iPad Air 2 Specs – Technical Specifications

Apple announced iPad Air 2 during a special media event held at the corporate Hall campus in Cupertino, California. The iPad Air specs include a faster A8X chip, Touch ID, thinner and lighter form factor, Apple Pay and more. Hit the jump for detailed iPad Air 2 Specs sheet.

iPad Air 2 Specs

The iPad Air 2 thickness is measured at 6.1 mm, weighs under 1 pound, features Touch ID fingerprint scanner, Apple Pay, 8MP camera with Slo-Mo, and a stronger A8X chip among other features. Here’s the longer version of technical specifications of iPad Air 2.

Apple iPad Air 2 Specs Sheet

Body

Device:Tablet
Form FactorSlab
Dimensions:240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm – WiFi
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm – WiFi + Cellular
Weight:437 g (15.41 oz) – WiFi
444 g (15.66 oz) – WiFi + Cellular
Colors:Silver, Gold, Space Gray

Display

Screen size (Diagonal)9.7 inches
Resolution:1536 x 2048 pixels
Pixel density:264 ppi
Technology:LED-backlit IPS LCD
Display Colors:16M
Touchscreen:Capacitive, Multi-touch
Protection:Scratch-resistant glass
Oleophobic coating
Anti-reflective coating

Hardware

System chip:Apple A8X, 64-bit
Processor:Dual Core
Graphics Processor:Yes
RAM:2 GB (yet to be confirmed)
Storage (Built-in):16 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB
Card slot:No

Camera

Primary:8 MP, 3264×2448, Autofocus
Front-Facing Camera:1.2 MP, 720p @30fps, videocalling over Wi-Fi and Cellular
Video:1920×1080 (1080p HD) @30 fps
720p@120 fps, Slo-mo (Slowmotion) Video
Video calling, Digital image stabilization
Features:Simultaneous HD video, Touch focus, Geo-tagging, Face detection, Panorama, HDR

Network & Data

CDMA:800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
GSM:850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS:850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE:700 MHz Class 13, 850 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
Speed:DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; LTE, 100 Mbps; UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
Navigation:Turn-by-turn navigation
Wi-Fi:802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a802.11n
Frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHzWi-Fi plus cellular
GPRS:Yes
EDGE:Yes
GPS:Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
NFC:Apple Pay

Connectivity

USB:Lightening
Other:Computer sync, OTA sync
Bluetooth:4.0

Bettery

Stand-byN/A
Talk timeUp to 10 (WiFi)
Up to 9 h (WiFi + Cellular)
Playback TimeUp to 10 h
Capacity27.3 Wh

Software

OSiOS
ApplicationsAppstore

Sensors

Touch ID – Fingerprint identity sensor
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Light Sensor

Other Features

E-mail:IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Radio:No
Others:nano-SIM card support only
Active B45Hardwarenoise cancellation with dedicated dual mics
Siri – natural language commands and dictation
iCloud – cloud service
Twitter and Facebook integration
TV-out
Maps
iBooks PDF reader
Audio/video player and editor
Image editor
MessagingiMessage, SMS (threaded view),
BrowserSafari
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