Apple today announced the successor to the most popular iPad model, the iPad Air. The new iPad Air comes with an ultra-thin (6.1mm) 10.5-inch design and weighs just 1 point. It also now supports Apple Pencil, but sadly no support for 2nd gen Apple Pencil.
Apple has included the latest A12 Bionic chip with Apple’s Neural Engine to offer improved performance and twice the graphics. You will have a 8-megapixel rear camera and 7-megapixel front camera. The new iPad Air will offer up to 10 hours of battery life. The iPad Air will also support Apple Smart Keyboard.
The new iPad Air comes in silver, space gray and gold finishes in 64GB and 256GB configurations. The 10.5-inch iPad Air starts at $499 for the Wi-Fi model and $629 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model.
The new iPad Air is available to order starting today in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UAE, UK and US. Starting next week, the new iPad Air will be available in those countries and regions, as well as in China (Wi-Fi models only), Macau (Wi-Fi models only) and Mexico with more countries and regions to follow soon, including Colombia, Greece, India, Israel, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand (Wi-Fi models only) and Turkey.