Tech Specs for the iPad Air (A1474, Wi-Fi/Cellular – 1st Generation)
The iPad Air (1st generation) models have the same 9.7″ Retina show as the prior iPad 3 (3rd generation) and iPad 4 (4th generation) lines, yet are “20 percent more slender and 28% lighter” and have a much smaller “bezel” around the outer chassis, which makes the iPad Air “feel” a considerable amount littler than its ancestors.
All iPad Air (1st generation) models- including this Wi-Fi/cellular model (A1474) – are manufactured in dainty white and silver or dark and medium shaded gunmetal “Space Gray” cases and highlight a 9.7″ 2048×1536 (264 ppi) LED-illuminated IPS touch-delicate presentation, a double center 1.4 GHz Apple A7 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB of blaze memory stockpiling (64 GB and 128 GB choices ended October 16, 2014).
Other eminent elements incorporate double cameras – a back mounted 5 megapixel “iSight” camera fit for shooting stills and 1080p feature and a front-mounted 1.2 megapixel “FaceTime HD” camera fit for shooting stills and 720p feature – double band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi with MIMO capacity, cellular capabilities (3G and LTE in most countries) and Bluetooth 4.0 and in addition double mouthpieces and speakers. Integration to PCs, if coveted, and force is given by the Lightning USB port.
The battery life of this iPad Air model (1st generation), according to the Apple website, is supposedly ‘10 hours’ which consists of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching videos, or listening to music.
Technical specifications for the iPad Air (A1474, Wi-Fi/Cellular – 1st Generation):
Technical specifications for the iPad Air (A1474, Wi-Fi/Cellular – 1st Generation) are provided below:
October 22, 2013
1 (2 cores)
Apple A7 (SSL8960X)
The iPad Air (1st generation) models use a 1.4 GHz “dual-core Apple A7 (SSL8960X) chip.” The chip integrates the CPU, graphics, the memory controller, and I/O functions; all in one.
16, 32, 64 and 128 GB
Sync & Charge (USB Lightning)
Lightning port, Headphone
Tablet / Slate
iPad Air (1st generation)
Black/White or Gold
2048×1536 (264 ppi)
3G & LTE; Wi-Fi
5 Megapixels (rear), 1.2 Megapixel (front)
Lithium Polymer(32.4 Watt Hours)
Battery Life (Music):
The Apple website estimates that this iPad Air (1st generation) provides “up to 10 hours” of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching videos, or listening to music.
The Apple website states that the iPad Air (1st 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 states that the iPad Air (1st generation) supports JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG formats.
The Apple website states that the iPad Air (1st 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 (1st generation) includes a USB to Lightning cable, 10W power adapter and documentation”.
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