Apple iPad Air: Details, Preview, Tech Specs, Philippines Price and many more!
The new iPad of Apple has been announced, the Apple iPad Air, the refined iPad.
It weighs almost 1 pound which is 28% lighter, 20% thinner and 24% less of volume.
The Apple iPad Air reduces the volume of the following components from the original iPad to make it thinner and lighter; 17% of glass, 70% touch sensor, 20% Retina display, 25% Battery and 23% Unibody.
It has 9.7 inch display with 2048 x 1536 resolution with 3.1 million Pixels. It is made of aluminum unibody contruction which makes iPad Air feel light yet solid in hand. Distinctive bevels take the edge off the edges and are cut with a mono-crystalline diamond for tolerances that can be measured in microns.
It packs with A7 chip same with the iPhone 5S which brings 64-bit desktop-class architecture which means iPad Air speaks the language of the most advanced computing designs available. The A7 chip makes iPad Air up to 2x faster than the previous generation in both CPU and graphics performance. And M7 coprocessor to measure the motion of iPad Air by collecting data from the gyroscope, accelerometer, and compass.
With its Ultrafast Wi-Fi it offers up to twice faster Wi-Fi up to 300Mbps of speed.
One thing that should not be missed, it comes with the new iOS 7.
Let's proceed to its accessories!
The Smart Cover (source)
The Smart Cover is constructed from a single piece of polyurethane and features a sleek new covered hinge that custom fits the thin profile of iPad Air. It comes in six vibrant colors. And it doesn’t just protect iPad Air. The Smart Cover actually wakes iPad Air when opened and puts it to sleep on close. The Smart Cover also folds into different positions to create a stand for reading, viewing, typing, or making FaceTime calls.
The Smart Case is the most streamlined way to protect iPad Air, front and back. It comes in six rich shades of beautiful aniline-dyed leather for a pop of color, and it feels great in your hand. And it’s been redesigned with an even slimmer profile. The Smart Case wakes iPad Air when opened and puts it to sleep on close. And like the Smart Cover, it folds to create a stand, so you can position iPad Air for whatever you want to do.
The estimated price of iPad Air is as follows:
iPad Air with WiFi
16GB – $499 (Php 21,000+)
32GB – $599 (Php 26,000+)
64GB – $699 (Php 30,000+)
128GB – $799 (Php 35,000+)
iPad Air with WiFi + Cellular
16Gb – $629 (Php 27,000+)
32GB – $729 (Php 32,000+)
64GB – $829 (Php 36,000+)
128GB – $929 (Php 44,000+)