9.7-inch Retina display
Photos and videos look incredibly detailed and text is razor sharp on the stunning Retina display, which features over 3.1 million pixels — a million more than an HDTV.
iPad Air weighs just one pound, and it’s 20 percent thinner.2 But even though it’s extremely light, it has a refined aluminum unibody enclosure that feels solid and durable in your hand.
The A7 chip features a 64-bit desktop-class architecture, delivering up to twice the CPU and graphics performance compared to the previous generation—which enhances everything you do while still delivering incredible 10-hour battery life.
Now you can get up to 2x faster Wi-Fi performance using 802.11n with MIMO.3 And the Wi-Fi + Cellular model supports more LTE bands for fast connections the world over.
Powerful apps included
iPad comes with great apps for sending email, browsing the web, and making video calls. It also includes apps that let you do amazing things with your photos, movies, music, documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.
Over 475,000 apps on the App Store
No matter what you love to do, there’s probably an app for that. And because these apps are made specifically for iPad, they take full advantage of its advanced technologies.
iOS 8 comes with big updates to apps you use every day, like Messages and Photos. A whole new way to share content with your family. And exciting new connections between apps and between devices. All that and more make iOS 8 the biggest iOS release ever.