Wireless Fast wireless connectivity.

Wireless connections on iPad Air 2 are faster than ever. Wi‑Fi is more than twice as fast as before, with speeds up to 866 Mbps. And Wi‑Fi + Cellular models are packed with advanced technology, so you can keep your fast connection even when there’s no Wi‑Fi coverage.1 Because iPad is an unlocked device you can choose a local carrier SIM to enable a mobile data plan. If you are travelling abroad you can use Apple SIM which allows you to sign up for a mobile data plan straight from your iPad in countries around the world.

Our fastest, most advanced Wi‑Fi ever.

The things you love to do on iPad are even better when you’re connected. And now that connection is even faster. iPad Air 2 features advanced 802.11ac Wi‑Fi technology and MIMO support. Which is a geeky way of saying you’re getting some serious wireless capability, with download speeds up to a super-fast 866 Mbps.

Up to 2.8x Faster Wi‑Fi
Up to 866 MBPS VIA WI-FI


AirDrop is the quickest and easiest way to wirelessly share documents and files with people nearby. Simply enable AirDrop in Control Centre, select a photo, video or document, tap the Share icon and choose who you want to share with. And just like that, the file appears on their device. It’s a lot easier than digging around for a USB stick.


AirPlay lets you wirelessly stream what’s on your iPad Air 2 via Apple TV to your HDTV and speakers — without having to log in to a network. Or you can mirror exactly what’s on your display and see it on the big screen. Whether you’re in the boardroom, the classroom or the living room, you’ll be able to share everything — from a business presentation to a history lesson to a holiday video.

More high-speed mobile networks.

If you’re out of Wi‑Fi range — fear not. iPad Air 2 with Wi‑Fi + Cellular models let you connect to more high-speed networks in more places, for faster downloads and easier sharing.2

Up to 50% faster mobile connectivity

Apple SIM.
More choices for staying connected.

When you travel with Apple SIM installed in your iPad Air 2 with Wi‑Fi + Cellular, you can purchase a mobile data plan straight from your iPad in more than 90 countries and territories supported by Apple SIM partners. Apple SIM gives you more flexibility and more choices for getting mobile data whenever you need it, for however long you need it and with no long-term commitment.

Apple SIM partners3

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Create your own mobile hotspot.

With Personal Hotspot on your Wi‑Fi + Cellular model, you can easily create a mobile hotspot for other devices. For example, say you’re with some friends who want to get online with a laptop, but there’s no Wi‑Fi. You can come to their rescue simply by turning on your hotspot in Settings, and voilà, they’re ready to connect. And you’re the hero.