Manufacturers of Android smartphones are now the real season flagships. Not so long ago on a separate presentation was presented to the model Galaxy S10 from Samsung, and then in the framework of the MWC take a look at our new items revealed Nokia, Sony and Xiaomi. Apple, in turn, holds the announcement of the iPhone exclusively in the fall, but some of the other gadgets out in the spring. So just recently the company introduced three new devices, the appearance of which was all a real surprise. And presented they were no press conferences, speeches from the stage and quietly — new items have just been added on the Apple website.
iPad mini and iPad Air
First, the manufacturer has released two new tablet, iPad mini and iPad Air, which, despite the different size and positioning, got almost identical stuffing. If the imminent release of the “air” was expected, the revival of the “mini” was a pleasant surprise, because many users did not have a compact tablet that is easy to carry in a small bag. This model has always been a great “field” option that you can take with you on vacation and any other trip.
Both models retained a traditional design with a fairly wide screen framework and a fingerprint scanner Touch ID on the front panel. Fillets and facial recognition, as the new iPad Pro, here. iPad mini is equipped with 7.9-inch Retina display with a resolution of 2 048 × 1 536 pixels, wide color gamut (P3), brightness up to 500 CD/m2 and branded True Tone technology. The first in a series the device has received support for digital pen Apple Pencil, but only the first generation. This accessory is sold separately. IPad Air screen has a diagonal of 10.5 inches at a resolution of 2 224 × 1 668 pixels. All other parameters, including compatibility with the stylus are exactly the same.
Both tablet equipped with processors A12 Bionic system Neural Engine. This is one of the best processors by Apple, which will allow you to run even the most demanding games and demanding applications. Memory — 64 or 256 GB depending on version. Each model is available with both Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + LTE. In terms of autonomy for both models is claimed to 9-10 hours of surfing the Internet, watching video, or listening to music. The main camera is 8 MP with HDR, front-facing for FaceTime — 7 MP. Also received news on two speakers and Bluetooth 5.0.
In addition to the displays and thus the sizes, tablets have another difference — the iPad Air has the support of proprietary Smart Keyboard, and iPad mini can connect only third-party Bluetooth keyboard. Both tablets will soon be available in three colors: silver, gray and gold. The price of iPad Air starts from 42 990 rubles, and iPad mini the most affordable version will cost 32 990 rubles. More details are available on the official Apple website.
Apple AirPods (2)
New wireless headphones at the official website just replaced the previous model. They are called exactly the same and apparently from the old, they are completely indistinguishable. The main change was the emergence of a new chip H1, which provides a more stable wireless connection and faster data transfer: up to 2 times faster when switching between active devices and 1.5 times faster in phone calls. In addition, this chip allows you to activate Siri via voice without any taps. Just say, “Hey Siri” and continue to the next command.
Case with the headphones you can now charge wirelessly with any Qi-station. A connector for a wired feed is also stored. 15 minutes the network connection will be enough for 3 hours of music. In General on a single charge new AirPods work up to 5 hours, and with the recharge from the case — up to 24 hours. The ability to use one earphone kept as automatic pairing with the smartphone after the extraction from the case. Touch zone on the outer surface still allow the touch to turn on and turn off the music or switch tracks.
The second generation Apple AirPods headphones is paired with a conventional case can be bought for 13 490 rubles, and with support for wireless charging — 16 990 rubles. Also Qi, the case can be purchased separately for 6 590 rubles. It is compatible with both versions of the headphones and has exactly the same design. To know more details you can use page on the official Apple website.
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