Apple iPad Air 2: all the official images

Apple iPad Air 2: all the official images
The Apple iPad Air 2 has just gone official, and it's now ridiculously thin, as well as light. In fact, the new iPad Air 2 is the 'world's thinnest tablet', while still managing to cram in top-notch silicon.

The iPad Air 2 features a new Apple A8X chip that promises to bring a 40% improvement in CPU performance and 2.5 times in GPU performance, but that is in comparison with the Apple A7, not the iPhone 6 with the A8.

In addition, Apple seems to admit now that tablet photography is a thing, and has included a nicely upgraded camera: it's now an 8-megapixel sensor with 1.12 micron pixels, and an f/2.4 aperture lens. The company has introduced some software features from the iPhone into the iPad lineup, things like slow motion recording at 120 fps (4 times slow-down).

Clearly, the new iPad Air 2 is a lot about the marriage of outer looks with that impressive thinness, and performance. That's why, we've included a gallery of the official iPad Air 2 press images right below. How do you like it?

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iPad Air 2
  • Display 9.7" 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8X, Triple-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 7340 mAh

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16 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

The back looks very bland and boring...

4. clearblack

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

SAME AS THE NEXUS 9

9. Iodine

Posts: 1480; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Same as iPad mini if you can't remember.

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

wonder who will be the first iDiot too drop their iPad like that one guy drop is Iphone

15. g2a5b0e unregistered

Yup. Because I'm sure that's what people do with their iPads all day. Stare at the back of them. You have seriously established yourself as one of the biggest trolls on PA.

2. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I think my iPad air will stick with me for another year.

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31052; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ditto for my mini 2, although I have to admit, if I find a good deal on craigslist I will go for it.

14. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Same here bro. I kind of want Touch ID on my iPad as that's the device a make most of my oi e purchases with. Other than that, I'm good till next year.

3. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I was going to applaud them for getting rid of the Apple logo but its still there in one of the photos. I am surprised that they hide it in all but one picture though.

5. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

more boring than it looks. meh.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31052; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You want going to get one anyway

6. scarface21173

Posts: 690; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Not worth the upgrade, if you already own the ipad air

16. thxultra

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I have to agree I still have the 3rd gen ipad and don't know if I can justify upgrading. Still works fine as a couch surfer. Touch id would be nice for purchases but can't see that being worth the money to invest in a new ipad. Screen is still the same resolution and battery in mine is still fine. New one is much thiner and lighter also but still not worth buying a new one for that...

7. poppy.a

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

The same rip off , but zombies won't care

8. jmonteiro829

Posts: 261; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I don't think there are enough articles on PA about iPad... just sayin!

10. dmakun

Posts: 382; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

Yeah! Almost swept aside all the articles about Android L and the Nexus devices announced just yesterday.

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