Finish

Silver

Gold

Space Grey

Models

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi + Cellular

Capacity1

Wi‑Fi

32GB
128GB

Wi‑Fi + Cellular

32GB
128GB
Size and Weight2
  • Height: 240 mm (9.4 inches)
  • Width: 169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
  • Depth: 6.1 mm (0.24 inch)
  • Weight: 437 g (0.96 pound)
  • Height: 240 mm (9.4 inches)
  • Width: 169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
  • Depth: 6.1 mm (0.24 inch)
  • Weight: 444 g (0.98 pound)

240 mm
(9.4 inches)

169.5 mm
(6.6 inches)

6.1 mm
(0.24 inch)

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

  • 8-megapixel iSight camera
  • Autofocus
  • Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)
  • 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 stabilisation
  • Face detection
  • Photo geotagging

Video Recording

  • 1080p HD video recording (30 fps)
  • Slow motion (120 fps)
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Video image stabilisation
  • Improved face detection
  • 3× video zoom
  • Video geotagging

FaceTime HD Camera

  • 1.2-megapixel 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
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi
  • FaceTime
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or a mobile network
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 a mobile network
Mobile 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
  • Apple SIM compatible
  • 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 to 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 USB to a computer system or power adapter
  • 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 a mobile data network
  • Charging via USB to a computer system or power adapter
Operating System

iOS 10

  • With an all-new design and all-new features, iOS 10 is our most advanced mobile OS. It brings your iPad to life in more intelligent and expressive ways than ever.
    See what’s new in iOS 10

iOS 10 includes:

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • AirPrint
  • Control Centre
  • Notification Centre
  • Siri
  • Spotlight Search
  • Apple Music
  • Family Sharing
  • iCloud Drive
  • Multitasking
  • QuickType Keyboard
  • Night Shift
Accessibility
  • Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPad Air 2. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can create and do amazing things. Learn more

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen
Built-in Apps

Built-in apps are an essential part of your iPad experience and are efficiently designed to use less than 200MB of storage.

  • Camera

  • Photos

  • Messages

  • FaceTime

  • Mail

  • Music

  • Safari

  • Maps

  • Siri

  • Calendar

  • iTunes Store

  • App Store

  • Notes

  • Contacts

  • iBooks

  • Home

  • Reminders

  • Clock

  • Videos

  • Photo Booth

  • Podcasts

  • Find My iPhone

  • Find My Friends

  • iCloud Drive

Free Apps
from Apple8

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand and iTunes U are preinstalled on iPad models with a capacity of 32GB or higher.

  • Pages

  • Numbers

  • Keynote

  • iMovie

  • GarageBand

  • iTunes U

  • Apple Store

  • Remote

  • Music Memos

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

Languages

Language support

  • English (Australia, Canada, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, 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, US), 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 (Latin America, 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 (Script, Transliteration), Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input10

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

Siri languages

  • English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Turkish (Turkey), Thai (Thailand), Portuguese (Brazil)

Dictation languages

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

Definition dictionary support

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

Bilingual dictionary support

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

Spell check

  • English (Australia, Canada, UK, US), 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, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), 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, and 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 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel 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 or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel 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: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Nonoperating temperature: –20° to 45° C (–4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: Tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)