Apple unveiled the new iPad Air featuring the new Ultra-Wide front camera with Center Stage, a USB-C port with up to 2x faster transfer speeds. The new iPad Air is available to order beginning Friday, March 11, and will be in stores beginning Friday, March 18.iPad Air: Price
The Wi-Fi models of iPad Air are available with a starting price of Rs 54900 and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at Rs 68900. The new iPad Air, in 64GB and 256GB configurations. iPad Air will be available in space grey, starlight, pink, purple, and blue finishes.
Apple iPad Air: Specs and features
iPad Air featuresan 8-core CPU that delivers up to 60 per cent faster performance, and the 8-core GPU delivers up to 2x faster graphics performance compared to the previous iPad Air.
The new iPad Air features an ultra-wide 12MP front camera with Center Stage automatically pans to keep users in view as they move around. When others join in, the camera detects them too, and smoothly zooms out to include them in the conversation. The 12MP Wide camera on the back of iPad Air allows users capture photos and 4K video, scan documents, and enjoy AR experiences.
The iPad Air, Apple claims, has a USB-C port that is now up to 2x faster than the previous generation, with data transfers up to 10Gbps, so importing large photos and videos is even quicker.
iPad Air features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display for an immersive visual experience, with 3.8 million pixels, 500 nits of brightness, full lamination, a P3 wide colour gamut, True Tone, and an anti-reflective screen coating.
Combined with the Liquid Retina display, landscape stereo speakers in iPad Air deliver wide stereo sound for a great movie-viewing experience. Touch ID is built into the top button of iPad Air, delivering the same ease of use and secure authentication users know and love to unlock iPad Air, log in to apps, or use Apple Pay.
The new iPad Air is compatible with Magic Keyboard, providing the best typing experience with its floating design and built-in trackpad; Smart Keyboard Folio, with its comfortable typing experience in a slim design; and Smart Folio covers, which come in beautiful coordinating colours — black, white, electric orange, dark cherry, English lavender, and marine blue — that complement the new iPad Air finishes.
iPad Air: Accessories
iPad Air smart Keyboard Folio is available for Rs 14310, and the Magic Keyboard for college students at INR 26226. Apple Pencil (2nd generation), available for purchase separately, is compatible with the new iPad Air for Rs 10900. Magic Keyboard for the new iPad Air is available in black and white for INR 27900, with layouts for over 30 languages. The Smart Keyboard Folio for the new iPad Air is available for INR 15900. The Smart Folio for the new iPad Air is available for INR 7500 in black, white, electric orange, dark cherry, English lavender, and marine blue.