Apple iPad Air – Light and Thin as the Air
Thin yet solid, Apple iPad Air have just 7.5 mm thickness and weighs one pound. Carry it, and it will feel as light as the air that surrounds you. In spite of being extremely light, the aluminium refined unibody enclosure ensures solid feel with high durability. IPad has always been immensely powerful devices that allow users to try amazing things. Lightness makes it completely unobtrusive so you can be pardoned for forgetting it is there with you at times. You can hold it in a single hand and operate it effortlessly.
Here are some of the specifications of Apple iPad Air to give you a better idea regarding this device.
Retina 9.7-inch display: Get incredibly detailed videos and photos with razor sharp text on spectacular Retina display. This thinner display is now also better with greater contrast and additionally vivid colours. Presence of antireflective coating ensures disturbance free viewing. It features 3.1 million+ pixels even 1 million extra than HDTV!
Ultrafast wireless connectivity: get Wi-Fi lightning fast performance that uses 802.11n MIMO. The cellular Wi-Fi+ model support additional LTE bands than similar devices. So the users can get lightning fast connections every time.
Presence of A7 chip: the power efficient and powerful A7 chip contains a 64-bit architecture. As a result, everything is remarkably responsive. You will love using iPad Air from Apple. The battery life is quite strong and delivers maximum 10 hours adding to your enjoyment.
iOS8 inside: the OS inside iPad Air is one of the most advanced ones around. Users can enjoy a host of brand-new features like iCloud Drive, Family Sharing, and Continuity. Exclusive designs for the iPad make sure that everything looks and runs beautifully.
Host of powerful apps: great apps are present in this device for browsing web, sending e-mails, and make video calls. This also contains apps with which you can try out amazing things. Do whatever you want with your music, movies, videos, spreadsheets, documents, and presentations.
Enjoy 500,000+ App Store apps: to find an incredible collection of applications made specifically for iPad devices search the App Store. Instead of scaled up varieties you will come across options that make use of the latest iPad technologies. This includes the use of every pixel associated with Retina display, accelerometer, and gyroscope.
Free Apps from Apple
Camera, video recording, and photos: HD Face Time Camera allows 1.2 megapixel photos with HD 720p videos, video Face Time Calling over Cellular + Wi-Fi your Wi-Fi, backside illumination, face detection, video, and photo geo-tagging. Video HD 1080p recording is available with iPad Air with face detection, video stabilisation, and video 3 X zoom. Finally, iSight camera feature allows users to take 5MP photos, five-element lens, IR hybrid filters, and F/2.4 aperture.
Output/input: the device comes with built-in speakers, stereo 3.5 mm headphone mini jack, and dual microphones.
Sensors: it contains sensors related to ambient light, three axis gyro, and accelerometer.
Benefit from limited warranty: with Apple iPad Air, you get telephone technical complimentary support lasting 90 days right from the purchase date with limited one-year warranty also available.
Different storage sizes are available for the users so that they can make their choice based upon individual requirements. These are,
• 32 GB
• 16 GB
External Buttons and Connectors
Store as much of your favourite movies, magazines, HD videos, books, and photos as you want. If you love to download HD movies frequently and maintain a big music library, iPad Air with larger storage is the one for you. Even if you are doing well with short storage for now, it will not be difficult for you to upgrade to 32 GB later as your needs evolve.
Two different models are available for the state of the art device including,
A. Wi-Fi Only: in case, you have an Internet wireless router this model will be the best for your needs. You can also synchronise it with the wireless hotspot at school library or coffee shop. The number of such hot spots are increasing across the world to iPad Air is giving you a chance to use them at your discretion.
Cellular+Wi-Fi: cellular fast connections allow users to access Internet at rapid speed even in absence of Wi-Fi. Stay connected everywhere on your next road trip, visit to the park or train journey. With this iPad Air model, you will not need any contract now. Services are available separately.
There are different advantages to using the iPad air services that makes them doubly beneficial.
Works on different wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint
You do not need to go for any long-term commitments or contracts. This brings flexibility. For example, just book the services for your upcoming trip and cancel later.
You do not require any new plans so simply upgrade your existing one to start using.
Comparison with similar tablets
With iPad Air 2 along with the upcoming iPad Air 3 Apple has launched the new generation of tablets in the market giving tough competition to similar products from other top brands. For example, Surface 2 from Microsoft may have a more reasonable pricing advantage over Apple it fails miserably when it comes to app support in comparison to iPad Air. Similarly, Galaxy Note latest edition 10.1 2014 from Samsung offers a highly natural touch screen interaction along with other exciting features. Still, the storage options are quite low for the users at 16 GB. Also, the stylus accompanying the Galaxy Note brings with it a high curb of learning.
Finally, HDX 8.9 from Kindle Fire Amazon also has some great features like 64 GB space without the iPad price tag along with high-resolution display runs, customer support, and more. Yet when it comes to the feel and looks nothing beats the sleek style of iPad Air that is simply incomparable. Also, the App Store of Kindle Fire is heavily curated where missing apps are galore. Here too iPad gets a distinctive advantage over its competitors.
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