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At a Glance: New Apple Product Specs

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 10:03am
The Associated Press

Apple unveiled a pair of new iPads and new MacBook Pro computers, among other products, at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Here are some product specifications:

iPad Air

SIZE: 9.4 inches tall, 6.6 inches wide and 0.29 inch thick
WEIGHT: 1 pound
DISPLAY: 9.7 inches diagonally
RESOLUTION: 2,048 pixels by 1,536 pixels, at 264 pixels per inch
CHIP: A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor
COLORS: Black with space gray, white with silver
PRICE: $499 for a Wi-Fi-only 16 gigabyte model, $599 for 32 GB, $699 for 64 GB and $799 for 128 GB. Add $130 for models with 4G LTE cellular access. Apple will still sell the 2011 model, iPad 2, for $399.
AVAILIBILITY: Nov. 1

iPad Mini

SIZE: 7.87 inches tall, 5.3 inches wide, 0.29 inch thick
WEIGHT: 0.73 pound
DISPLAY: 7.9 inches diagonally
RESOLUTION: 2,048 pixels by 1,536 pixels, at 326 pixels per inch
CHIP: A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor
COLORS: Black with space gray, white with silver
PRICE: $399 for a Wi-Fi-only 16 gigabyte model, $499 for 32 GB, $599 for 64 GB and $699 for 128 GB. Add $130 for models with 4G LTE cellular access. Apple will sell last year's model, without the sharper display, for $299, down from $329.
AVAILABILITY: November

MacBook Pro - 13 INCH

SIZE: 0.71 inch thick, (when closed), 12.35 inches wide and 8.62 inches deep
WEIGHT: 3.46 pounds
DISPLAY: 13.3-inches diagonally
RESOLUTION: 2,560 pixels by 1,600 pixels, at 227 pixels per inch
CAMERA: 720p FaceTime HD Camera
BATTERY: Up to 9 hours wireless web, or 30 days standby
PRICE: Starts at $1,299 for model with 128 gigabytes of solid-state memory, 2.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
AVAILIBILITY: Tuesday

MacBook Pro - 15 INCH

SIZE: 0.71 inch thick, (when closed), 14.13 inches wide and 9.73 inches deep
WEIGHT: 4.46 pounds
DISPLAY: 15.4 inches diagonally
RESOLUTION: 2,880 pixels by 1,800 pixels, at 220 pixels per inch
CAMERA: 720p FaceTime HD Camera
BATTERY: Up to 8 hours wireless web, or 30 days standby
PRICE: Starts at $1,999 for model with 256 gigabytes of solid-state memory, 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Core i7
AVAILIBILITY: Tuesday

Other Products:

  • MAC PRO: A high-end desktop computer in a cylinder casing and assembled in Austin, Texas. Available in December for a starting price of $2,999.
  • MAVERICKS. The latest version of the Mac operating system. Unlike previous updates, Apple is releasing it for free. It promises better battery life, improved file management and new apps such as a Mac version of Maps.
  • IWORK. Apple is refreshing its suite of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Apple is offering it for free with new Mac and iOS devices. Once you buy the new device, you can install the app in older devices you own. Each of the three apps normally costs $20 for the Mac and $10 for iPhones and iPads.
  • ILIFE. Apple also is refreshing its iPhoto and iMovie editing software and the GarageBand app for creating music. New features are available for both Mac and iOS devices. It's also free with new Mac and iOS devices.

For more information on new Apple Products, read Apple Gears Up for Holidays

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