Apple unveils revamped iPads as it readies taking on Netflix

All-new iPad Air and iPad mini deliver dramatic power and capability

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro that Apple was selling previous to today cost from £619 - nearly 30% more than the new iPad Air.

So, if they're not announcing the new iPad release, what will Apple discuss at their special event on March 25?

In the year ended September 2018, Apple made about $19 billion in revenue from iPad sales, a very small portion compared with the almost $167 billion it generated from the sale of iPhones. In the years in-between Apple has been more focused on its traditional iPad and extra powerful iPad Pro, trying to position the tablets as true iOS-powered laptop replacements especially for the educational market.

However, there were very few rumors that pegged these new iPads to launch today, so spare a thought for anyone that spent hundreds more on a Pro 10.5 in the last month. they're going to be using that superior camera as hard as they can. The company has claimed that the iPad Mini now delivers "three times the performance and nine times faster graphics".

Alongside these new devices, Apple has released a Smart Cover and Leather Smart Cover for the iPad Air, and a Smart Cover for the iPad mini.

The 10.5-inch iPad Air, starts at $499 for the 64GB WiFi model and $629 for the WiFi plus cellular model.

Apple last updated their iPad offering back in 2015 due in part to poor sales of tablets
Apple last updated their iPad offering back in 2015 due in part to poor sales of tablets

Including this hardware on the new iPad mini would have driven up costs for Apple, and, subsequently, the price of the new iPad for customers. It also features True Tone technology and DCI-P3 wide color support.

The new iPad mini has the same 7.9-inch traditional iPad mini design, featuring a Touch ID sensor on the bottom and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

With advanced front- and back-facing cameras, iPad mini and iPad Air take gorgeous photos and capture clear and stable 1080p HD videos.

Apple also introduced a leather version for the third-generation iPad Air. It has a 10.5-inch 2,224 × 1,668 display, which is just slightly larger than the entry-level iPad and smaller than the iPad Pro. Apple also has a new Smart Keyboard case for the Air for $159.

The iPad Mini equally comes in WiFi only and WIFi + Cellular models. Both offer an aluminium body with curved edges and rounded corners and both come in Silver, Space Grey and Gold colour options. The updated iPad Air also includes Apple Pencil support, though it does only work with the first generation Apple Pencil, not the newer model that supports the iPad Pro.

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