The Apple iPad Air 2 is the sixth generation of Apple’s iPad tablet computer and the successor to 2013’s original iPad Air. The Apple iPad Air 2 debuted in October 2014 at the same time as the iPad Mini 3, which serves as the successor to the iPad Mini with Retina Display (or iPad Mini 2).
New Features in the iPad Air 2
Among the new features and enhancements in the iPad Air 2 are a thinner profile (6.1mm vs. 7.5mm for the original iPad Air), the Touch ID fingerprint sensor found in newer iPhone 5 and 6 models, improved glare resistance, an A8X processor and M8 motion coprocessor, support for the latest wireless technologies (including 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 4G LTE), camera enhancements, and built-in support for the Apple iOS 8 mobile OS.
Pricing for the iPad Air 2 starts at $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi edition. Apple has dropped the 32GB option for the iPad Air 2, opting for 64GB and 128GB alternatives to the 16GB model for $599 and $699, respectively.
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