Apple iPad Air

Specifications
Apple iPad Air
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  • 9.7" 1536x2048 pixels
  • 5MP 1080p
  • 1GB RAM Apple A7
  • 8820mAh Li-Po
Released November 2013 469g (Wi-Fi) / 478g (3G/LTE), 7.5mm thickness iOS 7, up to iPadOS 13.1.2 16GB/32GB/128GB storage, no card slot
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Supported LTE Networks
Versions: Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE); Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi, w/o GPS)

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2013, October
Status Available. Released November 2013
Body
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in)
Weight 469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (3G/LTE) (1.03 lb)
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches, 291.4 cm2 (~71.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~264 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Platform
OS iOS 7, upgradable to iPadOS 13.1.2
Chipset Apple A7 (28 nm)
CPU Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 16GB 1GB RAM, 32GB 1GB RAM, 64GB 1GB RAM, 128GB 1GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.4, 33mm (standard), AF
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 1.2 MP
Features face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video 720p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
Radio No
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass
 Siri natural language commands and dictation
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh battery (32.4 Wh)
Talk time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Misc
Colors Space Gray, Silver
SAR 1.18 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (body)    
Price About 350 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 1128 / Basemark X: 13597
Display Contrast ratio: 968:1 (nominal) / 2.504:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 67dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 76dB
Audio quality Noise -93.9dB / Crosstalk -89.9dB

User opinions and reviews

  • Reiko

In June 2019, Apple announced that it will drop support for the iPad Air with the release of iPadOS, along with its A7 cousins. iPad Air last update was 12.4.2 and it was released in September 26th 2019.

  • tom

no, ipad os will be available for ipad air 2 and later on september 24th

  • Sabbir

Is iOS 12.4 the final update for iPad Air?

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