Apple iPad 8, iPad Air 4 has been officially unveiled at the ‘Time Flies’ event. The new iPad 8 and iPad Air 4 packs in a slew of features. Apple also unveiled the all-new Apple Watch Series 6 at the same event alongside Apple Watch SE. The iPad 4 Air has the new A14 Bionic processor underneath.
The Apple iPad Air 4
The iPad Air 4 has a 10.9-inch edge-to-edge retina display with Touch ID, A14 Bionic processor and USB-C connectivity. The new chipset has a 40 percent faster CPU, 30 percent faster graphics and 70 percent faster machine learning with next-generation Neural Engine 5. The Apple iPad Air 4 has the new ARM processor-based chipset.
The 4th generation Apple iPad Air sports a single-lens rear camera, a 12-megapixel back camera with Focus Pixels. Upfront, the device has a 7-megapixel FaceTime HD camera with improved low-light performance. Apple Air 4 price starts at $599 (around Rs 44,100).
Apple iPad 8 Specs, Apple iPad 8 Price In India
The 8th generation iPad comes with the new powerful Bionic A14 SoC with a bigger 10.2-inch display. iPad 8 Gen has the same design as iPad 7 with a Touch ID. iPad 8 has been claimed to offer up to 10 hours of battery life. iPad 8 has an 8-megapixel back camera and a FaceTime HD camera. The company claims the device can take advantage of machine learning capabilities to enhance your photos.
The Apple iPad 8 is powered by iPadOS 14 with support for Apple pencil. iPad 8 price starts at $329 (around Rs 24,200).
The Apple iPad 8 India availability has been confirmed. The new iPad will be available via Apple Authorised Resellers at Rs 29,900 for the Wi-Fi model. Apple iPad 8 with Wi-Fi and Cellular is priced at Rs 41,900. In India, iPad 8 will come in silver, space grey and gold colour options in 32GB and 128GB configurations.
Budget-variant Apple Watch SE launched; Apple Watch 6 series starts from $399
Budget variant Apple Watch SE too launched. Under the hood, it houses a S5 system in chip which translates to twice as fast as the Series 3. This one has a bigger screen. Apple Watch 6 series starts from $399, while Apple Watch SE starts from $279 for GPS variant.
Apple Watch Series 6
Meet the Apple Watch Series 6. It has the same design, but this line up packs in a new blue aluminum, graphite and Product Red variant. It can measure your blood oxygen level directly from your wrist. In India, the Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) is priced at Rs 40,900 while the Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) is priced at Rs 49,900.
Apple Watch SE
Apple Watch SE comes with all the features to stay connected, fit and healthy. It uses the Apple Watch Series 5 chipset and comes with all the new features including Family setup. Watch Series SE runs on WatchOS software similar to the new Watch Series 6. Apple prices the Watch SE (GPS) at Rs 29,900 and Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) at Rs 33,900. No availability dates have been announced for the two more affordable Apple Watch models.
Apple One plans
The India prices of the Apple One plan are quite affordable in comparison to its US equivalent. The individual plan with Apple Music, Apple TV, Apple Arcade, and 50GB of iCloud storage is priced Rs 195 per month. The family plan with Apple Music, Apple TV, Apple Arcade, and 200GB of iCloud storage costs Rs 365 per month and can be shared with up to six family members. India does not seem to have access to the premium plan as Apple News is yet to launch in the market.
Apple Fitness+ announced
Apple Fitness+ is a new service for Apple Watch that will try and inspire you to stay more active, and participate in workout sessions. Fitness+ includes many workout modes like yoga, and more and also provides you with new tracks that will motivate you to work out better. You will also be able to save your Apple Music track on Fitness+. The newly announced Apple Fitness+ at $ 9.99 for a month and $ 79.99 per year. New Apple Watch buyers will get 3 months free subscription to Apple Fitness+.