"Slimmer, Lighter" iPad On The Way

Published 10/22 2013 05:34PM

Updated 10/22 2013 05:37PM

Apple unveiled a showcase of new products Tuesday at an event in San Francisco, including a new variation of the iPad tablet. 

The "iPad Air" is a thinner, faster version, weighing in at just one pound, compared with 1.4 pounds for the previous iPad.

The iPad Air is eight times faster than the original iPad that came out in 2010.

This is the fifth generation of the tablet and will go on sale November 1st, starting at $499 for a model with 16 gigabytes of memory.

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