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October 22, 2013

Apple announces the iPad Air

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Apple has announced the iPad Air, the successor to the full-sized iPad. It has a 43% thinner bezel and a 9.7-inch Retina display.
It is 7.5mm thin, 20% thinner across the entire device. iPad Air weighs 1 pound. It has an A7 64-bit processor. Much improved performance overall and graphics. It has 2x rendering.
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New WiFi technology with new antennas. Twice as fast. Also, expanded LTE coverage with more carriers across the globe. 5 Megapixel camera with HD video. Improved FaceTime camera on the front. Dual-microphones for improved audio-capture and Siri.
iPad Air still has 10 hours of battery life. Comes in Silver/White and Black/Space Gray. Starts at $499 for WiFi/$629 Cellular. iPad 2 remains. Again no details on when it will arrive or pricing in the UK.

 

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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini