Tech Specs for the iPad Air 2 (A1566, Wi-Fi/Cellular – 2nd Generation)
All iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) models – including this Wi-Fi/cellular model (A1566) – are pressed in slim white and gold hued, white and silver shaded, or dark and medium conditioned “Space Gray” cases and highlight a 9.7″ 2048×1536 (264 ppi) LED-illuminated IPS touch-touchy “Retina” show with anti-reflective coating and a “Touch ID” finger impression sensor. Each is controlled by a three center 1.5 GHz Apple A8X processor, has 2 GB of RAM, and has 16 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB of hard-disk space.
Other prominent elements incorporate double cameras – a back mounted 8 megapixel “iSight” camera fit for shooting stills and 1080p 30 fps feature and a front-mounted 1.2 megapixel “FaceTime HD” camera fit for shooting stills and 720p feature – double channel 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO support (in reverse good with 802.11a/b/g/n), cellular capabilities, and Bluetooth 4.0 notwithstanding double amplifiers and speakers. Integration to PCs, if craved, and force is given by the Lightning USB port.
The battery life of this iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) model is purportedly up to ‘10 hours’ whilst surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching videos, or listening to music (according to the Apple website).
Technical specifications for the iPad Air 2 (A1566, Wi-Fi/Cellular – 2nd Generation):
Technical specifications for the iPad Air 2 (A1566, Wi-Fi/Cellular – 2nd Generation) are provided below:
October 16, 2014
1 (3 cores)
Apple A8X (APL1012 )
The iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) models use a 1.5 GHz “tri-core Apple A8X (APL1012) chip”. The chip integrates the CPU, graphics, the memory controller, and I/O functions; all in one!
16, 64 and 128 GB
Sync & Charge (Lightning USB)
Lightning port, Headphone jack
iPad Air 2 (2nd generation)
Silver, Black or White, Gold
2048×1536 (264 ppi)
3G & LTE; Wi-Fi
8 Megapixels (rear), 1.2 Megapixel (front)
Lithium Polymer(27.3 Watt Hours)
Battery Life (Music):
The Apple website states that the iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) provides “up to 10 hours” of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching videos, or listening to music.
The Apple website reports that the iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) supports “HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.”
The Apple website reports that the iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) supports JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG formats.
The Apple website reports that the iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) supports “H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.”
The iPad Air 2 (2nd generation) includes a USB to Lightning cable, 10W power adapter and documentation in the box.
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