In recent months, Apple has been aggressively announcing that it will launch the iPhone 12. However, people are disappointed that the iPhone 12 failed to launch today. But take it easy, Apple actually release the iPad air 4 with the strongest A14 Bionic Chip.
Apple frequently announce new products and their flagship in the United States every September, yet this company do not do the same in 2020. There is no further explanation why the company does not launch iPhone products this year.
As we know, the launch of the iPhone 12 continues to be delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many people thought that the release would take place in mid-September, but it turned out to be nothing.
Apple launched several new gadgets
Based on Techradar, Apple introduced several new gadgets at an online event that was held early this morning. One of them is the iPad Air 4 tablet, which is the first device with the Apple A14 Bionic chip, ahead of the iPhone 12 and iPad Pro.
The A14 Bionic is Apple’s most advanced chip built using a 5nm fabrication process. The SoC with 11.8 billion transistors has a 6-core CPU and a 4-core GPU. The performance is claimed to be up to 40 percent higher than the previous generation.
Its appearance is similar to the iPad Pro
In terms of appearance, the iPad Air 4 now looks different from its predecessor by carrying a design that looks similar to the iPad Pro. The screen frame is now thinner, the display panel (IPS LCD, 2,360 x 1,640 pixels) is even wider with a size of 10.9 inches.
Different from the previous generation iPad which only has gray, silver and rose gold color variants, the iPad Air 4 comes in two new colors, namely green and blue.
Speakers are now placed on the right and left when the tablet is in landscape orientation. The Lighting connector also changed to USB type C like the iPad Pro. This device also supports Apple Pencil 2 accessories and Apple-made Magic Keyboard.
Other advanced features
iPad Air 4 is also equipped with a rear camera with a resolution of 12 MP wide (f / 1.8) and a selfie camera 7 MP true depth. Unfortunately, this tablet does not yet support the Face ID biometric feature.
iPad Air 4 will be offered in two connectivity options, namely the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + cellular models. The price is 599 US dollars, or around Rp.8.8 million for the 64 GB Wi-Fi variant. While the 64 GB Wi-Fi + cellular variant will sell for US $ 729 or around Rp. 10.8 million.
Apple also sells the iPad Air 4 with 256 GB storage media options, the price is 749 US dollars or around Rp 11 million and 879 US dollars or around Rp 13 million.
The new iPad Air 4 will be available in October.