iPad Air Overview Updated October 30, 2020

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The new iPad Air was released in 2020 with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with P3 wide color, True Tone, and a laminate coating. Touch ID is located in the power button.

The 2020 iPad Air also features a “huge leap in performance” thanks to the new A14 Bionic processor. “The first in the industry to use the breakthrough 5nm technology,” Apple says. The CPU is 40% faster, GPU performance improved by 30%, with machine learning performance improved as well thanks to a new neural engine.

The new iPad Air features an iPad Pro-like design with a 10.9-inch display with a resolution of 2360×1640 with full lamination, P3 wide color gamut, True Tone, and anti-reflective coating. It also features USB-C connectivity and a redesigned speaker system.

In terms of accessories, iPad Air features support for the second-generation Apple Pencil and the Magic Keyboard.

Pricing starts at $599 for the base model.

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The 2020 iPad Air is officially available and will be the top pick for many. However, while it matches and even surpasses the 2020 11-inch iPad Pro in a variety of aspects, the latter still holds the upper hand when it comes to certain use cases. Let’s look at some important factors to help you decide if you should buy iPad Air or the 11-inch iPad Pro.

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iPad Air Stories October 23

Alongside the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, today also marks the first day of availability for the new iPad Air. To celebrate the latest iPad Air, Apple has shared a new video on YouTube promoting the device’s features and color selection. The video first premiered during the iPad Air’s announcement event.

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We’ve already seen customers tweet photos as their pre-ordered iPhone 12 arrives, as well as photos of people waiting in line at Apple Stores.

Apple has now shared some official photos, not just in-store, but also of the shipping and distribution process used to get devices to stores and to customers …

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iPad Air Stories October 21

Early iPad Air reviews have now landed, and they are so consistent they come close to being word-for-word in their conclusions. You can also watch some view reviews below.

Ahead of the reviews, I voiced my view that ‘the 4th-gen iPad Air is probably the model most people should be buying’ – and the reviews universally agree …

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iPad Air Stories October 16

If you’ve been waiting impatiently to buy the new iPad Air, preorders for the 4th-gen device are now open, alongside those for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. You can place your order today, and receive your iPad a week later, on October 23. Apple first announced the new model a month ago.

The 4th-gen iPad Air is probably the model most people should be buying …

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iPad Air Stories October 15

Apple unveiled the all-new iPad Air 4 at its September event alongside the Apple Watch Series 6 and entry-level iPad, but the redesign iPad Air hasn’t actually launched yet. Apple has only promised availability sometime in October, and as of today the colorful tablet has been legally cleared for release.

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