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iPad Air

Light. Bright.
Full of might.

Supercharged by the Apple M1 chip.

12MP Ultra Wide front camera

with Center Stage.

Blazing-fast 5G.

Works with Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard.

Five gorgeous colors.

Design and Display

All-screen design. Beauty all around.

10.9-inch Liquid Retina display

iPad Air lets you immerse yourself in whatever you’re reading, watching, or creating. The 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display features advanced technologies like True Tone, P3 wide color, and an antireflective coating.1

See more color in your photos True Tone means easy on the eyes

Five gorgeous colors and Touch ID

Touch ID is built into the top button, so you can use your fingerprint to unlock your iPad, sign in to apps, and make payments securely with Apple Pay. And iPad Air comes in five gorgeous colors.

Stereo Speakers on the sides of iPad Air Unlock, sign in and pay with Touch ID

Performance

Fun at the
speed of M1.

M1 Chip

M1 chip - 60 percent faster performance

The breakthrough M1 chip is now in iPad Air. An 8-core CPU delivers up to 60 percent faster performance than the previous generation, making iPad Air a creative and mobile gaming powerhouse. Multitask smoothly between powerful apps and play graphics-intensive games. And with M1, you can go even further with your creativity with apps like SketchUp.

Redesign a room in 3D Use multiple apps at once on iPad Air Play Triple-A games on iPad Air

2x faster graphics and all-day battery life

The extraordinary 8-core GPU delivers up to 2x faster graphics, so you can draw a social media filter in Procreate, build in 3D with uMake, and more. And with all-day battery life, you can keep creating wherever you go.2

Draw a social media AR filter Create and render in 3D

Machine learning

The Apple-designed 16-core Neural Engine accelerates machine learning so you can do amazing things. Editing photos is faster than ever in Adobe Lightroom, where you can intelligently select the sky in your photos with just a tap.

Cameras

Shoot. Scan. And take Center Stage.

Center Stage

The 12MP Ultra Wide front camera enables Center Stage, making video calls more natural and content creation more fun. As you move around, the camera automatically pans to keep you centered in the shot. When others join or leave the frame, the view expands or zooms in.

Center Stage keeps you in frame

4K videos and Smart HDR

The 12MP Wide back camera is perfect for capturing photos and 4K videos. And with the powerful ISP in the M1 chip, iPad Air now features Smart HDR, so your photos look even more beautiful.

Scan a Document using the back camera of iPad Air Draw on your videos Tell a story with iMovie

Scan documents - Shoot film and photos

You can also use the back camera to scan documents and then mark them up with Apple Pencil.3 And with the large display, you can shoot video and photos and edit them right on iPad Air.

Connectivity

Stream
and share.
Pretty much everywhere.

5G capabilities

Join superfast 5G wireless networks when you’re on the go. Download files, play multiplayer games, stream movies, check in with friends, and more.4

See what you can do on iPad cellular models

Plan out your trip using Maps Work with your team of colleagues Play games online

Wi-Fi 6

Fast wireless connections are critical for staying in touch. With Wi‑Fi 6, rest assured that you have superfast Wi‑Fi. Get to your files in the cloud, watch shows with friends using SharePlay, and more.

Access your important files Watch with your friends using SharePlay

Accessories

Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard. Everyday essentials.

Apple Pencil

iPad Air supports the second-generation Apple Pencil. Draw, take notes, and mark up screenshots and photos. It’s easy to use and always ready when inspiration strikes.3

Learn more about Apple Pencil

Mark up screenshots with Apple Pencil Take unforgettable notes with Apple Pencil

Magic keyboard and Smart Folio covers

Use the Smart Keyboard Folio,
or attach the Magic Keyboard for responsive typing and a built‑in trackpad. It’s perfect for sending an email or writing a short story. And get front and back protection with Smart Folio covers in beautiful new colors.5

Learn more about keyboards for iPad

Touch, type, or use the trackpad

USB-C with 2x faster transfer speeds

Connect to drives, docks, cameras, and more using USB-C, now with up to 2x faster transfer speeds than the previous generation. So transferring large photos and videos is quicker than ever.

Connect and create with accessories connected to USB-C

iPadOS

iPadOS.
Work wonders with ease.

iPadOS

iPadOS is uniquely powerful, easy to use, and designed for the versatility of iPad. Use multiple apps at once, write in any text field with Scribble, and navigate using the power of touch.

Learn more about iPadOS

Write in any text field Multitask easily

Amazing features in iPadOS 15

And with amazing features in iPadOS 15, you can jot down your thoughts with Quick Note, connect with friends and family using SharePlay, and use Live Text to make a call, send an email, or look up directions with just a tap on the highlighted text in a photo.

Tap to call with Live text Facetime with Shareplay Take a Quick Note anywhere

Apps

Tons of apps.
Tons of fun.

Apps from the App store

Apps from the App Store can transform iPad Air into anything from a math classroom to an animation studio. And apps that come with iPad are more capable than ever. Now with Swift Playgrounds, you can build and submit apps to the App Store right on iPad.

Discover apps for iPad

Build Apps Right on iPad using Swift Playgrounds Runs apps like Word and Excel
Create immersive AR

Shown above: Slack, Affinity Publisher, Swift Playgrounds, Pages, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Aero.

Use AR to see the new iPad Air and Magic Keyboard.

Open this page using Safari on your iPhone or iPad.

View iPad Air in AR

Environment

Apple is carbon neutral. And by 2030, all of our products will be too. We’re committed to one day sourcing 100% recycled and renewable materials across our products and packaging, all with clean energy and no carbon footprint.

Apple and the environment

Privacy

Like every Apple product, iPad was designed with your privacy and security in mind. It’s not always easy. But that’s the kind of innovation we believe in.

Learn more about our approach to privacy

Accessibility

Technology is most powerful when everyone can use it. That’s why iPad comes with accessibility features that support vision, hearing, mobility, and cognitive needs.

Explore all accessibility features

Accessories

Explore keyboards, cases, covers, Apple Pencil, AirPods, AirTag, and more.

Shop iPad accessories

Trade in your current iPad and get credit toward a new one.

Which iPad is right for you?

New iPad Pro

The ultimate iPad experience with the most advanced technology.

iPad Air

Serious performance in a thin and light design.

New iPad 10th generation

The all‑new colorful iPad for the things you do every day.

iPad 9th generation

All the essentials in the most affordable iPad.

iPad mini

The full iPad experience designed to fit in one hand.