Apple has introduced new iPad models; 10.5-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad Mini.
The new iPad Air comes with Apple Pencil support and an A12 Bionic chip and features an advanced retina display.
The new iPad mini also comes with Apple Pencil support and an A12 Bionic chip and features an advanced retina display with the highest pixel density of any iPad.
Both models come in silver, space gray and gold finishes in 64GB and 256GB. Apple confirms the models will arrive in South Africa in months to come.
Here are the key features:
Apple Pencil can be used for drawing and writing down thoughts to marking up documents and retouching photos. It delivers a remarkably fluid and natural drawing experience and provides pixel-perfect accuracy and low latency for activities within popular apps including Procreate, Notability, Pixelmator Photo (coming soon) and Microsoft Office.
The A12 Bionic Chip
The Apple-designed Neural Engine of the A12 Bionic chip powers the next generation of apps and iPad workflows using advanced machine learning and Core ML for engaging AR experiences, photo-realistic effects in 3D games and stunning graphics performance within apps.
Both iPad mini and iPad Air can shoot 1080p HD videos. The upgraded cameras with exceptional low-light performance and HD video recording are great for document scanning and video calling.
The new iPad mini starts at $399 (US) for the Wi-Fi model and $529 (US) for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model and the 10.5-inch iPad Air starts at $499 (US) for the Wi-Fi model and $629 (US) for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model from apple.com.
Apple Pencil (1st generation) is available for purchase separately for $99 (US).
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