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Apple, the new iPad Pro and Macbook Air are official

Confirm the rumors of the eve (with the surprise Mac Mini): all the info on prices and data sheet

new ipad pro macbook air(Photo: Apple)

Apple unveils the new iPad Pro and Macbook Air with a no-frills presentation, simply adding them to the catalog. Confirm the eve rumors for the tablet and also for the new laptop that was expected for several months.

The new iPad Pro

Widely anticipated, the new iPad Pro which brings great news such as the dual camera on the back of 12 megapixel wide angle, 10 megapixel ultra wide angle and 2x zoom, flanked by LiDar scanner for depth of field which calculates distances up to five meters with photon level reading in a few nanoseconds.

The A12Z Bionic processor, while the iPadOs 13.4 operating system with trackpad support and multitouch gestures for a highly intuitive experience. There are five microphones and four speakers.

iPad Pro 2020 with keyboard(Photo: Apple)

Completely revised the keyboard that the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro with backlit keys, precisely trackpad, but also free tilt and usb type-c port always free even when charging the battery

The hardware revolves around the A12z Bionic processor with octa-core gpu and takes advantage of a 10-hour battery, fast wi-fi connectivity, lte gigabit class module and above all the award-winning 11 or 12.9-inch Liquid Retina edge display -to-edge with P3 color range and 120 Hz refresh.

THE prices of the new iPad Pro depart from 899 euros in the 11-inch wifi only version and from 1069 euros for the one with the same size cellular module. 12.9-inch iPad Pro starts at 1119 euros with wifi only and 1289 euros with a cellular module. There keyboard Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro can be purchased from May to 339 euros for the 11-inch version and 399 euros for the 12.9-inch version, while the second generation Apple Pencil for iPad Pro starts from 135 euros and the Smart Keyboard Folio to 199 and 219 euros.

The new Macbook Air

Moving on to the new ultra-thin laptop, the 2020 version doubles the performance and also the storage space offering the renewed Magic Keyboard first seen on the MacBook Pro 16 ?. You can choose processors from Intel Core i3 dual core at 1.1GHz up to Intel Core i7 at 1.2GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz of the tenth generation, accompanied by up to 16 GB of ram (starting from 8 GB).

The new Macbook Air also accelerates graphics performance by 80% (with Intel Iris Plus Graphics GPU) so as to meet those looking for a notebook that is very easy to transport, but also suitable for editing and gaming.

Macbook Air 2020 side(Photo: Apple)

The internal memory therefore starts from 256 gb but can expand with ssd up to 2 tb, while the screen has a 13-inch diagonal, there is also the TouchId for biometric unlocking in combination with the colchip Apple T2 Security and a battery that promises a day of activity. On board is the macOS Catalina operating system. The iconic 100% recycled aluminum unibody shell with shades of gold, silver and space gray.

The triple microphone for quality FaceTime calls, Thunderbolt 3 ports, 802.11ac wifi and bluetooth 5.0, 3.5 mm jack, external monitor support up to 6k and surround speakers complete the picture.

THE prices start at 1229 euros for the basic model and from 1529 euros for the 1.1GHz quad core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz). The i7 processor costs 130 euros more, while with the maximum configuration it reaches up to 2609 euros. Availability from the second week of April (at the time of writing the piece).

Collaterally, it also updates Mac Mini with here too double storage space and prices from 949 euros for the 256 gb version and 1299 euro for the 512 gb version.


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