Last night at Brooklyn, Apple unveiled the 2018 editions of the MacBook Air and iPad Pro with new additions and hardware upgrades. Now, the Cupertino company has revealed the price of its latest devices for Indian users which start at Rs 71,900 and Rs 1,14,900 for the iPad Pro and MacBook Air respectively.
MacBook Air 2018
Starting off with the highlight release, the new MacBook Air 2018 comes with a 13.3-inch edge-to-edge Retina display that has a total of 4 million pixels and is 50 percent narrower than its predecessor. The notebook will equip Apple’s Touch ID powered by the T2 chip which was present in last year’s MacBook Pro. It’s powered by an 8th Gen Intel dual-core CPU with integrated graphics, up to 16GB RAM and up to 1.5TB of SSD storage. The Air now features two USB-C ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 3rd-generation butterfly keyboard, a 13-hour battery and 20 percent larger Force touch trackpad.
In India, the MacBook Air starts for Rs 1,14,900 for the 128GB storage version while the 256GB variant costs as much as Rs 1,34,900. The MacBook Air will now be available in Space Gray, Gold and Silver colours from November 7 at Authorised Apple resellers across the country.
iPad Pro 2018
The new iPad Pro comes in two sizes – 11-inch and 12.9-inch, with no home button, smaller bezels and a Liquid Retina Display. Apple has implemented its Face ID technology that’s possible with the TrueDepth camera installed on the top bezel like the one on the iPhone X lineup. The iPad Pro 2018 is powered by Apple’s latest A12X Bionic chip with up to 1TB of flash storage, USB-C port, an 18W charger and up to 10 hours of battery life. There’s a 12MP camera at the back capable of shooting 4K videos at 60fps and four sets of speakers delivering a wider stereo sound.
Apple has revealed the price of the 2018 iPad Pro in India, starting at Rs 71,900 for the base 11-inch 64GB variant with WiFi. The 12.9-inch version with the same configuration will be available for an asking price of Rs 89,900. The iPad Pro 11-inch and 12.9-inch will also be available in a 1TB WiFi + Cellular configuration for Rs 1,53,900 and Rs 1,71,900 respectively. In addition to the latest iPad Pros, Apple will also be selling the 2nd-gen Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio (11-inch iPad Pro) for Rs 10,900 and Rs 15,900 (Rs 17,900 for 12.9-inch version) respectively. The iPad Pro 2018 will be available in Silver and Space Gray colours at Authorised Apple resellers across India.