CUPERTINO (CBS13) — Apple revamped its iPad line this morning, introducing a new iPad Air, as well as offering a higher-resolution display on the iPad Mini.
The iPad Air weighs about a pound and will replace the current iPad. The smaller iPad Mini was updated to feature a new Retina display. Both now have the same 64-bit A7 processor previously featured in the iPhone 5S.
The Air will be priced at $499, and the new iPad Mini and will be $70 more than the previous generation at $70. Both will be available on Nov. 1. Apple is also keeping the iPad 2 and the previous generation iPad Mini on the market at $299 each.
Also today, Apple revealed its latest operating system update, 10.9 Mavericks, will be free and is available starting Monday.
Monday marked the final unveiling of Apple’s new Mac Pro, the first revision to that line in years. That model features a price tag of $2,999 and is aimed at professional users and video editors.
The company also debuted new Macbook Pros featuring the Haswell architecture and promoting better battery life and CPU usage.
See today’s liveblog by CBS13 Web Producer Kyle Buis from earlier today for more