Apple has currently updated its long-awaited most popular smallest tablet, iPad mini, and the iPad Air.
These two models have been brought up to equivalence with the iPad Pro and the iPhone XS with Apple’s A12 Bionic processor. This processor is three times faster than its previous versions.
The iPad Mini continues its 7.9 inch screen and comparatively compact design, which have already very popular among the customers. Whereas, the iPad Air’s display has been increased from 9.7 inches to 10.5 inches on the diagonal, which is now larger than the standard, cheaper iPad released in March 2018.
These new iPads also come with the home button for the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, avoiding Apple’s newer face recognition feature and swipe gestures, with the similar basic look and the large bezels on the top & bottom of the display.
They also maintain its old Lightning charging port, instead of implementing the cross-platform USB-C standard as the iPad Pro in the previous year.
The screen of new iPads has been improved with LCD display, where, comprising Apple’s True Tone color & support for the P3 color system. The new iPad Air and iPad Mini both will now support Apple’s Pencil stylus.
“Today the company take two big steps forward with the new 10.5 inches iPad Air which brings high screen size, latest features and high performance at an affordable price, and the other update with 7.9 inch iPad mini, that also support Apple Pencil”, stated, Phil Schiller, Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing.
The new tablets include 7-megapixel front and 8-megapixel rear cameras, and both the tablets support Apple’s AR platform. The iPad Air is compatible with Apple’s Smart Keyboard accessory.
These new iPads will be available in both 64GB and 256GB memory with optional 4G connectivity.