Apple iPad Air 2 available in Wi-Fi only model and Wi-Fi + Cellular model. Under each category you have 3 different storage variants. Apple iPad Air 2 features iOS 8.1, Apple A8X chipset, Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) processor, PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) GPU, 16/64/128 GB storage, 8 MP camera and Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh battery.
Apple iPad Air 2 Review
Display and Features
Apple iPad Air 2 launched with wonderful specifications and features. The tablet packed with 9.7 inch Fully laminated Retina Display for viewing all the contents in a good manner. The display features 2048×1536 resolution at 264 ppi. This is an Anti reflective coating, Scratch-resistant glass and oleophobic coating.
OS and Special features
The tab runs on iOS 8.1 operating system. Special features of the tablet are Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID), Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified) etc. Apple iPad Air 2 coming with stereo speakers. Apple iPad Air 2 features Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
Available Models and Network
The tablet available in two different models. The first one is the Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular with 3G/LTE support. The second model is the Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi only and no GPS support. The device can support 2G, 3G, 4G networks, Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO, Bluetooth 4.0 etc.
Dimensions and Processor
Dimensions of the Apple iPad Air 2 includes 6.1 mm thick and weighs 437 grams (WiFi) / 444 grams (WiFi + Cellular). Powering the tablet is a A8 chip with 2nd gen 64-bit architecture and M8 motion co processor for high end performance and multitasking.
Camera, Video and Features
Camera offered in Apple iPad Air 2 is a 8 MP iSight 1080p camera which features like f/2.4 aperture, Panorama (up to 43MP) too. Camera features 1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) etc.
It can support 1080p@30fps video recording. Front camera is a 1.2MP HD one with f/2.2 aperture. Front camera features includes 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular etc. You have messaging options like iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM.
The device packed with Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. You have Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, iCloud Keychain etc. Apple iPad Air 2 comes in Silver, Space Gray, and Gold colors to choose.
Storage and Battery
You can choose from 16/64/128GB storage variants. There is no external card slot. Price of each model vary based on options and features available. Battery powers the Apple iPad Air 2 is a 27.3-watt-hour battery with up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi and enables for watching video or listening to music.
Apple iPad Air 2 Features
- iOS 8.1 OS
- 9.7 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- 1.3 GHz Dual-core Cyclone processor
- 1 GB RAM DDR3 RAM
- 8 MP rear camera and 1.2 MP front camera
- 16/64/128 GB storage variants
- Fingerprint sensor for Touch ID
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh Battery
Apple iPad Air 2 Specifications
Apple iPad Air 2
|Operating System (OS)||Apple iOS v8.1|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Dual-core ARM v8 Cyclone|
|GPU||PowerVR G6430 (Quad-core)|
|RAM||1 GB DDR3|
|Sensors||Gyro, accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, compass|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||9.7 Inches, 1536 x 2048 pixels resolutions, 264 ppi|
|Display Technology||LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with Oleophobic coating and Scratch-resistant glass|
|Rear camera||8 MP|
|Front camera||1.2 MP|
|Camera features||Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, 1080p@30fps video recording, panorama, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular, 1.12µm pixel size|
|Inbuilt Capacity||16/64/128 GB Storage variants|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Nano SIM|
|Internet Speed||DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and EDR Profiles|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|Audio Playback Formats||MP3, AMR, AAC, WMA|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Video Playback Formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, XviD|
|Battery||8600 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh)|
|Backup Time: Up to 10 hours|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches|
|Weight||437 grams (Wi-Fi Only Model), 444 grams (3G/LTE Model)|
Apple iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi) Price in India (Inc VAT)
16GB – INR 35,900/- , 64GB – INR 42,900 & 128GB – INR 49,900
Apple iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi + Cellular) Price in India (Inv VAT)
16GB – INR 45,900/- , 64GB – INR 52,900 & 128GB – INR 59,900
Apple also launched, Apple iPad Mini 3 in India. The tablet is packed with Apple iOS v8.1, 7.9 Inches display, 1.3 GHz Dual-core ARM v8 Cyclone Processor, 1GB RAM, 5MP rear camera, 16/64/128 GB Internal storage variants, fingerprint sensor and 6470 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery.