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Apple iPad Air 2 – Full Specifications, Price

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Apple has announced the successor of iPad Air at an event named the Apple iPad Air 2. The device will be available in 16GB, 64GB , 128GB and is priced at $499, $599, $699 respectively for the Wi-Fi only variant. The slate is also available with Wi-Fi + Cellular option that supports 3G / LTE Connectivity and is slightly costlier at $629, $729 and $829 depending on the storage.

Apple iPad Air 2 Features

The Apple iPad Air 2 measure at 240 x 169.5  x 6.1 mm and weighs 444 Grams (Wi-Fi + Cellular Variant). The Cellular variant supports 2G, 3G and 4G-LTE networks via Nano SIM Card. It has 9.7-Inch LED Backlit IPS LCD Display with Finger print resistant Oleophobic Coating along with Full Laminated Anti-reflective coating. The Screen has 2048 x 1536 Pixels Resolution at 264ppi Pixel Density with 3.1 Million Pixels and supports Multi-Touch.

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Under the hood is a 1.3GHz Dual Core Cyclone Apple A8x ARM v8 Processor and a Quad Core PowerVR G6430 GPU for the Graphics. Apple claims that the CPU is 40% faster than its predecessor while the GPU is 2.5x times faster. The slate has 8600 mAh Li-Po battery fitted inside that gives a constant 10 hours of battery usage that includes Web surfing, Video and Audio. The internal chipset is backed by 1GB DDR3 RAM and has 16GB, 64GB and 128GB of non expandable storage.

The Apple iPad Air 2 Specs also include a 1.2 Mega Pixels Face Time Camera with f/2.2 Aperture, Backside Illumination, Auto HDR, Improved Face Detection, Burst Mode, Timer Mode, Exposure Control and 720p Video Recording. It also has a 8 Mega Pixel Rear iSight Camera as well with features like f/2.4 Aperture, 5-Element Lens, Hybrid IR Filter, Auto Focus, Improved Faced Detection, Backside Illumination, Exposure Control, Panorama up to 43MP, Burst Mode, Tap to Focus, Geo Tagging, Video Image Stabilization, 3x Video Zoom, Video Geo-Tagging, Slo-mo @ 120 Fps and 1080p @ 30 Fps.

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The Apple iPad Air 2 runs on iOS 8.1 and houses connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Chanel (2.4GHz and 5GHz), HT80 with MIMO, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP / EDR, USB V2.0, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. The tablet also comes equipped with Finger Print (Touch ID) Sensor which is situated at home button. It supports Apple Pay as well which is Visa, MasterCard and AMEXS

Apple iPad Air 2 Specifications

Name Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE Support) Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi
Colors Silver, Gold, Space Grey
Type Tablet
Price $629 / $729 / $829 $499 / $599 / $699
Body Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
Weight 444 Grams 437 Grams
SIM Single Nano SIM No
Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz – CDMA: 800 / 1900 MHz No
WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz – CDMA2000 1xEV-DO No
4G-LTE Yes, Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41 No
Data Speed GPRS, EDGE, DC-HSDPA: 42 Mbps, HSDPA: 21 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL, EV-DO Rev A, up to 3.1 Mbps Via Wi-Fi
Unique Features Finger Print Sensor (Touch ID), Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX Certified), SiRi
Display Size 9.7-Inch
Technology LED Backlit IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, Finger Print Resistant Oleophobic coating, Scratch Resistant Glass, Fully Laminated Display, Antireflective coating
Resolution 2048 x 1536 Pixels
Pixel Density 264ppi
Multi-touch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.3GHz Dual Core Cyclone Apple A8X ARM v8 Based Processor
GPU PowerVR G6430 (Quad Core)
RAM 1GB DDR3
Storage Internal 16GB / 64GB / 128 GB
Expandable No
Camera Front 1.2 Mega Pixels (Face Time), f/2.2 Aperture, Backside Illumination, Auto HDR, Improved Face Detection, Burst Mode, Timer Mode, Exposure Control, 720p Video Recording
Rear 8 Mega Pixels (iSight)
Camera Features f/2.4 Aperture, 5-Element Lens, Hybrid IR Filter, Auto Focus, Improved Faced Detection, Backside Illumination, Exposure Control, Panorama up to 43MP, Burst Mode, Tap to Focus, Geo Tagging, Video Image Stabilization, 3x Video Zoom, Video Geo-Tagging, Slo-mo @ 120 Fps, 1080p @ 30 Fps
Operating System iOS 8.1
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh Li-Po (Non Removable)
Talk Time Up to 10 Hours of Surfing Web / Video / Music on Wi-Fi – 9 Hours of Web surfing using Cellular Data
Standby
Data Feature WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Chanel (2.4GHz and 5GHz), HT80 with MIMO, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0 with A2DP, EDR
USB V2.0
GPS Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi-Fi + Cellular Model Only), iBeacon Microlocation
FM Radio No
NFC No (TBC)
IR Blaster No
Audio Yes, 3.5mm
Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Barometer, Three-Axis Gyro, Touch ID
Format Audio* MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
Video* MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
Others SNS applications, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input
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