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Apple has presented at its “Peek performance” event, in which it has also unveiled the long-awaited iPhone SE 3, the new Mac Studio, an external 5K monitor, among other novelties, the new iPad Air 2022.

Apple’s reference tablet is renewed and reaches the fifth generation with a continuous design, but with the powerful M1 processor, 5G connectivity, a new camera for Center Stage in Face Time and more.

iPad Air data sheet

IPAD AIR (2022)

SCREEN

10.9 inches

2,360 x 1,640 pixels (264 ppi)

True Tone, 500 nits

Wide color gamut (P3)

anti-reflective film

PROCESSOR

Apple M1 chip

CPU: 8 cores

GPU: 8 cores

Apple Neural Engine

RAM

8GB

STORAGE

64GB
256GB

REAR CAMERA

12MP f/1.8

FRONTAL CAMERA

12MP f/2.4

BATTERY

28.6Wh

up to 10 hours

OS

iPad OS 15

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 + Cellular

Bluetooth 5.0

WEIGHT

iPad Wi-Fi: 461g

iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular: 462g

OTHERS

USB-C, Touch ID on side button, Compatible with Apple Pencil (2nd generation) and Smart Keyboard Folio

PRICE

iPad Air 64GB Wi-Fi: 679 euros
iPad Air 256GB Wi-Fi: 849 euros
iPad Air Cellular: 64GB: 849 euros
iPad Air Cellular: 256GB: 1019 euros

iPad Air 2022, with M1 heart

Apple ensures that the M1 chip of the new iPad Air will offer a balanced experience between performance and energy efficiency. The 8 CPU cores, according to the company, are a 60% faster than A14 chip.

Those from Cupertino also highlight the graphic capabilities of their new tablet. As indicated, the 8 cores of the chip will offer up to two times higher graphics performance compared to the iPad Air 2020.

The iPad Air is also updated in the connectivity section. The renewal of the tablet arrives with compatibility with 5G networks (with estimated maximum speeds of 3.5 Gbps), eSIM and Wi-Fi 6.

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The wired connection also takes a step forward from the previous generation. The new USB-C port promises to be twice as fast as the iPad Air 2020, with transfers of up to 10 Gbps.

When it comes to compatible accessories, the tablet welcomes the full-size Smart Keyboard Folio keyboard, as well as the support for the second generation Apple Pencil.

iPad Air 2022

On the front of the tablet we find the Liquid Retina screen of 10.9, with features such as True Tone, wide color gamut (P3) and anti-reflective film. The top button, meanwhile, has integrated Touch ID.

The front camera also receives an improvement. Go from the 7 MP of the previous generation to 12 MP with Center Stage. The rear camera retains the traditional 12 MP and promises to capture sharp photos and record 4K video.

Price and availability

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The new iPad Air 2022 arrives in five colors and has a starting price of €679. It can be booked from this Friday and will be available from March 18.

  • iPad Air 64GB Wi-Fi: €679
  • iPad Air 256GB Wi-Fi: €849
  • iPad Air Cellular: 64GB: €849
  • iPad Air Cellular: 256GB: €1,019

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