Introducing the 5th generation iPad Air, which has evolved explosively with M1 installed

The 5th generation iPad Air was announced during a new product launch event delivered by Apple on March 9, 2022. The heart is equipped with the M1 chip , which has been highly acclaimed by overseas media, and will realize more explosive operation.

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After CEO Tim Cook said, 'I'm happy to talk about the iPad Air today.'

An image of colorful iPad Air lined up in a row will be played.

That's why the 5th generation iPad Air was announced.

So that popular mobile games will work smoothly ...

Equipped with an M1 chip at the heart.

The CPU of the M1 chip is 8 cores.

CPU performance is up to 60% faster than the 4th generation iPad Air's A14 Bionic.

In addition, M1 has 8 GPU cores ...

GPU performance is up to twice as fast as the A14 Bionic on the 4th generation iPad Air.

With the M1, the 5th generation iPad Air is faster than the fastest tablets made by other companies.

In addition, it's up to twice as fast as the best-selling Windows laptops in the same price range.

In addition, laptops are claimed to be three times thicker and four times heavier than the iPad Air.

The M1 also features an incredible 16-core Neural Engine, which enhances your machine learning workflow.

In addition, the iPad Air features a Liquid Retina display with a wide color gamut of P3, 500 nits of brightness with True Tone, and an anti-reflective coating.

The 12-megapixel in-camera at the top of the display supports the center frame.

This will make the center frame available on all iPad models.

The 5th generation iPad Air also supports 5G.

In addition, the performance of the USB-C port has been improved, doubling the data transfer speed.

It also supports the Magic Keyboard, an external keyboard with a trackpad, and the 2nd generation Apple Pencil.

The OS is, of course, the iPad OS.

On iPad OS, a new version of Swift Playgrounds will allow you to build applications from your iPad and submit them to the App Store.

The material used for the iPad Air is environmentally friendly, and the housing is made of 100% recycled aluminum.

The body color of the iPad Air equipped with M1 is space gray, starlight, pink, purple ...

A total of 5 colors including the new color blue.

The price of the iPad Air starts from 74,800 yen. There are two types of storage, 64GB and 256GB, and each has a Wi-Fi only model or a Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

The details of the price are as follows.

iPad Air (tax included) Wi-Fi model Wi-Fi + Cellular model
Storage 64GB 74,800 yen 92,800 yen
Storage 256GB 92,800 yen 110,800 yen

Orders for the iPad Air with M1 will start on March 11, 2022 (Friday), and the release date will be March 18 (Friday).

in Mobile,   Hardware, Posted by logu_ii