Some leaks have suggested that a new iPad Air could come out alongside the iPhone 12 on 15th September. The new device will be the next Apple tablet, the iPad Air 4. Point to be noted that the iPad Air line is Apple’s 2nd most high-end collection of tablets. It is below the iPad Pros but above the entry-level and iPad Mini ranges. Most of us have experienced the iPad Air 3 in 2019, so the new Apple tablet will be the iPad Air 4. The latest leak has indicated that the new iPad Air could debut alongside the iPhone 12 at the smartphone’s official launch on 15th September 2020. The leak also said the iPad Air price will start at $649 for a version with 128GB storage, but you will have to pay more for the 256GB and 512GB versions.
The initial leak provided some key features about the new iPad Air 4 with 2 major changes in the tablet. The new iPad Air could have USB-C connectivity, rather than a Lighting port. It will have an 11-inch screen-size and Touch ID, but the termination of the Home button. The iPad Air 4 will get an in-screen fingerprint scanner, USB-C, and 11-inch assertions. The tablet will apparently have a design similar to the iPad Pro, Face ID log-in, 4 stereo speakers, one rear camera, a Liquid Retina display, and the A14 or A14X Bionic chipset. The recent iPad Pro models use the second-generation Apple Pencil but the new iPad Air will work with the Apple Pencil 2, instead of the original. It would be a major change if Apple wants its new iPad Air to work like an iPad Pro Lite, rather than a bigger version of the entry-level iPad.
The recent iPad Pro models use Face ID and thinner bezels, but the new iPad Air 4 will use Touch ID with a physical button and a big bezel to house it. The new iPad Air models are using a newer chipset, as we have experienced the A13 Bionic in the iPhone 11 range. The 2020 iPad Pro units only use a variant of the iPhone XS’s A12 Bionic chipset, but the iPad Air 4 will use the A13. A leak suggests the new iPad Air 2020 will have a USB-C port for faster charging and quicker data transfer. Rumors have been calling the iPad Air line a Mid-range. It seems the iPad Air 4 will be a lot more like an iPad Pro than previous devices in the line.