Apple introduced the new iPad, iMac and Mac mini. At the beginning of presentation, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus got the best reviews in the press and the best start of sales in history of iPhone. Then he told that in the United States service ApplePay using iPhone starts to work on Monday. Then we have heard a few words about Apple Watch, success of iOS8 and OS X, and finally moved to the tablets. Todays it was two of them: iPad Air 2 and 3 iPad mini. Here we go. 10 best innovations of those tablets and other new Apple products.
10 things you have to know about new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
Apple revealed its latest tablet iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, and we have decided to allocate their main differences from the previous generation.
That’s the first iPads with a fingerprint sensor. Prior to that, they were equipped only on iPhones. And now it’s even easier to buy online with TouchID and ApplePay working together.
Thinnest tablet ever made
The thickness of the new iPad Air 2 (just 6.1 mm) making it the thinnest tablet in the world. The total thickness of the two iPad Air 2is still less than the thickness of the first original iPad. Incredible!
Best screen on the iPad
The gap between glass and display matrix doesn’t exist anymore. Finger practically touchs the pixels. Light reflection is reduced by half.
The first iPads on the new chip A8X. The second generation of 64-bit architecture, productivity is much higher and about 180 times better graphics.
10 hours of battery with the minimum thickness. Hillarious!
First 8 megapixel camera on the iPad. In the previous iPad Air it was only 5 megapixel. Panoramic images reaches 43 megapixel resolution. Speed up the video with Time Lapse more or slow down with Slow-Motion for the first time on iPads. Two microphones.
The fastest iPad
Almost three-times faster speed of Wi-Fi network. Supports 20 LTE bends on 150 Mbit/s speed.
Version of 128 GB worth $100 less than the previous generation of the same amount of memory.
We see the first iPad generation with ApplePay functions for Internet payments.
Now everyone can get iPad in new gold colour. Be honest we were waiting for it so long. Amazing!
iMac with Retina Display
At the same time Apple unveils new iMac with Retina display. The resolution of it is higher than 4K TVs — it is 5K. That’s it. You can now edit videos in UltraHD format (4 times higher than the usual FullHD) pixel to pixel.
Inside of the new iMac is a quad-core Intel’s processor 3.5 GHz with Turbo Boost technology which increase the frequency up to 3.9 GHz (optional assembly for the order may include a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with a frequency of 4 GHz and Turbo Boost technology increases it up to 4.4 GHz), the new iMac a third faster than a previous model, has got Fusion Drive and a few ports Thunderbolt 2.
By the end of presentation we saw update for Mac mini, which is now even faster, got a second Thunderbolt port, and has become the most energy-efficient desktop in the world. Basic equipment cost will not be much higher than the iPad – just $499 excl. taxes.