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Sales of the newest full-size Apple iPad Air tablet started on Friday, November 1st. The new apple tablet is thinner and lighter than the previous model of iPad. There are also some improvements on design, processor, battery and cameras.
iPad Air Price
The price range for the newest Apple iPad tablet is between $499 to $929 depending on their internal memory capacity as well as networking capabilities.
The cost of Wi-Fi only iPad Air with 16GB of internal memory starts from $499. The price tag starts from $629 on models equipped by additional cellular module.
iPad Air Technical Details
Apple introduced iPad Air the newest generation of iPad last week. It is a fifth generation of Apple full size 9.7- inch tablet.
iPad Air Design
The design of iPad 5 is similar to the one iPad-mini has. The frame around the screen of the table become thinner changing the gadget look to more compact. Glass touch screen of the previous iPad model was replaced by GF2 film based touch screen. As a results of the innovation the body of 5th generation of Apple tablet become thinner 7.5 mm vs 9.4 mm and the overall weight decrease from 652g to 453g
iPad Air colors
Newest iPad will be available in white, silver and dark gray colors. Currently there is no plans to release iPad Air in golden color as it was with iPhone 5S.
iPad Air processor and display
The new device come with famous 9.7 inches high resolution Retina display. New A7 64-biy processor was designed keeping the new iPad generation in mind and therefore we could expect superior graphics performance of the gadget. A7 processor was introduced with iPhone 5S. However it did not have a chance to demonstrate the full power due to the screen size limitations of iPone 5S.
iPad Air Battery
According to Apple the battery life of iPad Air is about 10 hours. Those who already had worked with the new gadget noted the power of batteries. The most of experts claiming that the gadget could work 12 to 13 hours with enabled Wi-Fi.
iPad Air Camera
iPad Air come with improved 5 megapixel iSight camera.
iPad Air other details
The tablet is available with the various range of internal storage starting from 16GB and up to 128 GB.
iPad Air Accessories
IPad Air tablets were just released for the sale but there are tons of accessories already available for them. Here are two of them that are ranked #1 on Amazon Best Sellers list. They are :
- MoKo Apple iPad Air Case – Slim-Fit Case with Stand for 5th Generation of Apple Tablets
- Apple iPad Air (Apple iPad 5) Screen Protector
PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE IN CASE YOU WISH TO PROCEED TO THE DETAILED PAGE OF THE PRODUCT ON AMAZON WEB SITE.
There were a lot of rumors last days before the presentations of the next generation of Apple smartphone – iPhone 5. Various sources were describing design and technical details of the new coming gadget. In general the majority of rumors were true. IPhone 5 got large 4-inch screen, powerful A6 processor and new 9-pin port. The resolution of iPad display is 960×1136 pixels. Although the resolution of iPhone 5 is slightly lower than the top-end Android-devices, the density of 326 dpi of iPhone 5 display is slightly higher. For comparison, a 4.8-inch screen of the flagship Samsung smartphone Galaxy S III has density of 306 dpi.
Design of the new model is significantly different from the iPhone 4 and 4S, although it still preserves the continuity. Monolithic back cover is made of metal and used as an antenna for cellular and LTE networks. Individual glass elements on the cover still remained, apparently to increase the efficiency of an integrated antenna.
The device is 20% lighter and 18% thinner than iPhone 4S. The battery was also slightly improved providing 10 hours while playing video, 8 hours of talk time via 3G and keep iPhone 5 in standby mode for up to 225 hours on a single charge.
Apple has updated all regular iOS applications as well as applications that the company developed and promoted through the App Store, such as word processor Pages and Passbook applications. According to experts Apple Passbook took a giant step toward electronic wallet. The application allows to keep all personal, banking, air tickets and similar information in iPhone 5.
New generation of SIN-cards nano-SIM was also introduced with iPhone 5. iPhone 5 is the first iPhone that supports LTE-networks. The smarthone works with LTE providers not only in North America but also in different parts of the world including U.S., Canada, Europe and South-East Asia.
Apple accept orders on iPhone 5 starting from September 14. The sales of iPhone 5 will start on September 21 in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.
It is always a challenge when the time comes to buy or renew your smartphone. There are a lot of various models available on the market. Here are some of the tips that may help to choose what device is the most appropriate for you.
The most popular platforms for mobile devices are Apple iOS, Google Android and Microsoft Windows. There are also other less popular platforms but above mentioned platforms have leading positions on the market. All three platforms are presented by giant companies competing on the market of mobile devices. They have similar performance, functionality and applications. Therefore selecting of the platform among Apple iOS, Google Android and Microsoft Windows is not that important unless you are the member of the fun club of Apple, Android or Windows.
- Quality of display
Brightness and resolution of the majority modern smartphones are quite decent. Desired screen resolution should be 200 pixels per inch or higher.
- Capacity of the battery
The battery should be capable to keep the smartphone functioning for 12 hours without recharging.
- Processing power
Operating frequency of the processor should be more than 1GHz. The hardware graphics acceleration support is also an important factor.
No less than 8 megapixels camera with autofocus features is recommended. It should also support good video image stabilization.
The smartphone should lie comfortably in your hand. This is the most important factor. All other design aspects as color, thickness and corner shapes are not that important.
Currently the most selling and popular models of smartphones produced by Apple and Samsung. They are: Apple iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S 3, Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy Note. Samsung Galaxy S 3 is a recently released flagship smartphone model of Samsung Corporation. Apple has plans to bring a new iPhone 5 model soon. Other competitors such as LG, Sony, HTC and Nokia are either already presented or planning to release new smartphone models. Most notable of them are LG F180, Sony Xperia, HTC One X and Nokia Lumia 900
Apple iOS 6 is a new version of the operating system for iPhone smartphones, iPad tablets and iPod touch players. It was announced this week. According to Apple there are about two hundred new features introduced in iOS6 .
Siri voice assistant is built into the new iOS. Owners of the latest version of iPad tablets could enjoy Siri assistance after upgrading to iOS6.
The new OS integrated with Facebook. Users can share impressions on movies, music or applications from App Store. Events from Facebook could also be shared and appear in iOS calendar.
FaceTime video chat works in either Wi-Fi or cellular network. Previous versions of iOS supported FaceTime over Wi-Fi only.
Apple updated Safari browser by adding among other features sync of bookmarks over the iCloud. iOS6 Photo Stream application is capable of sharing photos with friends.
There are a few new applications introduced by Apple with iOS6. New application Passbook designed for storing of various kinds of E-tickets such as movie and air tickets. Apple Maps application replaced Google Maps with very own Apple maps. In addition to route planner and traffic update the application provides voice guidance by Siri and 3D street view called Flyover.
The beta version of iOS 6 has already been released. The operating system can be installed on iPad 2, new iPad 3, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and fourth generation of iPod touch players.
First version of iOS operating system iOS was released in 2007. iOS 5 was announced in June 2011.
Apple plans to use Retina high resolution displays in the next generation of MacBook 15.4-inch screen for the MacBook Pro and 13.3-inch display of the MacBook Air expected to get resolution of 2880×1800 pixels and 2560×1600 pixels respectively. Displays of current generation of 15-inch MacBook Pro and 13-inch MacBook Air have resolution of 1440×900 pixels. Will high resolution displays raise the final price of Apple MacBooks? Good question. Apple already using high-resolution Retina screens in iPhone 4S and the new iPad 3. So far Retina display did not impact the price of Apple devices.
Apple may introduce the new generation of MacBook Pro at the WWDC conference that starts on June 11. Following trends new generation of Apple MacBooks should be extremely thin and lightweight, powered by Ivy Bridge processors and Nvidia graphic. At the same event Apple most likely will introduce iOS 6 and share ideas about the new version of Mac OS X operating system.