Apple 128GB iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi Only, Space Gray)

Apple 128GB iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi Only, Space Gray)

Apple 128GB iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi Only, Space Gray)

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Product Highlights

  • 9.7" IPS LCD Multi-Touch Retina Display
  • 2048 x 1536 Native Resolution
  • Tri-Core Apple A8X CPU with M8 Chip
  • 0.98 lb and 0.24" Thick
  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor
  • Front 1.2-Megapixel FaceTime HD Camera
  • Rear 8-Megapixel 1080p iSight Camera
  • Lightning Connector, AirPlay, AirDrop
  • Gyro, Accelerator, Ambient Light Sensor
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Apple iPad Air 2 overview

  • 1Description

Work and play faster, thinner, and lighter with the space gray 128GB iPad Air 2 from Apple. Featuring Apple's 64-bit A8X chip and M8 coprocessor, the Air 2 delivers 40% faster CPU performance and 2.5 times the graphics performance when compared to its predecessor. It's also 18% thinner at 0.24" and weighs 0.96 lb. The LED-backlit 9.7" 2048 x 1536 Retina IPS LCD display's anti-reflective coating reduces glare by 56% and uses a single-layer design to eliminate internal reflectance for richer colors, greater contrast, and sharper images.

This iPad features 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi technology with MIMO support for download speeds up to 866 Mbps as well as Bluetooth 4.0. Share documents and files with AirDrop and stream your iPad's content to your compatible HDTV and speakers with AirPlay.

The Air 2 features Apple Touch ID technology, which uses your fingerprint to unlock your device as well as make secure purchases in iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store. The 1.2MP front and 8MP rear camera let you take high-resolution photos and videos as well as videochat in HD while dual microphones reduce background noise. The iPad Air 2 runs iOS.

Thinner & Lighter
The iPad Air 2 is 18% thinner than its predecessor at 0.24" and weighs just 0.96 lb. While lightweight, the Air 2 is still durable, thanks to its aluminum unibody construction.
Retina Display
Within the 9.7" LED-backlit touchscreen, the 2048 x 1536 native resolution renders text and images at 264 pixels per inch and a total of over 3.1 million pixels. The display uses a 1-layer design, which eliminates gaps between layers, along with the internal reflections caused by those gaps. This results in richer colors, greater contrast, and sharper, more vivid images. The display also features a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating to keep your screen clean.
Tri-Core A8X Chip
The iPad Air 2 ships with the Apple A8X chip, which is 40% faster than the A7 chip in the previous iPad Air. It also has 2.5x the graphics performance of the A7 chip. The A8X is built upon second-generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture, giving it high performance while retaining a 10-hour battery life.
M8 Coprocessor
The iPad Air 2 was designed to be on the move. That's why the M8 coprocessor measures motion from your iPad by pulling data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, and barometer. This allows your apps to give you a better experience based on the movement of your iPad Air 2. It's a task that would normally fall to the A8X. But by using the more efficient M8 chip, you save on power use and the A8X chip is able to focus on other tasks.
Battery Life
The iPad Air 2 may be faster and more powerful, but it's not more power hungry. Even though it's 18% percent thinner and 40% faster than the previous-generation iPad Air, it still gives you the same 10-hour battery life, thanks to the A8X chip's energy-efficient design.
Touch ID
Your fingerprint is the perfect password. You always have it with you. And no one can ever guess what it is. Apple's Touch ID technology uses a unique fingerprint identity sensor to make unlocking your iPad easy and secure. Just put your finger on the Home button to unlock your iPad. Touch ID is capable of 360 degree readability, so no matter how you're holding it - portrait, landscape, or anything in between - your iPad knows who you are.
802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
With more than twice the Wi-Fi performance, thanks to the 802.11ac antenna and MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output) technology, the iPad Air 2 can reach download speeds of up to 866 Mbps. With dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi and MIMO, that's more than double the data rate of the previous-generation iPad Air. So now when you want to download a movie, share photos or documents with AirDrop, or just browse the web, your connection is faster than ever.
FaceTime HD Camera
With FaceTime video calls on iPad Air 2, your conversations look better than before. Make a video call over Wi-Fi and see (or show) every expression on the display. The FaceTime HD camera features a backside illuminated sensor, which brightens up your FaceTime chats, selfies, and group Photo Booth shots, even in low-light situations. The camera records 720p HD video and 1.2MP photos, and features an f/2.2 aperture, auto HDR, face detection, burst mode, exposure control, and timer mode.
8-Megapixel iSight Camera
The 8-megapixel iSight camera on the Air 2 was designed to help you capture all of life's moments at a moment's notice. Use the Retina display as an easy viewfinder to frame the perfect shot. Quickly swipe between capturing stills or 1080p Full HD video at 30 fps. Every time you shoot, the image processor in the A8X chip works with the camera to make the adjustments necessary to make your picture as great as it can be.

The iSight camera's five-element autofocus lens features an f/2.4 aperture, hybrid infrared filter, backside illumination, face detection, exposure control, panorama mode (up to 43MP), burst mode, tap to focus, geotagging, and timer mode. When producing videos, you can record in 120 fps slo-mo or make time lapses to speed up or slow down the action. Video recording is also enhanced by image stabilization, face detection, 3x video zoom, and geotagging.
iCloud
iCloud automatically makes sure you always have the latest versions of your most important things, like documents, apps, notes, and contacts, on whatever device you are using, even a PC. It lets you easily share photos, calendars, locations, and more with friends and family. And with Find My iPhone, it helps you find your device if you lose it. iCloud also backs up and secures your files, account names, passwords, and credit card numbers. Your iCloud account comes with 5GB of storage, free.
Siri
Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, check the latest scores, and more. Ask Siri to complete tasks just by holding down the Home button and talking. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean and even responds to you.
AirPlay
AirPlay functions off of the wireless capabilities of the iPad Air 2 and allows you to seamlessly watch or listen to your content on your HDTV. When connected to the same wireless network, content can be controlled from the iPad and ported through or watched on auxiliary devices.
Audio Playback
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
  • 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
  • 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, 48 kHz, 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, 48 kHz, 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, and PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.
    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, and Vietnamese.
    QuickType Keyboard Support
    English (Australia, Canada, India, UK, U.S.), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
    QuickType Keyboard Support with Predictive Input
    English (Australia, Canada, India, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), and Thai.
    Siri Language Support
    English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), and Cantonese (Hong Kong).
    Dictation Languages
    English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Swedish, Turkish, Thai, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
    Definition Dictionary Support
    English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Thai, and Turkish.
    Bilingual Dictionary Support
    Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
    Spell Check
    English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, and Turkish.
    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; and .ics.
    Accessibility
    VoiceOver screen reader, Guided Access, Switch Control, support for playback of closed-captioned content, predictive text, keyboard shortcuts, Speak Screen, Safari Reader, AssistiveTouch, support for third-party keyboards, full-screen zoom magnification, larger type, bold text, increase contrast, reduce motion, on/off labels, invert colors, left/right volume adjustment.
    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, Newsstand, Photo Booth, and Podcasts.
    Free Apps from Apple
    iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iTunes U, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends, Remote, and Trailers.
    Location Features
    Digital compass, Wi-Fi, iBeacon microlocation.
    In the Box
    Apple 128GB iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi Only, Space Gray)
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Apple iPad Air 2 specs

    Performance
    Operating System iOS
    Chipset Apple A8X
    CPU ARM 64-Bit Tri-Core
    Coprocessor M8: Motion
    Storage Flash 128 GB
    Sensors Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprint, Gyroscope
    Display
    Panel Type IPS LCD
    Touchscreen Technology Capacitive
    Size 9.7"
    Aspect Ratio 4:3
    Native Resolution 2048 x 1536
    Pixel Density 264 ppi
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 1x Lightning
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    2x Integrated Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone
    Flash Media Slot None
    ExpressCard Slot None
    Communicationseeqetdwqxtwuywutruraywwcdwdwtxeruzzcdf
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0  
    Resolution 1.2 MP / Video: 1280 x 720p
    Aperture f/2.2
    Resolution 8.0 MP - Photo: 3264 x 2448 / Video: 1920 x 1080p 30 fps
    Aperture f/2.4
    Focus Type Contrast-Detect Autofocus
    Rear Camera Flash No
    General
    Keyboard Virtual
    Battery Built-In Lithium-Polymer Providing up to 10 Hours per Charge (27.3 Wh)
    Temperature Operating
    32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C)
    Storage
    -4 to 113°F (-20 to 45°C)
    Humidity: 5 - 95%
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.6 x 9.4 x 0.2" / 167.6 x 238.8 x 5.1 mm
    Weight 0.96 lb / .44 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.9 x 7.1 x 1.7"

    Apple iPad Air 2 reviews

    128GB iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi Only, Space Gray) is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 327.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Continues the traditon (good and bad) Purchased to replace my 4.5 year old iPad 3 (the first version with retina display). The upgrade was well worth the bother. iPad Air 2 has a much faster processor, making tasks that had become irritatingly slow on my old device a breeze on the new one. Display, as always, is brilliant. Why not five stars? First, Apple's continued insistence on a hardware monopoly pricing -- refusing to provide for user incremented RAM via a micro-SD card. Second, it's time to provide for user calibration and color management of the display. Some of use the iPad as a repository for fine art photography and want precise color management to go with the otherwise brilliant display.
    Date published: 2016-08-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from a well designed apple product with a few minor glitches I'm now a 'full' Apple family with an iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and 15 MacBook Pro.with the exception of a couple of program glitches causing hangups, these are excellently designed devices, albeit a bit steeply priced. Not surte if this is the case, but it seems that both the 128Gb iPad and iPhone have some snags, it could be software conflicts that are creating it, but having spent 2 hours with a Apple 'Genus' the problems are not fully resolved. I do like the ability to integrate all my devices, and as a family the ability to keep us all on the same page. Unless you can assure yourself of never dropping your iPad I'd strongly suggest purchasing a case for protection.
    Date published: 2015-05-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great device Good device, got it at a deal using apple insider code. It is thin and light even with an otterbox defender case on it. It's nice to have a large capacity iPad. I'm use to an iPad mini and the iPad Air 2 seems so much bigger. This was over 250$ cheaper than the new iPad Pro 9.7. I prefer this because I have no use for the apple pen or a 12 mo camera on a iPad
    Date published: 2016-05-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product - Excellent Service by B&H This is my second I-Pad and like the first one, which I've given to my daughter, this I-Pad has operated flawlessly. I use my I-Pad primarily for reading online newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, digital books via Kindle App, and some online surfing although I'm not a real safari fan. The I-Pad is very fast and easy to use. I use my I-Phone as the hot spot to provide wifi / web access when I'm away from other wifi providers and this works very well. B&H provided a excellent competitive price, the I-Pad was promptly delivered as advertised, and I'm very pleased both with the device and B&H. I would shop with B&H again without any reservation.
    Date published: 2017-01-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price! I use my iPad in my business daily. Finding one at a reasonable price with lots of memory/storage was my goal and B&H met all of my criteria. Great price, prompt delivery, and well wrapped. We were out of town when it was delivered by UPS. Before my neighbor could get over to put it in the house, we got 2 of rain in 30 minutes. It was left on the ground by the front door. The outer box was soaked but thankfully your packing people had securely wrapped the box in bubble wrap!! Catastrophe avoided!!! I will be purchasing from your company again!
    Date published: 2016-08-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this iPad! This iPad is so easy to use and so fast. The colors are brilliant. Some new features were added, like keychain. I like it. The battery life is really good. I use it all day without recharging. and I use this iPad for games. I don't think I will need to upgrade for quite awhile. I would recommend this product as a great upgrade to a mini or regular iPad. I also bought the 128gb. But with all the iCloud storage it really isn't needed if you have a wifi connection. The fingerprint connection is easy to use and easy to install. Just a touch of your finger and your in. What a great feature. I couldn't be happier with my purchase.
    Date published: 2015-03-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product/Great experience! I had never heard of B&H before, but found them online after searching for a new iPad. They had the absolute best pricing. I was skeptical, but in the end, I couldn't be happier! Not only did they have the best deal, but they were quick & everything was perfect! The iPad came brand new & is just as expected. It's super lightweight & thin. I've bounced between apple and other companies several times. Apple is pricier, but this was a solid reminder of why. It is quick and intuitive. The only thing I don't love is the camera, but it's not bad & certainly not a deal breaker. Highly recommend the product & the company! I will definitely be looking to B&H for future purchases!
    Date published: 2017-01-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great work tool So far this is one of the best items I have ever bought. I am a scuba diving instructor and student materials are now moving on to the digital age and now books can be downloaded onto tablets. Having this and the books helps me be up to date and have the latest teaching techniques. With the Pages, Keynote, and Numbers programs I can make documents when I am away from my computer with little issues. I highly recommend this item. I am a stranger to Apple products, but it is quite easy to learn the system. Also recently having purchased a Macbook Air, I now have everything across the devices I use for work.
    Date published: 2015-12-08
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