Ad Banner

Apple unveils new iPad Air and iPad mini featuring A12 Bionic processor

Apple quietly unveiled its refreshed versions of the iPad Air and iPad mini both featuring A12 Bionic chip which can be found in the latest iPhones.

In a press release on Apple‘s website, the company unveiled its bigger 10.5-inch iPad Air and the 7.9-inch iPad mini which support Apple Pencil and feature A12 Bionic chip as well as advanced Retina display with True Tone technology.

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing said: “iPad continues to provide magical new experiences for a growing range of uses where it is the absolute best device, from playing games in augmented reality to note-taking and drawing with Apple Pencil, from streaming HD movies and editing 4K films to learning to develop apps with Swift Playgrounds.”

“Today the iPad family takes two big leaps forward with an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Air that brings high-end size, features and performance at a breakthrough price, and a major upgrade to the 7.9-inch iPad mini, which also brings Apple Pencil, Retina display and the A12 Bionic chip to the many customers that love its compact size,” he added.

The iPad mini starts at $399 while the iPad Air retails at a starting price of $499.

(Photo source: