Finish

Silver

Gold

Space Gray

Models

Wi‑Fi

Wi‑Fi + Cellular

Capacity1

Wi‑Fi

16GB
64GB

Wi‑Fi + Cellular

16GB
64GB
Size and Weight2
  • Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)
  • Weight: 0.96 pound (437 g)
  • Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)
  • Weight: 0.98 pound (444 g)

9.4 inches
(240 mm)

6.6 inches
(169.5 mm)

0.24 inch
(6.1 mm)

Buttons and Connectors

Home/​Touch ID sensor

Built‑in stereo speakers

Lightning connector

3.5 mm headphone jack

Dual microphones

On/Off Sleep/Wake

Volume up/down

Nano-SIM tray
(cellular models)

Connector
  • Lightning
In the Box
  • iPad Air 2
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
Display

Retina display

  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Antireflective coating
Chip
  • A8X chip with 64‑bit architecture
  • M8 motion coprocessor
Cameras, Photos, and Video Recording

iSight Camera

  • 8MP iSight camera
  • Autofocus
  • Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Exposure control
  • Burst mode
  • Tap to focus
  • Timer mode
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Backside illumination
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Photo geotagging

Video Recording

  • 1080p HD video recording (30 fps)
  • Slo‑mo (120 fps)
  • Time-lapse video with stabilization
  • Video image stabilization
  • Improved face detection
  • 3x video zoom
  • Video geotagging

FaceTime HD Camera

  • 1.2MP photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination
  • Auto HDR photos and videos
  • Improved face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Video Calling3
  • FaceTime video
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi‑Fi
  • FaceTime video
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi‑Fi or cellular
Audio Calling3
  • FaceTime audio
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi‑Fi
  • FaceTime audio
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi‑Fi or cellular
Carriers
AT&T
Sprint
Verizon
T‑Mobile
GigSky
Cellular and Wireless

Wi‑Fi model

  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/​ac); dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.2 technology

Wi‑Fi + Cellular model

  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/​ac); dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.2 technology
  • UMTS/​HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900 MHz)
  • LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41)4
  • Data only5
  • Includes Apple SIM — U.S. and UK only
  • Learn more about Apple SIM
SIM Card
  • Nano‑SIM (supports Apple SIM)
Location
  • Digital compass
  • Wi‑Fi
  • iBeacon microlocation
  • Digital compass
  • Wi‑Fi
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • Cellular
  • iBeacon microlocation
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor
Touch ID
  • Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button
Apple Pay
Siri6
  • Siri — Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
  • Use hands-free
  • Listen and identify songs
  • Learn more about Siri
Power and Battery7
  • Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
  • Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Operating System

iOS 9

  • With amazing new capabilities and updates to features you use every day, iOS 9 is the biggest iOS release ever. Learn more about iOS 9

iOS 9 includes:

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • Control Center
  • Family Sharing
  • iCloud Drive
  • iTunes Radio
  • Multitasking
  • Notification Center
  • QuickType keyboard
  • Siri
  • Spotlight Search
Built-in Apps
  • Camera

  • Photos

  • Messages

  • FaceTime

  • Mail

  • Music

  • Safari

  • Maps

  • Siri

  • Calendar

  • iTunes Store

  • App Store

  • Notes

  • Contacts

  • iBooks

  • Game Center

  • Reminders

  • Clock

  • Videos

  • News

  • Photo Booth

  • Podcasts

  • Find My iPhone

  • Find My Friends

  • iCloud Drive

Free Apps from Apple8
  • Pages

  • Numbers

  • Keynote

  • iMovie

  • GarageBand

  • iTunes U

  • Apple Store

  • Trailers

  • Remote

  • Music Memos

System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access9
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:

    • Mac: OS X v10.8.5 or later
    • PC: Windows 7 or later
    • iTunes 12.3 or later (free download from www.itunes.com/download)
Languages

Language support

  • English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

  • English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input10

  • English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Siri languages

  • English (Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Norwegian (Norway), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Turkish (Turkey), Thai (Thailand), Portuguese (Brazil)

Dictation languages

  • English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew (Israel), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian (Norway), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian (Russia), Slovakian, Swedish (Sweden), Turkish (Turkey), Thai (Thailand), Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

  • English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Bilingual dictionary support

  • Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish

Spell check

  • English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Turkish
Audio Playback
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
TV and Video
  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos, audio, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
  • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 5.0 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
Mail Attachment Support

Viewable document types

  • .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics
Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
  • Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)