Another key difference is that the iPad Air supports the older, first-generation Apple Pencil rather than the newer model. Notably, every iPad in Apple's lineup now supports the Apple Pencil. If you're interested, the new iPad Mini starts at $399 for the wifi model featuring 64GB of storage; the cellular model starts at $529.
On the iPad Mini front, the updated 7.9-inch tablet also comes with the A12 Bionic chip, offering three times the performance and nine times faster graphics of the previous-generation iPad mini. This way, the Pencil can charge without having to stick out of your iPad mini. However, don't expect Apple to launch an entirely new product like AirPods 2.
The popular iPad Air is back and should be better than ever. The theory at the time was that Apple was going to continue last year's sixth-generation iPad, and then perhaps release a 10.5-inch mid-range model somewhere between the entry-level iPad and the iPad Pro, which could include features like Face ID and improved screen technology.
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What's different between the iPad mini 4 and the iPad mini 5? Apple's iPad comparison site doesn't really help, particularly when differentiating the iPad and iPad Air.
Apple's iPad line is now more diverse and powerful than ever before. The iPad Mini starts at £399, making it more expensive than the standard iPad costing £319; the iPad Air starts at £479. Starting next week, they will also go on sale in China (Wi-Fi models only), Macau (Wi-Fi models only) and Mexico. Plus, the modern update of the 10.5-inch Pro - with an 11-inch display, thanks to smaller bezels - debuted last October. GST for the Wi-Fi model and RRP $979 inc. On the other hand, the 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model costs $629 while the 256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model costs $779.
Apple Care+ for iPad will also provide answers to questions you might have on how to run certain aspects of iOS and iCloud, how to connect to wireless networks, and questions you might have about certain Apple branded apps such as FaceTime, Keynote, Numbers, Pages and more.
Apple has also now made this tablet compatible with the Apple Pencil stylus and there's also a keyboard case which turns it into a mini PC. None of the iPad mini models offer microSD support.