple, provides a significant performance boost When compared to the previous model, the 8-core CPU gives up to 60% quicker performance, while the 8-core GPU provides up to twice the graphics performance.
When it comes to taking notes, creating content, or playing games, iPad Air consumers adore its exceptional performance and versatility in such a portable design,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a statement.
The iPad Air’s wide-angle camera on the back allows users to capture crisp photos and 4K video, as well as scan documents and participate in augmented reality activities. “An exceptionally adaptable and ultraportable mobile studio,” according to Apple, describes this iPad.
In terms of connectivity, the iPad Air can achieve maximum rates of up to 3.5 Gbps when using 5G technology in optimal situations. Meanwhile, the device’s compatibility with eSIM and Wifi 6 allows it to connect to more devices with greater ease and flexibility. The USB-C port, on the other hand, has been upgraded to be up to twice as fast as the previous generation, with data transfers of up to 10 Gbps possible.
The new iPad Air is available in a number of vivid colors, including space gray, starlight, pink, purple, and blue. Regarding the screen, this gadget boasts a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with 3.8 million pixels and a resolution of Liquid Retina.
Its Touch ID functionality is incorporated into the top button to provide simpler access while also increasing the likelihood of a safe authentication being achieved.
This new iPad will be available for purchase on Apple’s website starting on Friday, March 11. It will also be sold in 29 countries, including Canada, through the Apple Store, and will be ready for delivery starting on Friday, March 18.
The new iPad Air with M1 CPU will be available for purchase in Canada starting at a price of $ 770 CAD.