The Apple iPad Air 2 is already in the market and if you are an iPad Air user or have thought of possessing one, then you must be thinking about why you should go for the iPad air 2.
The iPad Air has been held in high regard by its users and the reviews have always been all positive.
Let us take a look at what the ipad Air 2 has to offer and if it is really better than its predecessor:
To start with, we must go over the specifications of the Apple iPad Air once more.
The Apple iPad Air has dimensions of 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm and has a weight of 469 grams.
The display of the device is LED-backlit IPS LCD technology based, that is 9.7 inches in size.
The resolution of the screen is 1536 x 2038 x 264. The processor of the device sports an Apple A7 chipset with a 1.3 GHz Cyclone dual core processor.
The graphics processor is a quad core PowerVR G6430.
The device has 1 GB RAM which is good enough for its functional capabilities.
The memory as usual is non-expandable and variants of the device in 16, 32, 64 or 128 GB are available, with varying prices, needless to say.
Experts say that the lack of a MicroSD card option on the Apple products is Apple’s way of promoting the iCloud.
Moving on to the camera, the rear camera of the device is a 5MP unit capable of photography at a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and the front facing camera is a 1.2MP unit that can record videos at 720P, with the frame rate of 30 frames per second.
The battery juicing up the unit is an 8600 mAH unit and the total talk time offered is 10 hours with heavy usage of multimedia. It measures about $380 on amazon.
Turning our attention to the Apple iPad Air 2, this Apple iPad Air successor measures 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm and weighs only 437 grams, which means that it is thinner and lighter than the iPad Air. The screen size remains the same at 9.7 inches and resolution remains the same too.
The Pixel per inch density is also, no different. The main difference is in the internals, which are in an A8X chipset, featuring a triple core processor.
The speed of the processor is 1.5GHZ and the RAM is 2GB. The storage variants are 16, 64 and 128GB.
The camera is better with 8MP lens and a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels.
The front facing camera has not changed and remains at 1.2 MP.
The battery also remains the same. The device is more expensive and costs about $540 on amazon.