The new iPad Air
and the iPad mini 2
with Retina Display sport the same slick 7.5mm thin bodies, while the 9.7-incher is record light to boot, at least in its category.
The new iPads are still crafted out of aluminum, though, so dropping them should be more stressful on the internals and the screen than if they were made out of plastic as most other tablets, right?
Well, we'll leave you decide as we round up a few drop test videos that have been recorded while torturing the two new slates to see how fast they will give up the ghost.
Apple iPad Air and iPad mini 2 with Retina Display drop and durability tests roundup