Apple launches iPad cost of at Rs 28,900
Apple has finally launched the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 in India. Both the models are available online as well as across Apple authorised retail stores.
New Delhi: Apple has finally launched the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 in India. Both the models are available online as well as across Apple authorised retail stores.
The iPad Air 2, at 6.1 millimeters thin, adds many of the features previously available on iPhones. That includes the ability to take burst shots and slow-motion video and the inclusion of a fingerprint ID sensor for use instead of a passcode.
It also has an anti-reflective coating, a first for a tablet, which makes it 56 per cent less reflective.
Customers will have the option to buy from six models of the iPad Air 2, priced in the range of Rs 35,900 to Rs 59,900. There are three models each under two categories - iPad with WiFi connectivity only and with both WiFi and cellular connectivity supported through a nano SIM.
Based on their storage support, each model of iPad Air 2 has been priced differently.
The iPad Air 2 16 GB WiFi-only model is priced at Rs 35,900, 64 GB at Rs 42,900 and 128 GB model at Rs 49,900, including value added tax.
The three models of iPad Air 2 with both WiFi and cellular connectivity have been priced at Rs 45,900, Rs 52,900 and Rs 59,900, including VAT.
Similarly, the iPad Mini 3 will also be available in two different categories - WiFi connectivity only and WiFi with cellular connectivity. Each of these categories has three models differentiated in terms of their storage support.The iPad Mini 3 models have been priced in the range of Rs 28,900 to Rs 52,900, including VAT.
All the iPad Air 2 models have a 9.7-inch screen while the iPad Mini 3 comes with a 7.9 inch screen.iPad Air 2 has new Apple-designed A8X chip, which the company says, delivers 40 per cent improvement in computing performance and 2.5 times better graphics performance as compared to the previous version of iPad Air.
Apple promises up to 10-hour of battery life in iPad Air 2 while surfing the Internet on wifi, watching video or listening to music.
iPad Mini 3 has Apple's A7 chipset. Apple has added Touch ID feature in both iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 so that users can unlock their iPad with touch of a finger and enhance security in transactions done through these devices.
In Air 2, Apple has upgraded main camera to 8 megapixel while camera in the iPad mini 3 remains the same at 5 megapixel. The front camera of all the iPad models is 1.2 megapixel.
The cellular version of iPad supports all kind of telecom connectivity across frequency bands available for public, including CDMA, 2G, 3G and 4G.
18 July 2019 4:33 PM GMT