Apple was not kidding when they said they had a lot more to cover. Yesterday at their launch event in San Francisco Apple unveiled their new iPad called the iPad Air. This sleek new piece of technology weighs in at only 1 pound! its thinner, lighter and much more power than the previous models. It boasts a 43-percent thinner bezel and a 20-percent thinner profile; it’s just 7.5mm thick!
The New iPad Air comes equip with a 9.7-inch Retina display, a 64-bit architecture with more than 1 billion transistors. There’s an A7 processor under the hood along with an M7 motion chip. Along with all these advancements under the hood, the new iPad Air has a 5-megapixel iSight camera that is capable of shooting 1080p video. The FaceTime camera on the front includes “larger pixels” and a backside-illuminated sensor for better image quality. Finally, as many people were quick to point out, the New iPad does not come with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor as seen on the iPhone 5s.
The New iPad Air will ship on November 1st to several countries, including the US, UK, China and Japan. Its price starts at $499. When the new tablet is finally available you will have your choice of silver, white, grey and black color options. Stayed tuned for more updates. We’ll have a hands on video coming soon.