iPad Air 5: Price in India and specifications
The iPad Air 5 has been released alongside the iPhone SE 3. It serves as Apple’s mid-range tablet that’s positioned in between the base iPad and the more premium Pro range.
iPad Air 5 price in India
The Wi-Fi variants of the iPad Air 2022 start at Rs 54,900, while the Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at Rs 68,900. The 64GB and 256GB versions of the new iPad Air will be available in the country.
iPad Air 5 specifications
While everyone expected the iPad Air 5 to get the A15 Bionic chip that powers the iPhone 13 and iPad Mini 6, Apple stunned everyone by revealing the iPad Air 5 with the M1 chip.
According to Apple, upgrading to M1 results in a 60 percent improvement in CPU performance and a twofold gain in graphics performance.
The processor, which was originally introduced in the 2020 Mac models, is extremely powerful and efficient. Given that the top-end processor is now in the mid-tier iPad, it will be fascinating to see how many potential iPad Pro purchasers will instead go for the iPad Air.
Center Stage was one of the most enjoyable iPad features to debut in 2021, so it’s good to see it make its way to the iPad Air right away.
This feature keeps you, and anybody else with you, in the frame during video chats using a combination of machine learning software smarts and 12MP Ultra-Wide camera hardware.
The back camera remains a 12MP sensor, but it now supports 1080p HD video recording at 25 and 30 frames per second, in addition to the previous 60 frames per second. Extended dynamic range is also available for video at up to 30 frames per second.
Another feature that will bring the iPad Air 5 up to speed with the rest of the iPad series is the 5G connection in the cellular variants. The iPad Pro was the first to receive 5G in spring 2021.
Despite the fact that the iPad Air 4 already has a USB-C connector, the USB-C port on the iPad Air 2022 is up to twice as fast.
That implies data transfers of up to 10Gbps will be possible, making professional operations such as importing huge photographs or films even more efficient.
A broad range of USB-C accessories, including cameras, external storage, iPad USB-C hubs, and external monitors with up to 6K resolution, may be attached to the port.
Despite considerable internal changes, the iPad Air 5 keeps the same fundamental design as the previous-generation device. This contains the same 10.9-inch display with Liquid Retina technology (no OLED update for the Air yet), landscape stereo speakers, and Touch ID top button.
As before, the second-generation Apple Pencil is also supported here.