If you’re interested in the brand new iPad Air that was announced last month, it is now available for purchase on Apple’s online store in Malaysia. The latest 5th gen model runs on Apple’s M1 chip and it’s priced from RM2,699.
iPad Air 2022 Malaysia Pricing
To recap, here’s the official pricing of the 2022 iPad Air in Malaysia:
- Apple iPad Air, WiFi only, 64GB storage- RM2,699
- Apple iPad Air, WiFi + Cellular, 64GB storage – RM3,349
- Apple iPad Air, WiFi only, 256GB storage – RM3,349
- Apple iPad Air, WiFi + Cellular, 256GB storage – RM3,999
The new iPad Air comes in 5 colours – Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, Purple and Blue. According to the store listing, the device will start shipping on 21st April 2022. For the very first time, the iPad Air finally gets 5G support for the Cellular version.
To complete your iPad Air experience, here’s the pricing for its accessories:
- Apple Pencil (2nd Gen) – RM549
- Magic Keyboard – RM1,349
- Smart Keyboard Folio – RM769
- Smart Folio – RM329
iPad Air 2022 Specs
The new iPad Air still retains the same 10.9″ Liquid Retina Display that pushes a resolution of 2360×1640 pixels and a maximum brightness of 500 nits. Instead of an A14 Bionic chip, the new model runs on a more powerful Apple M1 chip which has an 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU, along with 8GB of RAM. Just like the previous model, it is offered in either 64GB or 256GB of storage.
In the camera department, the rear still gets a 12MP main camera while the front now gets an upgraded 12MP Ultra wide front camera that supports Apple’s new centre stage feature. Similar to the previous gen model, it also gets a two-speaker stereo setup in landscape model. Unlike the iPad Pro, the iPad Air still gets Touch ID that’s integrated on the power button.
Connectivity wise, it supports 802.11ax WiFI 6, Bluetooth 5.0 and 5G connectivity for the cellular model. Another major upgrade is the USB-C port is now faster with USB 3.1 Gen 2 speeds. It also supports fast charging with a 20W USB-C power adapter which is still included in the box. On a single charge, it can last up to 10 hours of video playback on WiFi or up to 9 hours on mobile data. You can learn more about what’s new in our iPad Air 2022 announcement post.