Apple iPad Air full device specifications

Apple iPad Air full device specifications
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SKU: s5l8960x
Brand: Apple
Category: iPad
  • CPU: PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
  • Display: 9.70-inch
  • Camera: 5MP 1080p
  • OS: iPadOS 12.4.8

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7.3
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Camera 7 / 10
  • Multimedia 6 / 10
  • Connectivity 6 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
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The Apple iPad Air was released back in 2013 in the month of September. This iDevice was therefore released about two months before the iPad Mini 2 made its entrance into the market.

We have three different iPad Air Models. Two models or variants with support for the cellular network, and the other WiFi only.

The WiFi + Mobile or cellular variants have as model numbers A1475 A1476(China version). The other model (iPad A1474) is WiFi-only.

iPad Air cellular variants come with a single nano-SIM slot and have support for GSM, CDMA, HSPA networks.

The iPad Air tablet comes with a 9.70-inch display with a resolution of 1536×2048 pixels at a pixel density of 264 pixels per inch (ppi). Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular is powered by a 1.3GHz one-core processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM and internal storage memory of 16GB(some variants have up to 128GB). The Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular runs iPadOS 7, upgradeable to iPadOS 12.4.8 and is powered by an 8820mAh non-removable battery.

It comes with a single camera in the rear side of 5-megapixel and front 1.2-megapixel camera for selfies.

The price for the iPad Air will vary depending on the region, variant and store from which you are buying from.

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Apple iPad Air full device specifications - Specs

Summary

Announced Date 22 October, 2013
Released Date 01 November, 2013
Colors Space Gray, Silver
Internal Memory 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
CPU Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM 1GB RAM
Battery Capacity 8,827 mAh 3.73 V 32.9 W⋅h (118 kJ
Dimensions 40 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in)
SIM Single Nano-SIM for Models A1475 and A1476
Firmware Identifier iPad4,1 (WiFi only with Model Number A1474
iPad4,2 (WiFi + Cellular, Model number A1475)
iPad4,3 (WiFi + Cellular, Model number A1476 China variant)
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~264 ppi density)

Design

Weight 469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (3G/LTE) (1.03 lb)
Height 240 mm (9.4 in)
Width 169.5 mm (6.67 in)
Depth 9.7 inches, 291.4 cm2
Models A1474, A1475, A1476
Build Material Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

Display

Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~264 ppi density)
Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

Camera

Back Cameras 5 MP, f/2.4, 33mm (standard), AF, 1080p@30fps
Front Cameras 1.2 MP, 720p HD

Network

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G Networks GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Networks HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
5G Support

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes, 4.0, A2DP, EDR
Hotspot Yes
NFC No
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS for the 3G/LTE model
SIM Single Nana-SIM slot for Cellular variants

Software

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. iPadOS 7 upgradeable to iPadOS 12.4.8
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Apple A7 (28 nm)
CPU Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 1 GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No external SD Card slot
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Accelerometer, gyro, compass

Media

Audio Playback MP3, Wave
Video Playback Yes
FM Radio No
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV, MA4
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Data

GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
Speed DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages. Safari

Messaging

SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks. Yes
MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user. Yes
IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet. Yes

Battery

Storage

Storage Capacity 128 GB
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 1 GB

Battery

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