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|Apple Announces The Ipad Air 2, It Is Thinner, Faster, Golder by Nobody: 3:44am On Oct 17, 2014|
The Apple iPad Air 2 is only 6.1mm, making it the
thinnest tablet yet. It's also now available in Gold as
well as silver.
The tablet is powered by a custom Apple A8X chipset,
which is a version made especially for the iPad
The CPU is 40% faster, while the GPU is 2.5x
faster than on the A7 chipset.
The TouchID fingerprint sensor from the iPhone is
finally available on the iPad Air 2.
The screen on the iPad Air 2 is the same reslution as
before, but now has a new anti-reflective coating,
which reduces reflections off the screen up to 56%.
The iPad Air 2 has a 8MP F/2.4 camera and shoots
1080p video. The camera can take time-lapse videos,
120fps slow-mo videos and has burst mode.
also a second mic to allow stereo audio recording,
unlike the iPhone 6.
The front camera is updates as well. It has a new
sensor, improved face detection and HDR videos.
Wi-Fi is faster now, with support for 802.11ac, MIMO
antennas, rated at up to 866Mbps connection rate.
Battery life is kept the same at 10h just like last year.
The iPad Air 2 will be available in Silver, Space Gray
The iPad Air 2 will start at $499 for the 16GB just as
before. Just as on the iPhone, the 32GB version is
now gone and the 64GB version will be priced at its
price level - $599. The LTE versions will cost you $130
The last year's iPad Air will stay around, too, selling
for $100 less than the new generation.
Pre-orders will start tomorrow, October 17, and the
iPad Air 2 will be shipping next week in the US,
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China
(Wi-Fi models only), Czech Republic, Denmark,
Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland,
Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg,
Macau (Wi-Fi models only), Netherlands, New
Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania,
Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and
Availability in Croatia, Greece, Puerto Rico, Russia,
Turkey, United Arab Emirates and elsewhere around
the world, will continue through the end of October
with additional global availability in the coming
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