Apple Introduces Redesigned 10.9-Inch iPad Air With A14 Chip, All-Screen Design, Touch ID in Power Button, and USB-C

Apple today introduced a redesigned iPad Air with slimmer bezels, paving the way for an all-screen design similar to recent iPad Pro models. In addition, the new iPad Air is the first Apple device with Touch ID built into the power button.

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The new iPad Air is powered by the new 5nm-based, six-core A14 Bionic chip for up to 40 percent faster performance and up to 30 percent faster graphics than the previous-generation iPad Air. This is the same chip that is expected to be used for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models, which will reportedly be introduced next month.

The device features a fully laminated 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, P3 wide color support, and an anti-reflective coating.

Following in the footsteps of the iPad Pro, the new iPad Air features a USB-C port instead of a Lightning connector. The device also features the same 12-megapixel rear camera used in the iPad Pro for higher-resolution photos and 4K video recording.

The new iPad Air will be available starting in October on Apple.com and the Apple Store app in 30 countries and regions. Wi-Fi models will start at $599, while cellular models will start at $729, with 64GB and 256GB storage capacities available. There will be five colors to choose from, including silver, space gray, rose gold, green, and sky blue.

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Top Rated Comments

bodonnell202 Avatar
12 months ago
This is a really great update to the Air. Not sure why anyone would buy the 11" Pro now?
Score: 56 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BradWI Avatar
12 months ago
Good luck selling iPad Pros this holiday season.
Score: 50 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rafark Avatar
12 months ago
The iPad lineup is so confusing.
Score: 47 Votes (Like | Disagree)
fokmik Avatar
12 months ago
What 11" ipad pro has over the new ipad air

- 0.1"
- up to 1T SSD
- 10MP Ultra Wide
- starting with 128GB instead of 64 SSD
- the dimensions and weight are almost the same
- 600 nits max brightness over 500nits on the air
- ProMotion technology
- Brighter True Tone flash
- Four speaker audio
- faceID / touchID
- LIDAR
- more Ram

So, i hope this will be helpful
Score: 46 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheralSadurns Avatar
12 months ago
The real question is... how does
iPad Pro with A12z stack up against iPad Air with A14.
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
aaronhead14 Avatar
12 months ago
I am SO glad iPad Air now has USB-C. Now we just need USB-C on iPhone. Apple has no excuse for keeping their antiquated Lightning connector on such a high-end, expensive device!
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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