Alongside, the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple also announced the iPad Air (4th Gen) and the budget-oriented iPad 8th Gen.

iPad Air 4 offers many noteworthy improvements over its predecessor. Surprisingly, in the performance department, it’s almost similar to the iPad Pro. While performance improvements have also been made on the iPad 8.

So here’s everything you need to know about the two new iPads.


iPad Air 4: Specifications And Pricing

Clearly, the design aesthetics of the new iPad Air 4 are heavily inspired by the 2018 iPad Pro. There’s a new integrated Touch ID sensor in the top button of this iPad. Moreover, it now packs a massive 10.9-inch display.

iPad Air 4 Color

Furthermore, Apple has introduced the new silver, space gray, rose gold, green, and sky blue color variants. iPad Air 4 is also compatible with Magic Keyboard and 2nd generation Apple Pencil.

Apple iPad Air 4th Gen (2020) Specifications

  • 10.9-inch (2360 x 1640 pixels) Retina True Tone display with P3 Color Gamut, 500 nits brightness, 264 PPI
  • Six-Core A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics
  • 64GB/256GB storage variants
  • iPad OS 14
  • 12MP camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5P lens, Hybrid IR filter
  • 7MP front-facing FaceTime HD camera with f/2.0 aperture, Retina Flash
  • Dual microphones for calls, Stereo speakers
  • Gigabit 4G LTE (optional), Wi?Fi 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Touch ID on the top
  • Dimensions: 247.6 x 178.5x 6.1mm; Weight: 458g (Wifi) / 460g (4G)
  • 28.6-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

iPad Air 4

iPad Air will be available with a starting price of $599 (US) and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at $729.


iPad 8th Gen: Specifications And Pricing

Unquestionably, the budget-oriented 7th Gen iPad was a popular tablet and it outperformed many portable computing devices. This time around, Apple has offered drastic improvements in the performance department of iPad 8th Gen by replacing the A10 fusion processor by A12 bionic.

iPad 8th Gen

The overall design ergonomics and the screen size of the iPad 8 are still similar to that of iPad 7.

Apple iPad 8th Gen (2020) Specifications

  • 10.2-inch (2160 x 1620pixels) Retina display with 500 nits brightness, 264 PPI
  • Octa-Core A12 Bionic 7nm chip with 64-bit architecture
  • 32GB/128GB variants
  • iOS 14
  • 8MP camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5P lens, Hybrid IR filter
  • 1.2MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture, Retina Flash
  • Dual microphones for calls, Stereo speakers
  • Gigabit 4G LTE (optional), Wi?Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Touch ID, Stereo speakers, Dual microphones
  • Dimensions: 250.6x 174.1x 7.5mm; Weight: 490g (Wi-Fi) / 495g (4G)
  • 32.4-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

iPad 8th Gen has a starting price of $329 (US) for the Wi-Fi model and $459 (US) for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

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