Before you run out and buy it, assuming you’re not interested in Android or Windows 8, you might want to see what you’re getting for your hard-earned cash. As such, we’ve put together a table to show you what exactly Apple has changed.
|iPad 4||iPad Air|
|Storage||16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB||16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB|
|Price||$499, $599, $699, $799||$499, $599, $699, $799|
|Price with LTE||$629, $729, $829, $929||$629, $729, $829, $929|
|Display||9.7-inch, 2048×1536, 264 ppi||9.7-inch, 2048×1536, 264 ppi|
|Processor||Dual-core A6X||64-bit A7|
|Rear Camera||5MP, ƒ/2.4 aperture||5MP, ƒ/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera||1.2MP photos, 720p video||1.2MP photos, 720p video|
|FaceTime||Over Wi-Fi or cellular||Over Wi-Fi or cellular|
|Browsing time on cellular||Up to 9 hours||Up to 9 hours|
|Browsing time on Wi-Fi||Up to 10 hours||Up to 10 hours|
|Height||9.50 inches (241.2 mm)||9.4 inches (240 mm)|
|Width||7.31 inches (185.7 mm)||6.6 inches (169.5 mm)|
|Depth||0.37 inch (9.4 mm)||0.29 inch (7.5 mm)|
|Weight for Wi-Fi||1.44 pounds (652 g)||1 pound (469 g)|
|Weight for LTE||1.46 pounds (662 g)||1.05 pounds (478 g)|
|Colors||Black, White||Space Gray, Silver|
“This event was off the charts”
Gary Vaynerchuk was so impressed with TNW Conference 2016 he paused mid-talk to applaud us.
Given that the iPad Air’s pricing remains unchanged from the iPad 4, you’re basically paying the same amount for a lighter but more powerful tablet. The iPad Air ships on November 1 in 41 countries. Will you be getting one?
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