Apple iPad Air 2 Review


Screen,  Design, Weight

New iPad Air 2 is  6.1 mm thick and 437 g weight ( 32 g lighter than its predecessor) sleek design tablet. You can improve your business and education with this awesome gadget.

Comparing to iPad Air, it has same 264 ppi, 2048 x 1536 resolution screen. But its new laminated construction makes user feel the pixel bit closer than before.

iPad Air 2

Camera.

You can shoot some awesome shot films, video with its reworked camera and submit them to iPhone/iPad film festivals .  Its 8 Mega Pixel camera shoots 1080p (Full HD) videos and 720p Slow motion videos at 120 fps. iPad Air 2 camera also support up to 43 MP panoramas, time-lapse video shoot and iOS 8 Bust mode. But still there is no flash available in this iPad Air 2.  So it was a small disappointment. But its takes good quality images with acceptable rendered color and image grain.

Its 2 MP front camera is good to take striking  poses frame by frame. So you can update your good quality selfie in your Facebook profile update.

Performance & Battery life

The iPad Air 2 has 64bit A8X chip which makes it more faster and better comparing to iPad Air. Its A8X chip 40% faster than the A7 chip (iPad Air). It has 2.5x graphics performance which mean its also better to play games.

Its A8X motion coprocessor handles data movements very fast. Its anti-reflective coating keep iPad  from broken.

According to Apple, out of the iPad Air 2 you will get atleast  10 hours of browsing time.

New Features

Its Touch ID fingerprint with Apple pay integration feature definitely empty your wallet.  That means that  if a website accept Apple Pay, you will be able to make payment using your credit card details stored in Passbook app with the touch of finger tip.  But this Payment feature now only available in US.

Its Touch ID  feature (came from iOS 8) also pretty useful to open passworded apps.

The LTE version of the iPad has built in multi network sim. So you can save some roaming costs.

Price

iPad Air 2 available in three colors gold-ish, ‘space grey’ and silver.

iPad Air 2 price in US

The 16 GB iPad Air 2 with very fast MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0 cost £400. And another models  64 GB cost £480, you can get 128 GB iPad Air for £560. If you want 4G too you need to pay additional £100 for all those prices.

Cons

Some people believe that balance wise iPad 2 is too thin to handle.

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