Apple has finally unveiled the long-awaited iPad Air 2020 with an iPad Pro-like design with thinner bezels and rounded edges around the device.
Apple iPad Air 2020 features a larger 10.5 display Liquid Retina display with 2360 x 1640 pixels resolution, 500 nits of brightness, fully laminated, and Antireflective screen.
It comes in powered with the A14 Bionic chip with 64‑bit architecture that makes it the first device to feature this new chipset by Apple that is 40% faster than the A13 Bionic chipset. It features a Touch ID sensor on the top of the device escaping the old-school Touch ID sensor position on the previous model.
The new iPad Air 2020 is more focused on performance and the company has added a 12MP (f/1.8) camera on the back that offers HDR and up to 4K video recording at 60 frames per second. While the front-facing camera has been updated to 7MP (f/2.0) that offers up to 1080p video calling support with smart HDR.
On connectivity, it offers WiFi 6, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, LTE, and a USB-C port for charging and data transfer.
It includes a 28.6‐watt‐hour Li-Po battery that can be charged using a 20W power adapter that comes in the box and offer up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‐Fi.
iPad Air 2020 starts at $599 for the 64GB storage variant and $729 with 64GB of storage and LTE. The 256GB variant on either model adds $150 to the total that jumps to $749 for the 256GB (WiFi only) and $879 for the 256GB (LTE) model respectively.
It will be available for sale in October in five Silver, Space Gray, Rose Gold, Green, and Sky Blue color options.