Apple’s iPad Air – A revolution For the Tablet Market
Apple’s new iPad was hotly anticipated and the recent release has heralded some real changes for the technology-giant’s forward leap in market share and innovation. The fifth generation iPad, the iPad Air, deserved real kudos for the design team that ensured the Apple product was a better, faster and stronger improvement on its predecessors. Although official sales figures are yet to be released, the iPad Air appears to be another huge success for Apple.
What You Need to Know About the iPad Air
The iPad Air is a mix of innovation and catch-up when comparing it to Android and windows examples of tablets.It has a number of new features such as the processor, operating system, the camera and resolution. The tablet has also adopted some of the counterparts which have set the competing tablet market on a potentially Apple-shaking upward spiral like the retina display, screen size and the easily paired accessories.
Here is an overview of the iPad Air features:
- A 24.6 cm screen with 2048 x 1536 resolution and 3.1 million pixels
- It is 7.5mm in thickness – 20% thinner
- It weighs 469g – 28% lighter
- Has the new A7 chip, 64-bit architecture and M7 coprocessor
- Two antennas
- MIMO technology
- Up to 10 hours battery life
There is an exclusive and dedicated store to support purchase of apps for the Apple tablet device. The iTunes store houses 475,000 iPad specific apps to round-out and fulfill your use of one of the most sought-after pieces of technology. Even more impressively is the number of apps built in to the device that are ready to be exercised straight out of the box.
It's a tablet shared and enjoyed by many people. Anyone can find a way to invest in what the iPad Air has to offer. Be it games, internet surfing, reading, music or video there is a feature to bring your interest to life.
iPad Air for Gamers
There are a number of 64-bit mobile app games built from the ground up keeping in mind Apple’s new iOS 7 operating system.
Love Music on the iPad Air
The iPad has the iPod feature to play individual collections of music which can be run directly from the internal memory as well as through the iCloud network.
iPad Air for Movie Buffs
With retina display and new-generation graphics the iPad Air is capable of playing quality HD movies that are stashed in the video app, streamed over the web or are played over Apple TV.
Optimised Internet Browsing on the iPad Air
Safari has had a significant makeover with optimised features for bookmarking and sharing. Email capabilities have been given the gift of quick delete making email checking a breeze.
The iPad air will refuel the contest between tablet devices such as the iPad, Nexus 7, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX and the Surface 2 for market share and success. Tablet users have much to choose from depending on their use and budget. It will not belong before tablets replace the traditional PC. Keeping that in mind it has never been more important to advocate for the importance of Responsive Design. If your website has not been optimised to accommodate the exponential increase in people accessing the web via a smartphone and tablet you are doing your business an injustice. 76% of Australians use a mobile device to access the internet. Let iFactory show you how we achieve website advancement for brands online to optimise their digital strategy and web page design. Contact iFactory Brisbane today to see how we can help you achieve your online business goals.