APPLE LAUNCHES NEW MACBOOK AIR, IPAD PRO, MAC MINI

By Wares October 31, 2018 VR, computing & games

Apple launches "all-screen" iPad Pro, all-new MacBook Air, powerful new Mac Mini in New York.

Apple launched a trio of new products in Brooklyn, New York, yesterday (see the keynote here).

The all-new iPad Pro has an all-screen design with 11- and 12.9-inch Liquid Retina displays and Face ID, an A12X Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine which is claimed to outperform "most PC laptops", a new USB-C connector, Gigabit-class LTE, and up to 1TB of storage.

A second-generation Apple Pencil magnetically attaches to iPad Pro and wirelessly charges at the same time, while a new Smart Keyboard Folio is a new streamlined adjustable design. 

Available here from next week from NZ$1399 (11") and NZ$1749 (12.9").

See all the details here

The new MacBook Air ("the most affordable Mac") boasts a 13-inch Retina display, Touch ID, the latest processors and an even more portable design.

It also has an "all-day" battery, new colours (gold, silver and space grey), big trackpad, faster SSDs, wide stereo sound, the Apple T2 Security Chip and Thunderbolt 3.

Available here from next week from NZ$2149.

See all the details here.

Billed as a "faster and more capable desktop", the new Mac mini got a "massive" increase in performance with quad- and 6-core processors, up to 64GB of faster memory and super-fast all-flash storage.

The new Mac mini is claimed to deliver five times faster performance than its predecessor, and comes with Thunderbolt 3 ports, the Apple T2 Security Chip and a 10Gb Ethernet option.

Available here from next week from NZ$1499.

See all the details here.

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