The Apple iPad Air 1 is an elegant tablet that succeeds the much hailed iPad Air. The device enhances the much loved features that were seen on the previous generation device. What sets this tab apart from the crowd is that it is thin, light, yet immensely powerful. The tablet computer runs Apple’s advanced iOS 8 operating system that incorporates updated apps for messaging and photos. The state of the art space gray device comes set with a massive 9.7inch LED backlit IPS display in its super slim, lightweight frame. The screen is enhanced with Apple’s patented Retina technology, which effortlessly renders 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution images with 264ppi pixel density. An 8MP iSight camera set at the back of the device helps shoot stunning, lifelike images and videos with utmost ease.
The device also integrates a 1.2MP front facing FaceTime camera with which it is possible to engage in video calls or shoot selfies. The iPad Air 1 also comes fitted with an ultra responsive fingerprint scanner that instantly unlocks the tablet as soon as you place your finger on it. The scanner even sanctions secure purchases via Apple Pay. You can access Internet near wireless hotspots via its integrated WiFi. All these revolutionary features and many more are seamlessly powered by an advanced A8X chip with 64bit architecture with M8 motion coprocessor. The tablet’s Bluetooth 4.0 and high speed Lightning connector facilitate transfer of data in the blink of an eye. The device’s 128GB internal storage space easily stores all your data securely.
The iPad Air 1 continues Apple’s legacy in designing powerful devices that are thin and light. The entire unit is 18percent thinner than previous generation devices. It is astonishingly thin (just 6.1mm thick) and has an overall weight of 436g.
The iPad Air 1 is thin, thanks to a completely redesigned Retina display. Doing so made it even better; it now produces greater contrast with richer colors. Another highlight of the device is its anti reflective coating that makes the screen one of the least reflective displays.
The iPad Air 1 packs a lot of power in its thin frame. The tablet incorporates Apple’s new A8X chip that churns out an enhanced graphics performance. Its 64bit architecture makes the iPad Air 1 just as powerful as personal computers. The chip is also efficient when it comes to energy consumption. On a single charge, the tablet offers a 10 hour battery life, letting you play, work, surf and do more.
The iPad Air 1 features the same, acclaimed Touch ID technology that has been incorporated in the iPhone 5S, 6, and 6 Plus. The technology accurately scans your fingerprint and then unlocks the device, giving you an unprecedented level of security. You can even make secure payments on iBooks, iTunes, and the App Store via Apple Pay with Touch ID technology.
The iPad Air 1 features an enhanced FaceTime camera at the front, which lets you engage in crystal clear video calls. At the back is Apple’s advanced iSight camera, featuring improved sensor, advanced optics and a dynamic signal processor. Features like time lapse video, panorama, slo mo, and timer and burst modes are also available on the iPad Air 1. Both these cameras ensure all your videos, photos, selfies and video calls look astonishingly incredible.
The iPad Air 1 features revamped WiFi support that is twice as fast as the ones on previous generation devices. The technology helps you download movies, stream videos and more, faster that ever before.
The iPad Air 1 lets you download tons of apps for surfing, email, editing, writing and reading. It even lets you download numerous apps that are designed specifically for the tablet’s Retina display. Whatever be your liking, you can find an app for that on the Apple Store.
The iPad Air 1 comes installed with Apple’s iOS 8 operating system. This advanced OS offers many enhancements over previous generation operating systems. For example, you can start working on a project on iPad Air 1 and finish it on another Apple device with the Continuity feature. Or, you can share all your music, movies, apps, books and more with up to six people in your home using the Family Sharing feature. The tablet even lets you access iCloud Drive on which you can securely save all your documents and access them from any smart device. All these features work to perfection, thanks to the advanced iOS 8 that is installed on the iPad Air 1.
The iPad Air has to make do with a smaller battery than the 11560mAh behemoth found in the iPad 4 but Apple still claims 10 hours of web browsing. The new battery is a 32.4Wh unit compared to the 42.5Wh of the predecessor.
- Dual-core A7 64-bit 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) chip with M7 motion coprocessor
- PowerVR G6430 quad-core GPU
- 1GB of RAM; iOS 7.0.3 with iCloud support and activation
- 128GB of inbuilt storage
- 469 grams (478 grams for the Cellular version)
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