iPad Air Technical Specifications

 
Wi-Fi models
Wi-Fi + Cellular models
Finish
Space Grey
Starlight
Pink
Purple
Blue
Capacity1
  • 64GB
  • 256GB
Size and Weight2

Wi-Fi models

461g

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

462g

Buttons and Connectors
Smart Connector
Speaker
Speaker
Microphone
Volume
buttons
Camera
Microphone
Magnetic
connector
USB‑C connector
Top button /
Touch ID sensor
Nano‑SIM tray
(Wi‑Fi +
Cellular models)
Speaker
Speaker
Top button /
Touch ID sensor
Smart Connector
Microphone
Volume
buttons
Camera
Microphone
Magnetic
connector
USB‑C connector
Nano‑SIM tray
(Wi‑Fi +
Cellular models)
In the Box
  • iPad Air
  • USB‑C Charge Cable (1 metre)
  • 20W USB‑C Power Adapter
Display
  • Liquid Retina display
  • 10.9-inch (diagonal) LED‑backlit Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2360x1640‑pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • True Tone display
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Anti-reflective coating
  • 1.8% reflectivity
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation)
  • The iPad Air display has rounded corners. When measured as a rectangle, the screen is 10.86 inches diagonally. Actual viewable area is less.
Chip

Apple M1 chip

  • 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • 8-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
  • 8GB RAM

Media engine

  • Hardware-accelerated H.264 and HEVC
  • Video decode engine
  • Video encode engine
Camera
  • 12MP Wide camera, ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Digital zoom up to 5x
  • Five-element lens
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Panorama (up to 63MP)
  • Smart HDR 3
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Photo geotagging
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (4K, 1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video formats captured: HEVC and H.264
Front Camera
  • 12MP Ultra Wide front camera, 122° field of view
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Smart HDR 3
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Lens correction
  • Retina Flash
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
Video Calling3
  • FaceTime video
  • Centre Stage
  • iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or a mobile network
Audio Calling3
  • FaceTime audio
  • iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or a mobile network
Speakers

Stereo speakers

Microphones

Dual microphones for calls, video recording and audio recording

Cellular and Wireless

All models

  • 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6; simultaneous dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 technology

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

  • Model A2589:
  • 5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)4
  • FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32 66, 71)
  • TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • Data only5
  • Wi-Fi calling4
  • eSIM6

Learn more about mobile data

SIM Card
  • Nano‑SIM
  • eSIM6
Location

All models

  • Digital compass
  • Wi‑Fi
  • iBeacon micro‑location

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

  • GPS/GNSS
  • Mobile data
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three‐axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor
Touch ID
  • Unlock iPad
  • Secure personal data within apps
  • Make purchases from the iTunes Store and App Store
Apple Pay
  • Pay with your iPad using Touch ID within apps and on the web

Learn more about Apple Pay

Siri7
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
  • Get proactive suggestions
  • Use hands-free
  • Listen to and identify songs

Learn more about Siri

Charging and Expansion
  • USB-C port with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
Display Support

Supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colours

  • Supports one external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz

Digital video output

  • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
  • VGA, HDMI and DVI output supported using adapters (sold separately)

Video mirroring

  • Up to 4K AirPlay for mirroring, photos and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later) or AirPlay 2–enabled smart TV
  • Video mirroring and video out support through USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter and USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter (adapters sold separately)
Power and Battery8

All models

  • Built‐in 28.6‐watt‐hour rechargeable lithium‑polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‐Fi or watching video
  • Charging via power adapter or USB‑C to computer system

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using a mobile data network
Operating System

iPadOS 16

iPadOS comes with powerful features and built-in apps designed to take advantage of the unique capabilities of iPad.

Learn more about iPadOS 16

Accessibility

Built-in accessibility features supporting vision, mobility, hearing and cognitive disabilities help you get the most out of your iPad. Learn more

Features include:

  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Spoken Content
  • Switch Control
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Audio Descriptions
  • Subtitles and Closed Captioning
Built-in Apps

App Store
Books
Calendar
Camera
Clock
Contacts
FaceTime
Files
Find My
Home
iTunes Store
Magnifier
Mail
Maps
Measure
Messages
Music
Notes
Photo Booth
Photos
Podcasts
Reminders
Safari
Settings
Shortcuts
Siri
Stocks
Tips
Translate
TV
Voice Memos
Weather
Free Apps from Apple

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, Clips and Apple Store app are pre-installed on iPad.

Pages
Numbers
Keynote
iMovie
GarageBand
Apple Store
Clips
Swift
Playgrounds
Support
System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access9

Syncing to a Mac or PC requires:

  • macOS Catalina 10.15 or later using the Finder
  • macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 through macOS Mojave 10.14.6 using iTunes 12.8 or later
  • Windows 10 and iTunes 12.12 or later (free download from apple.com/sg/itunes/download)
Languages

Language support

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

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Chinese — Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10-Key, Shuangpin, Stroke), Chinese — Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10-Key, Shuangpin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10-Key), Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Ainu, Albanian, Amharic, Apache (Western), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Armenian, Assamese, Assyrian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Belarusian, Bodo, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese — Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Phonetic, Stroke, Sucheng), Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dogri, Dutch, Dzongkha, Emoji, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Fula (Adlam), Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Kannada, Kashmiri (Arabic, Devanagari), Kazakh, Khmer, Konkani (Devanagari), Kurdish (Arabic, Latin), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maithili, Malay (Jawi, Latin), Malayalam, Maltese, Manipuri (Bengali, Meetei Mayek), Māori, Marathi, Mongolian, Navajo, Nepali, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Odia, Pashto, Persian, Persian (Afghanistan), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Rohingya, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Sanskrit, Santali (Devanagari, Ol Chiki), Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Sindhi (Arabic, Devanagari), Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil (Anjal, Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tongan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek (Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin), Vietnamese (Telex, VIQR, VNI), Welsh, Yiddish

QuickType keyboard support with auto-correction

Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Chinese — Simplified (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese — Traditional (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese — Traditional (Zhuyin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Dutch (Belgium), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Japanese (Kana), Japanese (Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10-Key), Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Persian, Persian (Afghanistan), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Tamil (Anjal), Tamil (Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese (Telex)

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Cantonese (Traditional), Dutch, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with multilingual input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Chinese — Simplified (Pinyin), Chinese — Traditional (Pinyin), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Romaji), Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Hindi (Latin), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with contextual suggestions

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Hindi (Devanagari), Hindi (Latin), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese

QuickPath keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Chinese — Simplified (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese — Traditional (Pinyin QWERTY), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Swedish, Vietnamese

Siri languages

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

Dictation languages

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

Monolingual dictionary support

English (UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional — Hong Kong), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Idiom dictionary support

Cantonese–English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)–English

Bilingual dictionary support

Arabic–English, Bengali–English, Chinese (Simplified)–English, Chinese (Traditional)–English, Czech–English, Dutch–English, Finnish–English, French–English, French–German, German–English, Gujarati–English, Hindi–English, Hungarian–English, Indonesian–English, Italian–English, Japanese–English, Japanese–Chinese (Simplified), Korean–English, Polish–English, Portuguese–English, Russian–English, Spanish–English, Tamil–English, Telugu–English, Thai–English, Urdu–English, Vietnamese–English

Thesaurus

English (UK, US), Chinese (Simplified)

Spell check

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium), Finnish, Greek, Hindi (Devanagari), Hungarian, Irish Gaelic, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Telugu, Turkish, Vietnamese

Apple Pay supported regions

Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China mainland,10 Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City

Video Playback
  • Supported formats include HEVC, H.264 and ProRes
  • Supports Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
Audio Playback
  • Supported formats include AAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Atmos
  • Spatial Audio playback
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
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; .usdz; .pkpass (Wallet)

Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature:0° to 35° C
  • Non-operating temperature: –20° to 45° C
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3,000 metres

iPad Air and the Environment

iPad Air is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:11

Learn more about the iPad Air Product Environmental Report

Made with better materials

  • 100 per cent recycled aluminium in the enclosure
  • 100 per cent recycled rare earth elements in the enclosure and audio magnets, representing 96 per cent of the rare earth elements in the device
  • 100 per cent recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board
  • 35 per cent or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy efficient

  • ENERGY STAR® certified12

Smarter chemistry13

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-, BFR-, PVC- and beryllium‑free

Green manufacturing

  • Apple’s Zero Waste Programme helps suppliers eliminate waste sent to landfill
  • All final assembly supplier sites are transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100 per cent of virgin wood fibre comes from responsibly managed forests
  • 90 per cent or more fibre-based packaging

Apple Trade In

Trade in your eligible device for credit via bank transfer.* If it doesn’t have trade-in value, you can have it recycled responsibly for free.

Learn more about Apple Trade In

Apple and the Environment

We’re committed to making our products without taking from the Earth, and to becoming carbon-neutral across our entire business, including products, by 2030.

See Apple’s commitment

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