Every presentation of Apple are eagerly waiting for even those users who prefer products from other companies. Since Apple traditionally creates trends that are more than one year determine the further development of the industry. And although this time was not presented iPhone, the end of the presentation was a pleasant surprise. pleasing the iPad Pro screens for increased compactness of design, the MacBook Air — their displays, and the Mac mini became the first computer is sufficient for the tasks of professionals.
At the presentation in new York, Apple introduced a range of new products including the iPad Pro new generation. For more detail about tablets was presented in the article, Cherlynn low (Cherlynn Low) on the resource page engadget.com.
The new iPad Pro
Is present and a magnetic mount for the Apple Pencil, similar to that known users on Samsung devices. Screens — Liquid Retina LCD-like displays iPhone XR, by the support of True Tone and wide spectrum of colors.
Displays the iPad Pro have more — they are now 11 inch. At the same time, due to the Face ID, the tablet is quite compact. The new iPad Pro is incredibly thin — just 5.9 mm in thickness. Available also the version with a 12.9-inch screen. Consider the tablets are equipped with USB ports.
Software iPad Pro similar to that installed on the iPhone, this is especially evident in regard to navigation. Users can enjoy high performance with OCTA-core chips A12X Bionic, and 7-core GPUs, which, as noted by Apple, is 1000 times faster than before.
During the presentation, the company used Photoshop and an augmented reality app from Adobe called Project Aero, to show how the iPad Pro content is being created and augmented reality. Thanks to USB ports a-C of the new iPad Pro will not only be compatible with various peripherals, but also can be used to charge iPhone.
Among the accessories — the new Smart keyboard Folio. Delivery novelties will start from November 7, 2018. LTE support will be implemented in models both sizes. Minimum storage capacity — 64 GB. The price of the standard model starts from 799 USD (65 990 rubles for the version with Wi‑Fi or 77 990 rubles for a tablet that supports Wi‑Fi and cellular connection), 12-inch — 999 USD (price of the model with Wi‑Fi starts with 81 990 rubles, and with Wi‑Fi and cell connections — from 93 990 rubles). Apple Pencil will cost at least 10 790 rubles. Price of polyurethane Smart Folio offered in multiple colors, will begin: 7490 rubles for 11 inch iPad Pro and 8490 rubles for a model with a display diagonal of which is 12.9 inches. Prices and configuration of new products have already been considered in more detail.
First MacBook Air equipped with Retina Display
The most important feature of the new MacBook Air was Retina Display. The giant aluminum frame is left in the past, and the screen remained a 13.3-inch. Full resolution display of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The SD card slot appears to be missing. But supports Thunderbolt 3, which will allow to increase the data rate.
Provides and Touch ID, which has become one of the most interesting additions to the Mac configuration over the past years. Touch Bar is missing and many users consider it good news, said Nathan Ingraham (Nathan Ingraham), considering the novelty on the resource page engadget.com.
The Touch ID sensor, includes a new T2 chip-enabled features “Hey Siri”. T2 also interacts with SSD, supporting the “data encryption on the fly” for the entire contents of the disk. Apple notes that the new approach is more secure boot process and a safer drive.
Mechanism new keypad already known to users at the recently presented models of the MacBook Pro, which means the keyboard will be quieter.
Pleased and components, which found a use in the new product. First of all, the Intel Core i5 processor, the eighth generation, an addition to which steel 1.5-terabyte drive and 16 GB of RAM. Of energy in the battery, as in still Air, will be sufficient for 12 hours of work and 13 hours of video playback from iTunes.
Because the frames are thinner, the size of the computer decreased by 17%. As the case material Apple used a new aluminum alloy, in which 100% of the applied aluminum is recycled. Like other recent Apple news, MacBook Air will offer customers in gray, silver and gold colors.
All these improvements led to the increase in the price of the MacBook Air, which now starts from 1119 U.S. dollars or 104 990 rubles, as previously mentioned. We are talking about the base model with a Core i5 processor, 8 gigabytes of RAM and only a 128-Gigabyte built-in storage. Delivery will start on November 7 this year.
Performance the Mac mini has increased
Although the design of the new Mac mini was familiar, its components have become much more impressive. At least, the product uses a Quad-core Intel eighth generation intended for desktop computers. Provided and optional version with a six-core processor. Maximum amount: of RAM — 64 GB storage — 2 terabytes. Thus, the computational performance has increased (as a maximum) five times, and graphics performance by 60%.
Also provided: four 3 Thunderbolt port, two USB-A, HDMI, audio and Ethernet (including option to support a speed of 10 gigabits per second), said John Fingas (Jon Fingas) on the resource page engadget.com.
This increased productivity, of course, affects the price of the computer. The initial configuration, assuming a 3.6-GHz Intel Core i3 processor, 8 GB memory and 128 GB solid state drive is 799 U.S. dollars or 68 990 rubles, as it was reported in the context of a more detailed consideration of the specification. Deliveries of the new Mac mini will start on 7 November 2018. Version 3 gigagertsevym six-core processor and 256-Gigabyte SSD for 1099 USD or 93 990 rubles. Earlier rumors said that Apple is preparing Mac mini for professionals and they were correct.
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