Apple iPad Air 2

The successor of Apple’s iPad Air – the iPad Air 2 is thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessor. The new iPad Air 2 is now just 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound. Featuring an improved Retina display with anti-reflective coating, 2nd generation 64-bit A8X chip, all-new iSight 8MP sensor, FaceTime HD cameras, faster Wi-Fi + LTE wireless and the Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor.

Apple iPad Air 2

Apple iPad Air 2


Apple iPad Air 2

iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi models will be available for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 64GB model and $699 (US) for the 128GB model.

iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi + Cellular models will be available for a suggested retail price of $629 (US) for the 16GB model, $729 (US) for the 64GB model and $829 (US) for the 128GB model.

Via 16GB – PHP 23,950 | 64GB – PHP 27,850 | 128GB – PHP 32,150 | LTE 16GB – PHP 29,550 | LTE 64GB – PHP 33,550 | LTE 128GB – PHP 37,750

(*price varies depends on retailers/dealers)

Apple iPad Air 2

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi with 3G/LTE/Cellular Specifications:

Apple iPad Air 2

OS: Apple iOS 8 (iOS 8.1)
DISPLAY: 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology | 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi | Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating | Fully laminated display | Antireflective coating | Retina display
CPU/CHIPSET: A8X chip with 64‑bit architecture | M8 motion coprocessor | 1.5GHz triple-core ARM processor
GPU: PowerVR GXA6850
SIM: Nano-SIM (Wi-Fi and Cellular Version only)

Apple iPad Air 2

Apple iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi and Cellular):
UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900 MHz)
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Data only

Apple iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi only) and Apple iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi and Cellular):
Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO
Bluetooth 4.0 technology
CONNECTIVITY: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz AND MIMO), Dual Band, Wi-Fi Hotspot / Assisted GPS and GLONASS (Wi-Fi and Cellular Version only) / Digital compass / Bluetooth 4.0 technology / USB v2.0 to Lightning connector / 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
SPEAKER/MIC: Dual Built-in Speakers, Dual Microphones

Apple iPad Air 2

CAMERAS: REAR: iSight Camera: 8 megapixels (3264 x 2448 pixels) / Autofocus / Improved Face detection / Backside illumination / Five-element lens / Hybrid IR filter / ƒ/2.4 aperture / Panorama (up to 43MP) / Exposure control / Burst mode / Tap to focus / Photo geotagging / Timer mode / 1080p HD video recording (30 fps) / Slo‑mo (120 fps) / Time-lapse video / Video image stabilization / 3x video zoom / 3x video zoom / Video geotagging
FRONT: FaceTime Camera: 1.2MP photos (1280×960 pixels) / 720p HD video recording / ƒ/2.2 aperture / FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular / Improved face detection / Backside illumination / Auto HDR photos and videos / Burst mode / Exposure control / Timer mode

EXTERNAL BUTTONS: On/Off/Sleep/Wake, Home/Touch ID sensor, Volume Keys (Up/Down)
SENSORS: Three-axis gyro / Accelerometer / Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Touch ID
POWER AND BATTERY: Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery | Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi, watching video, or listening to music | Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network | Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

FEATURES: Intelligent Assistant: Siri – Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more. / AirDrop / AirPlay / AirPrint / Control Center / Notification Center / Spotlight Search / iTunes Radio / iCloud Drive / Family Sharing / Multitasking / Passbook / QuickType keyboard
DIMENSIONS: 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm (9.4 x 6.6 x 0.24 in)
WEIGHT: 437 g (Wi-Fi only) / 444 g (3G/LTE/Cellular only)
COLOR FINISH: Space Gray / Silver / Gold

Audio Playback
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
User-configurable maximum volume limit

TV and Video
AirPlay mirroring, photos, audio and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 5.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

In the Box
iPad Air 2 Box
iPad Air 2 (Unit)
Lightning to USB Cable
USB Power Adapter

Disclosure: Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi with 3G/LTE/Cellular – iOS, Apps – Info / Logo / Images / Pictures has a respective copyright. We used it for demonstration purpose only.

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Related Links / Articles / Entries / References / Sources:
Apple iPad Air Images, Overview, Specs, Release and Price
Apple Official Site

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5 thoughts on “Apple iPad Air 2, lighter and faster than its predecessor”
    1. i disagree, just look the specs sheet, the ipad air 2 has better display and protection, better cpu/chipset, bigger ram, better rear camera, and comes with touch id sensor.

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