During the Apple Keynote, the company introduced two brand new tablets, iPad and iPad mini and we are going to talk about their specs, price and release date. Tim Cook explained that he understands why the iPad has become one of the favorite tools of professionals in different fields. He promised great upgrades for the new iPad series.
iPad (2021) specs, price and release date
Apple promises that this tablet is much faster than other Android tablets and up to 6 times faster than previous versions of the iPad, thanks to its A13 Bionic chip. Contrary to rumors, this version keeps the bezels and the home button.
‘Center Stage’ was one of the most interesting features of the iPad Pro and now it is available on the iPad. Using this feature the camera keeps the subject in the center during video calls ensuring that the attention stays on the person. The display maintains Truetone and will be able to connect with Apple and third-party accessories.
The device will come with a new operating system, iPadOS 15. The company will offer new multi-tasking features and new widgets with the new operating system.
The iPad will start at $379 in the US and pre-orders will begin next week. We have to mention there is a discount for students. iPad will have a $299 price tag for schools.
iPad mini 5G (2021) specs, price and release date
The new iPad mini comes with a new design, it offers narrow borders and more rounded corners. You will be able to choose from 4 different colors such as purple, pink, starlight and space gray. iPad mini 5G will support 2nd generation Apple Pencil, and it will be able to magnetically stitch to the side of the tablet. They improve security and privacy by placing Touch ID on the power button of the device.
Apple assured that the iPad mini 5G has a 40% better performance in CPU and it is 60% better when it comes to GPU performance. Thanks to its Neural Engine upgrade, this tablet will offer 2x faster machine learning. This makes it a great device for gamers. In addition, it has a USB-C port, and you will be able to connect your tablet to many more peripherals. This gives the device more versatility for third-party accessories. The company claims that iPad mini 5G offers a 5x faster connection thanks to the inclusion of the USB-C port.
The 12MP rear camera is enhanced with Truetone, HDR and the ability to record videos in 4K. The 12MP front camera comes with a wide-angle lens. The speakers of the tablet are also improved, the company promised great music experience.
iPad mini 5G (2021) will be sold for $499 and it will be available starting next week.
To be updated.