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Apple iPad Air (2nd gen)
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Apple iPad Air (2nd Gen) A8X 1.5GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

A8X 1.5GHz iOS 16GB Oct 2014
Processor Model Processor Clock Speed Operating System Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
IPad Air 2 Change is in the Air. So Capable, You Won T Want To Put It Down. So Thin And Light, You Won T Have To. With iPad, we ve always had a somewhat paradoxical goal: to create a device... More
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4 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

On average Apple A8X processor tablets have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all tablet computers built by Apple.

Best Seller

Across all tablet computers, the iPad Air (2nd gen) is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale according to sales data from Amazon.

1080p Video Recording Mode

The Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a higher video recording mode than most tablets of this age and spec. This Apple tablet computer has a 1080p video recording mode, whereas most A8X processor tablets that were released more than two years ago have a 720p video recording mode.

This tablet's video recording mode (1080p) is in fact the best video recording mode across all tablet computers of this type and age.

Across comparable types of tablet the worst video recording mode is 720p.

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Very Light

Across all the A8X processor tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Air (2nd gen) the weights range from 430g to 450g, and the average weight is 440g. The Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) is fairly light (only 437 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The iPad Air (2nd gen) is not 3G compatible. Most of the other A8X processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Air (2nd gen) are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the iPad Air (2nd gen) are also not 4G compatible.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the iPad Air (2nd gen) has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec. The smallest internal storage capacity of tablet computers of this spec and age is 16GB and the largest is 130GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the iPad Air (2nd gen) has one of the smaller total storage capacities amongst A8X processor tablets of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of tablet computers of this age and type is 16GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average total storage capacity is 69GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air (2nd gen)

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the iPad Air (2nd gen) over two years ago.

Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 8 megapixels, the iPad Air (2nd gen) has a fairly typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the iPad Air (2nd gen).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.5 gigahertz, the Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the iPad Air (2nd gen).

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Average Screen Size

The iPad Air (2nd gen) has a fairly typical screen size (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the iPad Air (2nd gen) is two which is average compared to the other seven comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the iPad Air (2nd gen) that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Digital Zoom
Audio
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Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Wi-Fi Standard
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Headphone Jack Size
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Phone Features
Messaging
T9 Text Input
Performance
Document Format
Video Format
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Audio Format
GPS
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Design
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Keyboard Included
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Kids Tablet
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Expert Reviews

30 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.For sometime now, tablets have been bridging the gap between laptops and smartphones. There has... Read more…

8 December 2014

Many Apple fans were hoping for an iPad Pro this year, but it didn't happen. What they did get was a successor to the iPad Air. Here we compare the iPad Air 2 with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 so you... Read more…

Incredible thin and sleek design with new gold color option (which I really like, by the way)
Touch ID fingerprint sensor provides added security
Improved abundance of apps
Decent battery life
Improved processing performance
Absence of the mute switch on the chassis
Antireflective coating on the display is subtle and hardly noticeable
The device can be quite pricey depending upon the model you choose
Wint geen originaliteitsprijs
Instapmodel heeft weinig opslag
30 October 2014

ExpandIf you dont have an iPad and want an iPad, this is the best iPad there is. Its meaningfully better in terms of portability (light, thin, rigid, glare-resistant) than the previous iPad Air,...

Beautiful, thin design
Bestinclass display
Excellent battery life
Fantastic user experience
Lovely clear screen
Lacks innovation
Expensive
No expandable storage
No flash on the rear camera
Mute and lock switch has disappeared
25 November 2014

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11 December 2015

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Unbelievably slim and light
Flawless responsiveness
Fast
Useful Continuity features
Great design
ICloud features have some problems
No waterproofing
Expensive, iCloud sharing has some problems
Very expensive
Pixel density could be higher, iOS is not for everybody
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 June 2015 by 1001Chris

Surprisingly slim yet feels sturdy. I have added a protective case, which slightly undermines my first sentence. However, I prefer a degree of security from drops. Screen brilliant and the... Read more…

Very good performance even in SATA II
Easy firmware update
Sandisk has their own NAND memory for quality control
Smokin' deal on 1-day promo
Firmware update (called 211 i think) addressed some shortcomings of original controller software
Wish all SSD makers would state the actual available capacity the drive will have after formatting provisioning. For example, Sandisk Extreme 240GB yields 223GB usable, the Ultra 120GB yields 111GB, a
They are still too expensive. Where have all the lower-price deals gone for SSDs
Died in about a year. A sandisk SSD that dies in a year, after my previous sandisk SSD died in a year. .. what terrible products
Camera Is Terrible
Excessive wait for SanDisk to provide upgraded firmware
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Dale
Dale would recommend the Apple iPad Air 2 (Verified Purchase)

I traded up from an iPad Air. I wouldn't have done so except I made the mistake of buying a 16GB model of the Air (never again). This triggered my upgrade to a 64GB Air 2. The experience is even... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Detailed
Dumb Print
Did not buy another when newegg had them on sale
None
Researched 3 months before buying the first one, Since I built my computer I did not have to concern myself with different manufacture's. If that was the case I would have to call and ask if their sys
Sata cable
Reviewed 11 February 2015 by SMy
SMy would recommend the Apple iPad Air 2 (Verified Purchase)

I give the new iPad Air 2 five stars because it is so light, has an incredible screen resolution, and works faster than any other iPad. My only gripe: the audio appears to have a deeper bass... Read more…

Compact
Lightweight
Versatile
App Availablity
Battery Life
Poor Sound Quality
Updating the firmware is a little bit of a pain. But I build computers all the time, so not a big deal for me. It might be a little more challenging for a novice
Hard To Set Up
Issues
Expensive
Reviewed 11 May 2015 by Mr M Mason
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent.

Reviewed 3 May 2015 by Rosie
(Verified Purchase)

Replacement for my iPad two, very pleased with item, easy to set up and use, nice and light and fits in my handbag.

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