New iPad Air and iPad mini come next week




Apple has three mini two new tablets added to the iPad Air and iPad 2 to its range. The new Air gets faster A8X-soc, a thinner casing and has the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Mini 3 has to do with less innovation, but has Touch ID.

The new models announced by Apple at its own event, nearly a year after the introduction of the previous generation. Few changes to the housing with the iPad Air 2 visually implemented. This is made slightly thinner at 6.1mm, but still has the same form factor. There is still a 9.7 “screen with resolution of 2048×1536 pixels, though this new iPad can by joining the LCD, glass and touchscreen layer less affected by reflection. Besides silver and gray now in color are purchased gold.

It is necessary adjusted within the housing. Apple introduces the new A8X-soc, which is faster than the A8-soc introduced the iPhone 6. Compared with the A8 should A8X 40 percent better performance and is built gpu 2.5 times as fast. The ram also doubled; 2GB built instead of 1GB with the first iPad Air now. The battery should last 10 hours and there is support for WiFi 802.11ac and LTE to 150Mbit / s.

Apple emphasizes the improved camera in the iPad Air 2. It is a model with 8 megapixels and an f / 2.4 lens. The image processing vessel must be improved, as with the camera on the front of the iPad. The camera software allows for time-lapse video and slow motion videos make. Also new is Touch ID, the fingerprint scanner that Apple first introduced the iPhone 5s.

Furthermore comes with a new Apple iPad mini. The third generation of 7.9 “and a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels display the same characteristics. Also keeps the company from Cupertino stuck to the relatively outdated A7-soc who was also in the previous version. The only innovation seems to add to Touch ID are. During the presentation, the manufacturer paid little attention to the new mini-model.

New iPad Air and iPad mini (2014)New iPad Air and iPad mini (2014)New iPad Air and iPad mini (2014)
Both tablets run on iOS 8.1, a new version of the mobile operating system that Apple presented Thursday also. The software includes support for Apple Pay, the payment on October 20 will be available in the United States. Also returns in iOS 8.1 camera roll back into the gallery and allow users to upload their photos to a new photo library in iCloud who previously appeared in beta.

Apple releases new iPads next week, including in the Netherlands, but interested parties can already preorder Friday places. For the iPad Air 2 in the flavors 16GB, 64GB or 128GB is requested in the Netherlands 499, 599 and 699 euros respectively. The iPad mini 3 takes the same amount of memory 100 euros less. 120 euros to be paid extra for LTE support. The prices of the previous generation with 100 euro reduced and remain available. More than 225 million total iPads have been sold, according to Apple.

Because Apple accidentally arrival of the iPad 2 and the iPad Mini Air 3 already let out , the announcement did not come as a surprise. Additionally surfaced there are pictures of parts on which the A8X-soc and Touch ID fingerprint scanner already no secret were more.


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