Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi + LTE)

Apple renamed its flagship iPad to emphasize just how much tinier the device got in its second major design update. The iPad Air looks exactly like its smaller sibling, the iPad mini, trimming off the thick side bezels that the larger iPad has had since its inception. Its lighter and faster, but otherwise the same iPad you've known — just a lot more portable.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 1, 2013
  • Price at launch: $629.00

Verge Review

Let's murder a metaphor. In June of 2010, two months after Apple had shipped the first iPad, Steve Jobs sat on stage with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the D8 conference and compared tablets and PCs to cars and trucks. “PCs are going to be like trucks,” said Jobs. "They’re still going to be around. They’re still going to have a lot of value. But they’re going to be used by like one out of x people.” Jobs predicted that the vast majority of people will eventually use tablets as a...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.29 inches
Weight 1.05 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 9.7 inches
Operating system iOS
Launch OS version 7
Media streaming AirPlay
CPU brand Apple
Carriers Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 9.4 inches
Width 6.6 inches
Thickness 0.29 inches
Weight 1.05 pounds
Color Silver / White, Gray / Black
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 9.7 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 2048 px
Resolution (Y) 1536 px
PPI 264
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system iOS
Launch OS version 7
Media streaming AirPlay
Processor
CPU brand Apple
CPU model A7
Storage
Internal size 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB, 16 GB
Connectivity
Carriers Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T
3G Yes
CDMA Yes
CDMA frequencies 1900, 850
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies 2100, 1900, 900, 850
4G Yes
LTE Yes
WWAN data standards UMTS, LTE, EV-DO Rev. A, EV-DO Rev. 0, EDGE, HSPA+
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
Front Camera
Effective pixels 1.2 megapixels
Video resolution 720p
Rear Camera
Effective pixels 5 megapixels
Video resolution 1080p
Ports
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Lightning
Battery
Capacity 32.4 Wh
Quoted use time 10 hr
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