Apple’s Jony Ive To Develop Future Talent and Launching New iPad Air with A14 Bionic Chipset

According to a recent announcement, Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Sir Jony Ive has been appointed as the new Chancellor of the Royal College of Art (RCA), London. The announcement made by the RCA mentions that Apple’s Jony Ive will take up this new role in July, and he will replace Sir James Dyson. Sir James Dyson was a Chancellor of the Royal College of Art since 2011. With his visionary team and innovative ideas, now the team is geared-up and preparing to launch new iPad Air With A14 Bionic Chipset. It is well designed and gives hassle-free user experience.

Apple’s Jony Ive

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Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Sir Jony Ive is the New Chancellor of the Royal College of Art, London

The Chief Designer of Apple, Jony Ive is associated with the company since 2006. He has led the design team at the Cupertino company and has provided his valuable knowledge to the company. Well, Apple’s Jony Ive is the creative head that’s responsible for the feel and look of the company’s entire product line. This includes the iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple Watch, and MacBook. Not only the products, his inputs are also included in Apple’s major architectural projects; the latest example is the new Headquarter (HQ) of the company in California- Apple Park, reports Business Insider. With his imaginary ideas and calculations, his team is now upgrading the new features in the phones. Some of the most remarkable ability is now coming to the marketing with new iPad with A14 Bionic chipset for user’s convenience.

Apple unveils new iPad Air with A14 Bionic Chipset

All-New iPad Air Design in Five Beautiful Finishes

The new iPad Air features a entirely new thin and light design in five stunning finishes: silver, space gray, rose gold, green, and sky blue. The new all-screen design features a larger 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display for a striking visual experience, with 3.8 million pixels and advanced technologies, including full lamination, P3 wide color support, True Tone, and an anti-reflective coating for an astounding visual experience.

To consent the display to outspread on all sides, a next-generation Touch ID sensor is unified into the top button, providing the equivalent fast, easy, and secure way to unlock iPad Air, log in to apps, or use Apple Pay that customers know and love.

iPad Air is attuned with Magic Keyboard and its detached design, and built-in trackpad, Smart Keyboard Folio, and new Smart Folio covers, as well as Apple Pencil, which attaches charmingly to the side for laidback pairing, charging, and storing.

Apple unveils new iPad Air with A14 Bionic chipset, refreshes entry-level iPad too

Today Apple took the wraps off its newest tablets. We have a brand new iPad Air as well as a routine boost for the entry level iPad.

iPad Air with A14 Bionic Chipset

Let’s start with the new iPad Air. It has a renewed design, which is evidently inspired by the iPad Pro line. The screen bezels are smaller, the port is USB-C and not Lightning anymore (and you get a 20W charger in the box).

The Apple tablet has the equal footprint as its predecessor, but since of the smaller bezels it now has a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with 2360×1640 resolution. TouchID is cohesive into the new, top-mounted power button.

The new iPad Air is powered by Apple’s new A14 Bionic chipset, which is also predictable to feature in the upcoming iPhone 12 family when it launches later this year. The A14 is built on a 5nm process, and it’s the first in the industry to influence that milestone.

It has a 6-core CPU design with two superior performance cores and four great efficiency cores. Performance is improved by 40% compared to the previous iPad Air. The GPU is 30% faster.

On the rear there’s the same camera as on the iPad Pro models, a 12MP shooter with f/1.8 aperture, support for 4K video recording at 60fps, 240fps slow-mo, and enhanced video stabilization. For selfies you get a 7MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1080p video at 60fps.

The Apple tablet has Wi-Fi 6 on board, dual speakers, and backing for Apple Pencil, which attaches charismatically to the side for pairing, charging, and storage. Apple will also offer a floating keyboard case for it.

The new iPad Air, running iPadOS 14, will be existing next month in silver, space gray, rose gold, green, and sky blue starting at $599 (Wi-Fi-only) or $729 (Wi-Fi + Cellular) with 64GB of storage. It will also be offered with 256GB storage at $749/$879.

iPad (8th Generation)

The entry-level, eight-generation iPad (2020) now has the A12 Bionic chipset at the helm, with its 6-core CPU and 4-core GPU.

Otherwise, new iPad tablet is closely the same as its predecessor, 10.2-inch display and big bezels included. The worth has stayed the same too, at $329 for the Wi-Fi-only model, and $459 for Wi-Fi + Cellular.

New iPad Air Release Date

At these prices you’re only receiving 32GB of storage. There’s a 128GB configuration, for $429/$559. Pre-orders start 15th September, 2020, and the 8th gen iPad will be obtainable this Friday in silver, space gray, and gold.

What Makes Jony Ive Different?

Sir Jony Ive will not be paid for his work, efforts, and inputs for his 5-year term as the Chancellor of RCA. Notably, he will help in governing the college as well as preside over meetings.

Sir Jony Ive Looks Forward to Work with RCA

In a statement, Apple’s Jony Ive said that he is really thrilled to formalize his relationship with the Royal College of Art. He also mentioned that the college has a profound influence on many designers and artists that he admires. In addition to this, he said that many RCA alumni are included in their design team. Also, this alumnus embodies the fundamental values of the college.

Moreover, Sir Jony Ive said that he looks forward to advising the students and the college both. He also hopes that his experience will prove useful in their work.

Royal College of Art, London

apple's jony ive appointed as the chancellor of royal college of art

The Royal College of Art, London, founded in 1837, is a post-graduate university that is home to almost 900 students. Notably, the RCA was ranked as the world’s best art and design institution; for the 3rd year consequently in 2017. This ranking was given by the ‘QS University World Rankings’.

“We are delighted to welcome Sir Jony Ive as our new chancellor. It is a great honor to be joined by the world’s leading designer of his generation, who has produced consistently innovative and commercially successful technology and design”, said Paul Thompson in a statement. Thompson is the rector at the Royal College of Art, London.

The RCA took to the social media platform, Twitter to announce this great news.

Well, this news delights us as well. We wish the best of luck to Sir Jony Ive and the Royal College of Art for their upcoming endeavors together. 

Anna Verasai
Anna Verasai
Anna Versai is a Staff Writer at The HR Digest; she covers topics related to Recruitment, Workplace Culture, Interview Tips, Employee Benefits, and HR Leadership. She also writes for Technowize, providing her views on the Upcoming Technology, Product Reviews, and the latest apps and softwares.

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