Apple redesigns the iPad

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Apple redesigns the iPad

Apple has introduced the new iPad with edge-to-edge design and a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display. It incorporates the A14 Bionic chip,that allows you to work faster and with more energy efficiency (autonomy is a full day). The cameras have also been renewed, with the 12 Mpx front ultra wide angle on the horizontal edge of the iPad and an improved 12 Mpx rear camera, for taking photos and recording 4K videos. . 

It incorporates a USB-C port that allows you to connect numerous accessories and Wi-Fi 6, as well as a USB port. such as high-speed 5G. Highlight the new Magic Keyboard Folio, designed in two pieces specifically for the new iPad, which includes a trackpad to click anywhere. < /p>

UsingiPadOS 16and support for Apple Pencil (1st generation), puts more possibilities in the hands of users to create and work. available in stores starting Wednesday October 26.

Edge-to-edge design

The latest iPad model from Apple arrives with an edge-to-edge screen design, in four finishes: blue, pink, yellow and silver. 

The 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display expands the viewing surface and offers a resolution of 2,360 x 1,640 pixels, almost 4 million pixels, 500 nits of brightness and True Tone technology. Touch ID is disabled. now integrated into the top button of the iPad.

Processor

Powered by the powerful A14 Bionic chip, the device improves CPU power by 20% and graphics performance by 10% over the previous generation. The result is triple the performance compared to the iPad 7.ª generation. The chip integrates a 16-core Neural Engine (double that of the A13) that speeds up machine learning by up to 80% and opens the door to advanced features. 

maras and audio

For the first time on an iPad, the front camera is now available. located on the horizontal edge. Front-facing horizontal ultra-wide angle, with a 12MP sensor and 122-degree field of view, supports Center Framing, which automatically moves and zooms in or out so subjects appear well framed while they move. iPad's new 12MP rear wide-angle lets you take high-resolution photos and 4K video, including slow-motion footage at 240fps.

Dual microphones work in concert with the cameras to capture audio from the active camera and minimize distracting background noise. The horizontal stereo speakers are suitable for enjoying video content.

Connectivity

It is compatible with Wi‑Fi 6, so the connection is 30% faster than with the previous generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi network. 5G models reach maximum speeds of up to 3.5 Gb/s under optimal conditions. And combined with Gigabit LTE, physical SIM cards, and eSIM with on-device activation, iPad offers highly flexible connectivity. The USB‑C port is compatible with many accessories and enables faster charging.

Accessories

The Magic Keyboard Folio, designed specifically for the new iPad, features full-size keys with 1mm of travel. For the first time, the iPad will have a keyboard with a large trackpad that allows you to click anywhere and use Multi-Touch gestures. The new row of 14 function keys allows access to shortcuts and everyday tasks. It consists of a removable keyboard and a protective back cover that magnetically attaches to the iPad. The keyboard connects magnetically to the edge of the iPad with the Smart Connector, which transmits power and data. Therefore, there is no need to carry or dock it, and it can be folded behind the iPad or removed directly. The back cover has an adjustable stand.

Price and Availability

The new iPad is available for pre-order now and will be available for purchase. available in stores Wednesday, October 26. Wi‑Fi models are priced at 579 € and the Wi‑Fi + Cellular models, starting at €779. The 64 and 256 GB models come in blue, pink, yellow and silver.

The Apple Pencil (1st generation), compatible with the new iPad, is sold at €119. The Magic Keyboard Folio is available for 299 € and it comes in white. The Smart Folio is available for 99 € and it comes in white, baby blue, watermelon, and lemon yellow.

The iPad (9th generation) will follow. forming part of the iPad range. Wi‑Fi models start at €429, and Wi‑Fi + Cellular models start at €599 in two finishes: silver and space grey.