Apple had been listed the new iPad Air and the iPad Mini Retina Display on its official India website for quite long time and now the Cupertino giant has already launched the duo tablets in the Indian market starting at Rs. 28,000.
Apple launched the iPad Air on November 1 in 41 countries, while the iPad Mini Retina Display has been made available in select countries.
The latest iPad Air is more powerful than its predecessor and weighs 469g, making it ultra portable and light weight. The new iPad Air comes in Space Grey and Silver color variant. While the best thing under the hood woth mentioning is the latest A7 chipset and M7 processor. The iPad Air comes available in different capacities 16GB/32GB/64GB.
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Going by the specs, the new iPad Air comes with 9.7-inch Retina Display having a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. For imaging, there is a 5MP rear-facing camera with improved imaging optics and a 1.2MP FaceTime HD shooter with bigger sensor and dual-mics. The front-facing camera can record videos in 720p HD. Apple claims that the iPad Air can easily give a battery backup of 10 hours on a single charge.
Talking about the second generation iPad Mini, it is as powerful as its older brother and it also features the latest A7 processor, 5MP camera and same 10 hours of battery backup. The only difference between the two tablets is the screen size.
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Take a look at the exact pricing of all the variants of the iPad Air and iPad Mini Retina below:
Price and Availability
iPad Mini with Retina Display
iPad Mini with Retina Display Wi-Fi models will be available in silver or space gray starting today. Below mentioned are price details
16GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 28,900
32GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 35,900
64GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 42,900
128GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 49,900
16GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 37,900
32GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 44,900
64GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 51,900
128GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 58,900
Price and Availability
iPad Air price in India
iPad Air with Wi-Fi models will be available in silver or space gray starting today. Below mentioned are price details
16GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 35,900
32GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 42,900
64GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 49,900
128GB (Wi-Fi): Rs 56,900
16GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 44,900
32GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 51,900
64GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 58,900
128GB (Wi-Fi + cellular): Rs 65,900
iPad Air vs iPad Minin Retina
Check out GizBot's comparison of both the tabs over here.
iPad Air, iPad Mini Retina India Launch
New custom-designed polyurethane Smart Covers for iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will be available) in a range of vibrant colors, including blue, green, pink, yellow, black and (RED). iPad Air Smart Cases and iPad mini Smart Cases are completely redesigned in a beautiful aniline-dyed leather available in six rich colors, including yellow, beige, blue, brown, black and (RED). Smart Covers and Smart Cases are available through the Apple Online Store
iPad Air, iPad Mini Retina
iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display now have a next generation FaceTime HD camera with improved backside illumination sensors featuring larger pixels for better low-light performance. The iSight camera with 5MP sensor and advanced optics, combined with iOS 7 and the image signal processing of A7, further improves still image and video capture on iPad bringing faster auto-focus, up to three times video zoom, five times still zoom, better dynamic range and automatic image and video stabilization.
iPad Mini Retina OS iOS 7
The new iPads come with iOS 7, featuring a stunning new user interface, completely redesigned with an elegant color palette, distinct, functional layers and subtle motion that make it feel more alive. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri and introduces iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes.
Apple Customers Benefits
iPad Air, iPad Mini Retina in India Now
iPad customers have access to the revolutionary App Store, which now offers more than one million apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users in 155 countries around the world, and more than 475,000 apps are designed specifically for iPad.
The iLife suite of creative apps, including iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand, and the iWork suite of productivity apps, including Pages, Numbers and Keynote are essential to the Apple experience and are now free with every new iOS device running iOS 7, and are also available as free updates for existing users, so more iPad users now have access to these great apps. All apps have been redesigned to match the look and feel of iOS 7, have been optimized to support 64-bit technology and include hundreds of new features.