iPad Air 2 Tech Specs


iPad Air 2

Apple announced the iPad Air 2 at a special media event this morning, which is an evolutionary upgrade over its predecessor the iPad Air. We’ve got the full spec sheet for you to cast your eyes over.

The shorter version: iPad Air 2 is the thinnest tablet in the world with a thickness of 6.1mm, it comes with Touch ID, Apple Pay, an 8MP camera, a faster A8X chip and much more.

Here’s the long version:

Models Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Cellular
Size
  • Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)
Weight 0.96 pounds (478 g) for Wi-Fi only, 0.98 pound (444 g) for Wi-Fi + Cellular
Display
  • Retina display
  • 9.7‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 264 ppi
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Antireflective coating
Chip A8 chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor
RAM 2GB? (to be confirmed)
iSight Camera
  • 8MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Improved Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Tap to focus
  • Exposure control
  • Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • Burst mode
  • Photo and video geotagging
  • Timer mode
FaceTime Camera
  • 1.2MP photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video
  • Auto HDR photos and videos
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular
  • Improved face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Backside illumination
  • Exposure Control
  • Timer mode
Video Recording
  • 1080p HD (30fps)
  • Slo-mo (120fps)
  • Time-lapse video
  • Video image stabilization
  • Improved face detection
  • 3x video zoom
  • Video geotagging
Battery Capacity 27.3 Whr (mAh to be confirmed)
Battery Life Wi-Fi model:

  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

Wi-Fi+Cellular model:

  • 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
Wireless
  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Cellular
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 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)
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor
Location Wi-Fi model:

  • Wi‑Fi
  • Digital compass
  • iBeacon microlocation

Wi-Fi+Cellular model:

  • Wi‑Fi
  • Digital compass
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • iBeacon microlocation
  • Cellular
Connector Lightning
Colors Silver, Space Gray, Gold
Storage 16GB, 64GB and 128GB
Pricing
  • $499 for 16GB [Wi-Fi only], $629 [Wi-Fi+Cellular]
  • $599 for 64GB [Wi-Fi only], $729 [Wi-Fi+Cellular]
  • $699 for 128GB [Wi-Fi only], $829 [Wi-Fi+Cellular]

 

Please note that there are still some unknowns about iPad Air 2 such as the amount of RAM and capacity of the battery. We’ll probably have to wait for benchmark results and iPad Air 2 to be disassembled to get those details. We’ll update the post as soon as we get the information.

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  • red fruit bite

    next ipad air and mini will have wireless ac and camera flash 🙂

  • ideaworker

    Question : can i scan with my Epson 215 wireless iCloud via the iPad air and make it as PDF resting on the iPad