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Apple announced the iPad Air on October 22, 2013 alongside with the iPad mini with Retina display. This is the fifth-generation iPad which had thinner and lighter design. The first generation of iPad Air was released to the market on November 1, 2013, in space gray and silver colors.
The iPad Air has 64-bit Apple A7 processor with M7 coprocessor. It was first launch with iOS 7.0.3 but now it can be upgraded to the current operating system, iOS 9.2. The iPad Air has 1.4 GHz dual-core CPU, 1 GB LPDDR3 RAM memory, and has four internal storage options at its first launch, 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB flash memory. The 64 GB and 128 GB was discontinued.
The iPad Air has 9.7 inches (250 mm) 2,048 × 1,536 px color IPS display, (264 ppi) with a 4:3 aspect ratio, oleophobic coating, and PowerVR G6430 graphics. More detail on how to run iPad Air can be found at iPad Air Manual Guide and iPad Air Tutorial.
iPad Air Tutorial
The input of iPad Air includes multi-touch screen, headset controls, M7 motion co-processor, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, digital compass, and dual microphone. You can read the iPad Air Tutorial to understand more about how to maximize the use of iPad Air input.
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The iPad Air is also completed with 1.2 MP, 720p HD front camera, 5.0 MP AF rear camera along with iSight with Five Element Lens, Hybrid IR filter, video stabilization, face detection, HDR, ƒ/2.4 aperture. More detail on how to maximize the iPad Air camera is available at iPad Air Manual Guide.
On October 16th, 2014, the iPad Air 2 was announced alongside with the iPad mini 3. It has a new processor,Touch ID and a gold color option. The iPad Air 2 was released to the market a week after the official announcement.
The iPad Air 2 has thinner design than its predecessor but it has the same screen size and height. It has Apple A8X processor, 2 GB RAM, 8-cores PowerVR GPU, and uses Apple M8 motion co-processor. The iPad Air 2 is also completed with 8-megapixel (3264×2448) rear-facing camera with 10 fps burst mode and slow motion video at 120 fps, and front-facing FaceTime HD camera.
It ships with the iOS 8.1 operating system pre-installed and is now available for iOS 9 upgrade. It support all of iOS 9’s new features allowing the iPad Air 2 to use Slide Over, Picture in Picture and Split View. You can read the manual guide of iPad Air 2 to get more tips and tutorial on how to use the new features of iOS 9.