Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad Air (2019)

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
1668 x 2224 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.65 %
79.41 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

1 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
iOS (12.x)

Battery

Capacity

8820 mAh
8134 mAh

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
9 hours

Wi-Fi

 
10 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Video out

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 22, 2013
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1475 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.33 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 929
$ 779
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