Here are Apple iPad Air 2 specs, price, and UK release date

The Apple iPad Air 2 has just made it’s debut, and you may be wondering what’s under the hood and when the thinnest tablet will be available in the UK. If this is the information you’ve been looking for, keep on reading.

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Official specs:

Capacity:

  • 16GB
  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Weight and Dimensions:

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  • 240×169.5×6.1 mm, 437 g (Wi-Fi)
  • 240×169.5×6.1 mm, 444 g (Wi-Fi + Cellular)

Display:

  • Retina display
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048×1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Anti-reflective coating

Processor:

  • A8X chip with 64-bit architecture
  • M8 motion coprocessor

iSight Camera:

  • 8MP iSight camera
  • Autofocus
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Backside illumination
  • Improved face detection
  • Exposure control
  • Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • Burst mode
  • Tap to focus
  • Photo geotagging
  • Timer mode

Video Recording:

  • 1080p HD video recording (30 fps)
  • Slo-mo (120 fps)
  • Time-lapse video
  • Video image stabilisation
  • Improved face detection
  • 3x video zoom
  • Video geotagging

FaceTime HD Camera:

  • 1.2MP photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination
  • Auto HDR photos and videos
  • Improved face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode

Touch ID:

  • Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button

External Buttons and Connectors:

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Battery:

Wi-Fi:

  • Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

  • Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using a mobile data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

Sensors:

  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor

OS:

  • iOS 8

Connector:

  • Lightning

In the Box:

  • iPad Air 2
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter

Colour Options:

  • Sliver
  • Gold
  • Space Grey

Price:

Wi-Fi:

  • £399 (16GB)
  • £479 (64GB)
  • £559 (128GB)

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

  • £499 (16GB)
  • £579 (64GB)
  • £659 (128GB)

Pre-order:

  • 17th of October

Release date:

  • TBA

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