Apple announces iPad Air 2 with Touch ID and 9.7 inch Retina Display at $499
Apple had just announced the new Apple iPad Air 2 which is the second gen iPad in the series of iPad Air. The screen on the iPad Air 2 is improved than before and has a anti reflective coating on the glass which can reduce the reflections by 56%. The iPad Air 2 is powered by an A8X chip which is the new chipset with 64Bit architecture. This chipset has 3 billion transistors when compared to the Apple’s A7 chip. It also has the M8 co-processor which is also available on the iPhone 6.
The Apple iPad Air 2 also comes with the Track ID fingerprint sensor similarly like on the iPhone 6. With its thin design, iPad Air 2 is the world’s slimmest tablet at 6.1mm thickness. The camera on the back of the iPad Air 2 is the 8.0MP iSight camera with LED Flash and there is also a Facetime HD camera on the front with f/2.2 aperture. The Apple iPad Air 2 comes with three storage option as all the other iPads, it has 16GB, 64GB and the 128GB option and this memory options are also both on the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + LTE version.
Apple iPad Air 2 specs:
- 9.7 inch laminated Retina Display with Antireflective Coating
- 2048×1536 Pixels Resolution with 264ppi
- Apple A8X Chip 64-bit Architecture and M8 co-processor
- 8 MP iSight, Panorama, f/2.4 aperture
- 1.2MP Facetime HD Camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 16GB, 64GB, 128GB Internal Storage option
- Bluetooth 4.0, Wi Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) Dual Band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) MIMO
- Touch ID fingerprint sensor
- 27.3 Watt Hour Battery
Apple iPad Air 2 comes with a price tag of $499 for 16GB, $599 for 64G and $699 for 128GB and these prices are for all the Wi-Fi versions. The price for Wi-Fi + LTE version is $629, $729 and $829 respectively for all the 16GB, 64GB and 128GB versions. The Apple iPad Air 2 has three colors options, Gold, Silver and the Space Gray. The pre-orders have already been started and soon you would start receiving the shipment for the new iPad Air 2 as it is expected for next week.