Things to know about the Apple iPad Air 2

Apple has come up with the second generation of the iPad Air tablet. The iPad Air 2 is known for its speed. Although it has the same screen size as that of its predecessor, it is superbly powerful. The iPad Air 2 has definitely set the bar high with its features.

Apple’s latest offering comes with a better screen and a backlit multi-touch display. The iPad Air 2 is equipped with a less reflective display that looks more colorful and brighter.

When talking about design, the iPad Air 2 can be easily held for hours because of its sleek design. With a thickness of 6.1 mm, the iPad Air 2 is one of the slimmest tablets that have been created. Available in silver, gold, and space gray, the iPad Air 2 comes in two variants — Wi‑Fi and Wi‑Fi + Cellular.

Technical specifications of iPad Air 2 for Wi‑Fi

  • This variant of the iPad Air 2 is available with a storage capacity of 32 GB and 128 GB. 
  • The iPad Air 2 for Wi-Fi has a height of 240 mm (9.4 inches) and is 169.5 mm (6.6 inches) wide. It weighs around 437 g (0.96 pounds).
  • The iPad Air 2 has a A8X chip with 64 bit architecture, Bluetooth 4.2, and an M8 motion coprocessor.
  • It is equipped with a built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery, and runs on iOS 10.
  • With a fully laminated display, the iPad Air 2 comes with a 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen multi-touch display loaded with IPS technology.
  • This tablet also has a Fingerprint identity sensor built in the Home button.
  • It comes with an accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, and ambient light sensor.
  • The accessibility features of the iPad Air 2 make tasks easier for people with disabilities by providing built-in support for hearing, vision, and physical and motor skills.

Technical specifications of iPad Air 2 for Wi‑Fi + Cellular
When it comes to the Wi-Fi + Cellular variant, specifications regarding storage capacity and dimensions are the same as those for the Wi-Fi variant.

The iPad Air 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular variant also uses the A8X chip with 64 bit architecture. It also comes with a built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery. This variant also supports iOS 10. Listed below are some more features of the Wi-Fi + Cellular model:

  • The anti-reflective coating of this tablet makes it stand out and allows video calling to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi‑Fi.
  • It comes with 3x video zoom, video image stabilization, and improved face detection.
  • Users can also benefit from excellent geotagging video features with improved face detection and excellent exposure control.

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