2022 Apple iPad Air 5th Gen up for pre-order on Amazon US

Apple announced a bunch of new gadgets during the recent 2022 March Apple Event. Some of these are already available to pre-order online in the US. Amazon has now listed 2022 Apple iPad Air 5th Gen ( 11-inch ) 64GB and 256GB models up for pre-order. You can buy these in a few different colors – Blue, Purple, Pink, Starlight, and Space Gray.

In the US, the new 2022 Apple iPad Air 5th Gen ( 11-inch ) costs $599.99 for the base WiFi only 64GB model. WiFi + Cellular 64GB variant has a launch price of $749.99.

The 256GB iPad Air 5th Gen WiFi-only model costs $749.99 and WiFi + Cellular has a price tag of $899 in the US.

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Specs and Features
2022 Apple iPad Air 5th Gen ( 11-inch ) is powered by the M1 chip which also powers other Apple products like Macbook Mini, Macbook Air, iPad Pro, etc. It features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with a native pixel resolution of 2360×1640 pixels. This new iPad supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation).

It has a 12MP Wide camera at the back that can shoot 4K videos up to 60fps. On the front, there is a 12MP Ultra-Wide camera with a 122° field of view.

iPad Air 5th gen supports WiFI 6 networks and has Bluetooth 5.0. Apple has equipped this with a 28.6Whr rechargeable lithium‑polymer battery and offers up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‐Fi or watching video. It ships with the latest iPadOS 15 operating system.

Other products Apple launched during the March 2022 Apple Event – Mac Studio with M1 Max / M1 Ultra chip, Studio Display, Alpine Green iPhone 13 models, and iPhone SE 2022 3rd gen.

New Launches at 2022 Apple Event held on March 8th

Apple has announced a few new products during the Apple Event held on March 8th, 2022. The Apple ‘Peek Performance’ Spring 2022 event has brought new iPhones, old iPhones in new colors, an updated iPad Air model, a beefed-up Mac Mini, and an all-new M1 Ultra desktop processor.

Apple’s iPhone SE 2022 model comes with a 4.7-inch display and is powered by the A15 Bionic chipset, which also powered their iPhone 13 series of smartphones. So performance-wise, you are getting the best out there. This 3rd generation iPhone SE, like its predecessors, has just a single camera at the back. In the US, this has a launch price tag of $429. It will ship to customers from March 18th onwards.

Apple’s Mac Studio Desktop is a beefed-up Mac Mini in disguise. You can buy these with either the M1 Max chip or the just-announced M1 Ultra chip to get a powerful desktop at your disposal. This is clearly aimed at creative professionals. You get features like Thunderbolt 4, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5 etc.

According to Apple, the new M1 Ultra chip is eight times faster than their first-gen M1 chip, which is ridiculously fast. It has a 20-core CPU and a 64-core GPU setup. There is also a 48-core GPU variant. Out of the 20 cores, 16 are performance cores.

Apple’s Studio Display is another product you would be interested to get on to your next-gen desktop. This is a 27 inch 5K resolution screen that costs $1,599.

Apple is bringing 2022 iPad Air models with M1 chip on board, offering much better performance. The Wifi only model costs $599 while the WiFi+Cellular has a launch price of $749.

As is the norm, you are getting some older Apple iPhones in a new color. The iPhone 13 and 13 Pro models will be available to purchase in an Alpine Green color. You will able to pre-order this in a couple of days from Apple Store, Amazon US etc.

Pre-order Apple iPad Mini 6 2021 from Amazon US

Apple has officially launched the new iPad Mini 6 2021 model during the Apple Event held on Sep 14th. The new Apple iPad Mini 2021 will be available to pre-order in the US online from Amazon US and other retailers starting today Sep 14 and will ship to customers on Sep 24th. You can buy this in 4 different color options – Space Gray, Pink, Purple and Starlight.

iPad Mini 6 2021 US Pricing: WiFi Only models – $499 ( 64GB ), $649 ( 256GB ), WiFi + Cellular Models – $649 ( 64GB ), $799 ( 256GB ).

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2021 Apple 10.2-inch iPad 9th Generation powered by A13 Bionic chip is also available to pre-order at a launch price of $329.

The new iPad Mini 2021 model is powered by the latest Apple chip – A15 Bionic which has a 6-core CPU and 5-core GPU, along with 16-core Neural Engine. The older gen A14 Bionic still outperforms almost all other chips made by Apple’s competitors. So the newer A15 would be still very fast and powerful for years to come when you compare the competition.

The 2021 iPad Mini 6 features an 8.3-inch 2266×1488 pixel resolution IPS screen with a True Tone display. The max brightness supported by this panel is 500 nits. This model supports 2nd generation Apple Pencil.

Apple has powered this new iPad with a 19.3Whr lithium-polymer battery which offers up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi or watching video. Unlike the new Apple iPhone 13 series, iPad Mini comes with a USB Type-C port ( USB 3.1 Gen 1 , supports DisplayPort ).

Apple iPad Mini 6 2021 model Full Specs and Features

  • Processor / Chipset: Apple A15 Bionic chip ( 6 cores CPU / 5 core GPU / 16-core Neural Engine )
  • Display features: 8.3-inch LED-backlit Multi-Touch display ( IPS / 2266×1488 pixels resolution / True Tone Display / P3 wide color display / 326 PPI / 500nits / anti-glare / Apple Pencil Gen 2 support )
  • Storage options: 64GB / 256GB
  • Operating system: iPadOS 15
  • Wireless: 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, 5G NR ( optional ), Built‑in GPS/GNSS ( on WiFi + Cellular models ), iBeacon microlocation
  • Sensors: Touch ID, Three-axis gyro, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer
  • Port: USB-C port with support for DisplayPort, Charging, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5Gb/s)
  • Camera: 12MP Wide camera, ƒ/1.8 aperture rear camera, 12MP Ultra Wide F2.4 aperture front camera
  • Audio: Dual microphones for calls, video recording, and audio recording, Stereo speakers (landscape)
  • Video recording: 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
  • Battery: 19.3Whr Li-Po
  • Battery usage: Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi or watching video
  • Colors available in: Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight
  • Weight: 293-297 grams
  • In the box: iPad Mini 2021, USB-C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB-C Power Adapter

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Apple iPad Pro 2021 up for Pre-order from Amazon US ( 11, 12.9 inch )

Apple has launched the iPad Pro 2021 models in the US. There are two Pro models available to purchase – 11-inch 3rd Gen model and 12.9-inch 5th Gen model. These new iPads are now available to pre-order online from Amazon US.

What’s new?
The 4th Gen iPad Pro models were powered by the Apple A12Z Bionic chipset which performance-wise was inferior to the Apple iPad Air launched last year with the A14 Bionic chip. The 2021 iPad Pro models however zoom past all of these models thanks to the mighty Apple M1 silicon inside. The recently launched Macbook Air and Pro models also feature the same chip.

Launch Price
The 11 inch iPad Pro 2021 3rd Gen model has a launch price of $799 in the US for the base model ( 128GB ). The WiFi + Cellular model can be bought for $999 as well.

The 12.9 inch iPad Pro 2021 5th Gen model has a launch price of $1099 for the base model. The WiFi + Cellular model has a price tag of $1299.

You can buy these models with more storage options – 256GB, 512GB, 1TB and 2TB. The 128GB, 256GB and 512GB model comes with 8GB of ram while the 1TB and 2TB models have 16GB of ram.

Specs and Features
The 11-inch model features a 2388×1668 pixels Liquid Retina display with a max brightness of 600nits supported. It has features like True Tone display, ProMotion technology, Wide colour display (P3), Anti-reflective coating etc.

The more expensive 12.9-inch model features a 2732×2048 pixels Liquid Retina XDR display which can go up to 1600 nits peak brightness ( HDR mode ). This one has a Mini-LED display featuring a 2D backlighting system with 2596 full‑array local dimming zones.

The 11-inch model is powered with a 28.65Wh battery which offers up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi or watching videos. The 12.9 Pro model has a bigger battery at 40.88Wh and offers the same battery usage.

Other new Apple 2021 Launches: iMac 24 with Mi Chip, AirTags, Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD, Apple Magic Keyboard for 12.9-inch iPad Pro – 5th Generation.

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