New iPad Air just announced at $599 with M1 chip, 5G connectivity and faster USB-C

The news: Apple just updated the iPad Air at their March 8 event.

  • Apple now includes the powerful M1 chip inside…the same one found in iPad Pro
  • There are new colors, including purple
  • New 12MP ultra-wide camera that supports Center Stage
  • There’s an optional 5G model now
  • USB-C port is 2x faster
  • Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, Purple and Blue
  • 64/256GB configurations
  • You can pre-order this Friday, with availability on March 18
  • It starts at $599