The iPad Air (iPad 5) is the fifth generation iPad from Apple. The tablet is thinner and more portable than previous versions. The powerful processor makes multitasking is easier than ever before. It also comes with iOS 7, offering the iWork productivity suite for free. Though the price is slightly higher than other tablets in the market, the latest configuration of the tablet makes it a wonderful device to use.
Display and Design
The next-gen tab from Apple, the iPad Air, features a 9.7-inch Retina display with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels. It weighs around 490g and dimensions are ultra-thin at 239.2 x 169.5 x 7.2mm.
Processor and OS
It runs iOS 7, which is one of the latest versions of iOS. The tablet is powered by an Apple A7 chipset along with PowerVR G6430 graphics. The high quality graphics processor offers a great visual experience and amazing gaming experience to the users.
Camera and Storage
It comes with a 5MP iSight rear camera for taking high quality photos and videos. For video calling, it has a 1.2MP Facetime HD camera embedded in the front. Both the cameras feature autofocus, face detection and geo-tagging. It offers 128GB of internal storage, but there is no microSD slot to increase the memory.
Connectivity and Battery
The tablet offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a Nan-SIM slot. The data carriers can be GSM, UTMS or LTE bands. The built in Li-Po battery offers up to 10 hours of usage.
I had a old iPad 1 and had not upgraded in years. But I was blown away by Air 2.nnPros:n- Great display, brilliant colors and PPIn- loved simple games like subway surfers, temple run and the standard fare, yet to try 3D intensive gamesn- decent camera, nothing to brag aboutn- epic zen garden with the unreal engine really pushes the gfx and performs greatnnCons:n- price, price, price! com'on Apple you cant be this greedynnGiven the really steep price its just making it unaffordable unless you are a real apple fan.
IPAD if spoils after warranty (even after 1 day) is not repairable. Mine was just out of warranty for 20 days. I am at a loss. Apple is insisting I buy one more new one at 70% of the cost. Which is insane. It's like saying its an use and throw device.Please be careful before you make a decision to buy IPAD. I have lost my time and patience running around Apple service centers and customer support. IPAD IF GONE BAD IN ANY FORM IS NOT REPAIRABLE. YOU NEED TO BUY A NEW ONE !!!!!This is my Apple case ID if anyone is interested. 1050504324
|Launch Date||December 7, 2013 (Official)|
|Model||iPad Air 5 Cellular 128GB|
|Operating System||iOS v7.0.2|
|SIM Slot(s)||Single SIM, GSM|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Nano|
4G: Available (doesn't support Indian bands)|
3G: Available, 2G: Available
|Screen Size||9.7 inches (24.64 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||1536 x 2048 pixels|
|Pixel Density||264 ppi|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Screen to Body Ratio||71.68 %|
|Chipset||Apple A7 APL5698|
|Processor||Dual core, 1.3 GHz, Cyclone|
|Internal Memory||128 GB|
|Resolution||5 MP Primary Camera|
|Sensor||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)|
|Image Resolution||2592 x 1944 Pixels|
|Shooting Modes||High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Video Recording||1920x1080 @ 30 fps|
|Resolution||1.2 MP Front Camera|
|Video Recording||1280x720 @ 30 fps|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Nano|
|Network Support||4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
50 Mbit/s ↑ 100 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 3)
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|GPS||with A-GPS, Glonass|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
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