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Apple iPad Air

Apple iPad Air
Brand: Apple Mobile Phones
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU: Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB/32GB/128GB
  • Display: 9.7", 1536x2048 pixels
  • Camera: 5MP, 1080p
  • OS: iOS 7, upgradable to iPadOS 12.5.5

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.1
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 7 / 10
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Display 7 / 10
  • Features 6 / 10
  • Performance 7 / 10

Apple iPad Air  review

 

Display & Design :

          Apple iPad Air packs outstanding features such as Blazing-fast 5G, breakthrough Apple M1 chip, 12MP Ultra Wide front camera with Center stage, Apple Pencil plus Magic Keyboard, and Five stunning colors.

            Apple iPad Air features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina multi‑touch display with IPS technology, P3 wide color, True Tone, 2360 x1640 pixel resolution, 264 (ppi) density, 500 nits brightness, 1.8% reflectivity. Moreover, it is a fully laminated display with an anti-reflective coating, fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, and supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation).

 

Performance:

          Apple iPad Air’s advanced M1 chip with an 8-core CPU provides 60 percent faster performance than the prior generation, making iPad Air a creative and mobile gaming hub. Multitasking between powerful apps and playing graphics-intensive games works smoothly, while SketchUp further boosts the creativity with M1.

Moreover, the excellent 8-core GPU offers 2x faster graphics, enabling it to draw a social media filter in Procreate, build in 3D with uMake, etc.

              In addition, the Apple-designed 16-core Neural Engine boosts machine learning, enabling it to do amazing things. For example, editing pictures is faster than ever in Adobe Lightroom, whereas some features can be selected easily to add to the photos.

The superfast 5G wireless networks offer on-the-go downloading files, playing multiplayer games, streaming movies, etc., an impressive experience. While, the superfast Wi‑Fi 6 with SharePlay ensures quick access to the files in the cloud and watching shows, etc. 

              Moreover, the iPad Air supports the second-generation Apple Pencil. It attaches magnetically to the side of the iPad, rendering it easy and quick to access. As a result, the iPad has become a mobile sketchbook and note‑taking device, enabling one to write, draw, and mark up conveniently. In addition, Apple iPad Air for responsive typing uses the Smart Keyboard Folio or the Magic Keyboard and a built‑in trackpad. The Smart Folio’s beautiful covers protect the iPad’s front and back. The large photos and videos transferring are much quicker than ever, with 2x faster transfer speeds than the previous generation.

           In addition, the iPadOS is exclusively powerful, easy to use, and designed for the adaptability of the iPad. It is convenient for using multiple apps quickly, writing in any text field with Scribble, and navigating using the power of touch.

               The iPad’s 15 new features make the iPad mini even more versatile. It packs outstanding features such as jotting down your thoughts with Quick Note, translating a conversation with Translate, and connecting with friends and family using SharePlay. Furthermore, theiPad Air transforms into anything from a math classroom to an animation studio with Apps from the App Store. Moreover, the iPad apps are more capable than ever and enable to build and submit apps to the App Store right on iPad with Swift Playgrounds.

 

Camera:

           The 12MP Ultra Wide front camera automatically pans to keep you centered in the shot as you move around. While the view expands or zooms in when others join or leave the frame. The other salient features include ƒ/1.8 aperture, a Five-element lens, Smart HDR 3, Digital zoom up to 5x, Burst mode, Auto image stabilization, and more.

             The 12MP Wide back camera captures vivid and perfect pictures and 4K videos.

The iPad Air features Smart HDR and offers bright, beautiful images with perfect clarity.Whereasthe back camera can scan the documents, they can be marked with Apple Pencil. Moreover, video and pictures can be captured with the large display and edited on the iPad Air.

 

Audio:

           The iPad Air has stereo speakers and dual microphones for calls, audio, and video recording.

 

Videos: 

          The 12MP Ultra Wide front camera with Center Stage delivers video calls more natural and content making more amusing. 

 

Security:

          The iPad is designed to keep complete privacy and security to compete against malicious attempts. Apple iPad Air is easily unlocked with a fingerprint, whereas the Touch ID is built into the top button of the iPad.

 

Battery:

        The iPad Air packs a Li-Po 28.6Wh rechargeable built-in battery that delivers 10 hours for Wi-Fi or watching a video and 9 hours for Wi-Fi + Cellular models. The battery charging is via a power adapter or USB‑C to the computer system.

 

Colors:

        The iPad Air measures 247.6 x 178.5 mm x 6.1 mm, weighs 461 g (Wi-Fi models) / 462 (Wi-Fi + Cellular models), and comes in classic Space Gray Starlight Pink Purple Blue colors. For the latest phones and tablets, check out phone4arena.com and get the best offers, comparisons, reviews, and more!

 

 

 

Specification

Launch

Categary Tablet
Announced 22 October, 2022
Released 01 November, 2022
Status Discontinued

Frequency

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network FDD-LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32 66, 71
TD-LTE: 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G

Body

Build Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM, eSIM
Dimensions 247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm

Weight 461 g (Wi-Fi) / 462 g (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Colors Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, Purple, Blue

Display

Type Liquid Retina IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ)
P3 Wide color, True Tone
Size 10.9 inches
Resolution 1640 x 2360 pixels, 264 PPI density
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Antireflective coating

Camera

Main (Back) Camera 12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/3 & 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF
Selfie (Front) Camera 12 MP, f/2.4, 122˚ (ultrawide)
Camera Features Panorama, Smart HDR 3, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode

Video Yes

Platform

Operating System iPadOS 15.4, up to iPadOS 15.5, planned upgrade to iPadOS 16
Chipset Apple M1
CPU Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
Sensors Touch ID, Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, Ambient light sensor

Connectivity

Wi-fi Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (5G model only)
USB USB Type-C 3.1 Gen2, Display Port, magnetic connector

Memory

Internal 64GB, 256GB 8GB RAM
Card Slot No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po 8600 mAh, non-removable (32.4 Wh)

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