Apple iPad Air with M1 processor and 5G
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Apple iPad Air with M1 processor and 5G, is the latest offering by Apple. It is the updated version of the iPad Pro which was redesigned a year and a half ago. As far as the design is concerned nothing much has changed through the new iPad Air model has been updated with a faster M1 processor, first for any Apple Mac. As mentioned it supports 5G and features a USB-C port that is twice as fast with 10Gbps of data transfer speeds.

Apple iPad Air Wifi only model is priced at $599, while the Wi-Fi and Cellular version is priced at $749 for the Wi-Fi. Two variants of 64GB and 256GB storage are available with numerous colors to choose from such as gray, pink, purple, blue, and a silver/gold cross Apple is calling “starlight.”  Pre-orders for the Apple iPad Air start from Friday, and the tablet will be on sale from March 18th.

According to Apple, the iPad Air’s M1 processor, which is also present in its latest iPad Pro, has an 8-core CPU that’s up to 60 percent faster than the A14 Bionic processor found in the last generation’s model. While the 8-core GPU with two times the graphics power of its predecessor.

It features a front-facing camera which is updated with a 12-megapixel sensor (up from 7-megapixels last time around). Additionally, it supports Apple’s Center Stage feature that’s designed to automatically keep you in the frame while on calls. The 12 megapixels rear camera configuration remains the same. While the iPad Air’s 10.9-inch screen features a peak brightness of 500 nits and HDR support, the ProMotion is missing. The iPad Air has landscape stereo speakers.Apple iPad Air with M1 processor and 5G-1The latest Apple iPad Air is compatible with Apple pencil priced at $129, it magnetically attaches to its size, and a Magic Keyboard priced at $299. Additionally, you can also use it with the $179 Smart Keyboard Folio and $79 Smart Folio covers. If you are looking for biometric security, it features a Touch ID built into its power button. 

As far as  Apple’s tablet lineup is concerned the iPad Air sits below the iPad Pro and it was last updated in 2020. Earlier the Air featured a smaller display with a lower refresh rate and a slower processor than the Pro. Though many of the other features of the iPad Pro have remained intact with the Air, this includes a USB-C port and support for Apple’s Magic Keyboard and Pencil. Apple iPad Air is an excellent low-cost alternative to the Pro. Powered by an M1 chip is what makes it even better this time around. 

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