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Master Geek

#272004 5-Jun-2020 09:45
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I have the ipad 6th Gen (which I love) and my partner wants one too - either the 6th Gen or ipad Air (note we do not need or want a Pro!).


Does anyone have any inside info on what Apple might be releasing in 2020??


Is the Air worth the $400 difference in price??  Many thanks







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  #2498793 5-Jun-2020 10:12
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I have an Air 3. 


It's a great workhorse and has replaced my iPad Pro 9.7. 


It's powerful, has a great screen and really only misses the borderless design of the Pro and a few other "power" features that are only necessary if you need them (4 speakers vs 2, more RAM etc) 


The big plus with the Air is the laminated display and True Tone. It's also got the A12 processor which will give it a nice long life vs the A10 in the iPad 7 or the A9 in the 6th Gen. 


I use it for a multitude of tasks, but I find it to be great. 




As for what's being release in 2020? Speculation only. 


Most are saying that there's a possible new Air coming with a bezel-less design, but again...speculation only. New Pro's with Mini-LED screens are also being touted, but again...who knows? 


Personally, if you want/need a new iPad - any of the lineup will be good for the average user (such as myself), but for artists and power users, the Pro is the way to go. 





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Master Geek

  #2498849 5-Jun-2020 11:23
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Fabulous, thank you!  I agree with all your comments, so the Air it is.

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