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Apple iPad Mini 5 and iPad Air: new tablets with SoC A12 Bionic

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Manzana has officially announced its most recent tablets: the iPad Mini 5 and iPad Air. The devices have been announced in a discreet manner, through an official press release from the manufacturer.

The iPad Mini 5 comes as a surprise as a sequel to its predecessor that came out in 2015. On the other hand we have the iPad Air that gets several iPad Pro features. Comparing these last two, we found a similar 10.5-inch True Tone screen and the Apple A12 chip, for example.

iPad Mini 5

Let's talk about the surprise device of the two presented. The iPad Mini 5 offers a 7.9-inch IPS screen and a resolution of 20481536 pixels. The foregoing gives a pixel density of 326 ppi. The panel has gained in color reproduction thanks to compatibility with the DCI-P3 range.

Technology has also been incorporated True tone Apple's own development. The latter aims to maintain the same white balance in the image that the user observes, under any luminic condition of the site where it is being used.

As a processor it incorporates the A12 Bionic which has proven to be a titan in terms of performance and power. The iPad Mini 5 is offered in internal storage variants of 64B and 256GB (not expandable by MicroSD). Incorporates Touch fingerprint reader ID, in addition to Two stereo speakers.

In section camera, we found a 8MP rear sensor, Meanwhile he sensor front is 7MP FaceTime HD compatible. The new tablet offers stylus support Apple Pencil allowing to use its improved screen in colors and quality to draw, highlight and other tasks. The bad news is that the mentioned stylus is purchased separately for 99 dollars. Your battery lasts up to 10 hours of use according to Apple.

iPad Air

This model offers a panel 10.5-inch Retina LCD Display with True tone and DCI-P3 color gamut. Its weight is 1 pound while its thickness acquires a slender profile with 6.1 mm. It also incorporates the Bionic A12 processor with Neural Engine. It has internal storage options with 64GB and 256GB not expandable.

It is also compatible with the first generation of Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard. Your battery offers up to 10 hours of autonomy as Apple reports. Its rear camera is from 8MP, unlike the iPad Pro where we found 12MP. Be available in Space Gray, Silver and Gold colors.

Price and availability

The price list of the iPad Air according to Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + LTE support is as follows:

  • 64GB WiFi: $ 499
  • 256GB WiFi: $ 649
  • 64GB Wi-Fi + LTE: $ 629
  • 256GB Wi-Fi + LTE: $ 779

The price list of the iPad Mini 5 according to Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + LTE support is as follows: