Finish

Space Grey

Silver

Models

Wi‑Fi

Wi‑Fi + Cellular

Capacity and Price1

16GB
£399
32GB
£479
64GB
£559
128GB
£639
16GB
£499
32GB
£579
64GB
£659
128GB
£739

Size and Weight2

169.5 mm
6.6 inches
240 mm
9.4 inches
7.5 mm
0.29 inches
Height:
240 mm (9.4 inches)
Width:
169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
Depth:
7.5 mm (0.29 inches)
Weight:
469 g (1 pound)
169.5 mm
6.6 inches
240 mm
9.4 inches
7.5 mm
0.29 inches
Height:
240 mm (9.4 inches)
Width:
169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
Depth:
7.5 mm (0.29 inches)
Weight:
478 g (1.05 pounds)
Learn more about iPad Air
with Wi‑Fi + Cellular

Display

  • Retina display
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048x1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

Chip

A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor

Wireless and Mobile Data

  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 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)3
  • Data only4

Cameras, Photos and Video Recording

    FaceTime HD Camera

  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or a mobile network5
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Tap to control exposure for video or still images
  • Photo and video geotagging

    Video Recording

  • 1080p HD
    video recording
  • Video stabilisation
  • Face detection
  • Tap to focus
    while recording
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom

    iSight Camera

  • 5MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Tap to focus video
    or still images
  • Tap to control exposure for video or still images
  • Photo and video geotagging
  • HDR photos

External Buttons and Connectors

External Buttons and Controls

Home Volume
up/down
Silent/Screen
rotation lock
On/Off
Sleep/Wake

Connectors and Input/Output

Dual
microphones
3.5-mm stereo
headphone mini-jack
Lightning connector Built-in speakers

Power and Battery6

  • Built-in 32.4-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 32.4-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 power adapter or USB to computer system

Input/Output

  • 3.5-mm stereo headphone mini-jack
  • Built-in speakers
  • Microphone
  • 3.5-mm stereo headphone mini-jack
  • Built-in speakers
  • Microphone
  • Nano-SIM card tray

Connector

Lightning

Sensors

  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor

Operating System

iOS 7

With an all-new design and all-new features, iOS 7 is the mobile OS from a whole new perspective. Learn more about iOS 7

iOS 7 includes

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • AirPrint
  • Control Centre
  • Notification Centre
  • Siri
  • Spotlight Search
  • Facebook Integration
  • Twitter Integration
  • iCloud
  • iCloud Keychain
  • Multitasking

Built‑in Apps

  • Safari

  • Newsstand

  • Videos

  • Photo Booth

  • Mail

  • Messages

  • Siri

  • Clock

  • iBooks

  • iTunes Store

  • Reminders

  • Game Center

  • Photos

  • App Store

  • Contacts

  • Maps

  • Calendar

  • Camera

  • FaceTime

  • Music

  • Notes

Free Apps from Apple7

  • iMovie

  • Podcasts

  • GarageBand

  • Find My
    iPhone

  • Pages

  • Find My
    Friends

  • Numbers

  • Remote

  • Keynote

  • iTunes U

Location

  • Wi‑Fi
  • Digital compass
  • Wi‑Fi
  • Digital compass
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • Mobile data

Video Calling5

  • 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 Calling5

  • 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 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 and video out to Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation)
  • 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 4.2 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, 640x480 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, 1280x720 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

Languages

Language support

English (US), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Keyboard support

English (US), English (Canada), English (UK), English (Australia), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Handwriting, Pinyin, Zhuyin, Cangjie, Stroke), French, French (Canada), French (Switzerland), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Romaji, Kana), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic/Latin), Slovak, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Dictionary support (enables predictive text and auto-correct)

English (US), English (Canada), English (UK), English (Australia), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, French (Canada), French (Switzerland), German, Italian, Japanese (Romaji, Kana), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Siri languages

English (US, UK, Canada, Australia), Spanish (US, Mexico, Spain), French (France, Canada, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong)

Intelligent Assistant8

Siri

Use your voice to send messages, set reminders and more.

Accessibility

  • VoiceOver screen reader
  • Guided Access
  • Switch Control
  • Support for playback of closed-captioned content
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Full-screen zoom magnification
  • Larger type
  • Bold text
  • Increase contrast
  • Reduce motion
  • On/Off labels
  • Invert colours
  • Left/right volume adjustment

Environmental Requirements

  • Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Non-operating temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)

System Requirements

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

    • Mac: OS X v10.6.8 or later
    • PC: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
    • iTunes (free download at www.itunes.com/uk/download)

In the Box

  • iPad Air
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter