The iPad Air is thinner and more portable than previous versions. The powerful processor makes multitasking is easier than ever before. It also comes with iOS 7, and bundles the iWork productivity suite for free.
Display and Design
The iPad Air (5th gen), features a 9.7-inch Retina display with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels. It weighs around 490g and dimensions are 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 and a PowerVR G6430 GPU.
Camera and Storage
A 5MP rear camera takes quality photos and videos. For video calling, it has a 1.2MP Facetime HD camera in front. The tablet offers 128GB of internal storage, the highest available. There is no microSD slot to increase the memory.
Connectivity and Battery
The iPad Air offers Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and USB for connectivity. The built in Li-Po battery offers 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 WiFi 128GB|
|Operating System||iOS v7.0.2|
|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|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
10.1 inches vs 9.7 inches
Quad core 1.2 GHz vs Dual core 1.3 GHz
1.5 GB vs 1 GB
Quad core 1.3 GHz vs Dual core 1.3 GHz
269 grams vs 469 grams
Smaller screen :
7 inches vs 9.7 inches
Dual core 1.4 GHz vs Dual core 1.3 GHz
Higher battery capacity:
11560 mAH vs 8750 mAH
9.4 mm vs 7.5 mm
Quad core 1.9 GHz vs Dual core 1.3 GHz
3 GB vs 1 GB
Higher primary camera resolution:
8 MP vs 5 MP
Dual core 2.16 GHz vs Dual core 1.3 GHz
2 GB vs 1 GB
Higher primary camera resolution:
12 MP vs 5 MP
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