Apple iPad Air 2 Specifications and information
|Apple iPad Air 2 alternatives |
|As you may expect this iteration of the Air is thinner and lighter than it's forebear. The enhanced retina display has taken previous iPad displays of three layers and eliminated the gaps hopefully giving more vivid colours and less internal reflection. The performance of the 64 bit A8X cpu that comes with an M8 motion coprocessor provides up to 40% improvement according to Apple. Security is from the fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button, Apple call this Touch ID. The front camera is 1.2MP and the rear iSight 8MP, the wifi is 802.11 ac which theoretically give up to 866 Mbps. The device comes in three colours and 16, 64 or 128GB storage and up to 10 hour battery life.|
|Dual band wifi (HT80 with MIMO).
Display 264 ppi.
iBeacon micro-location. The cellular model has assisted GPS and GLONASS.
Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh battery.
Comes in a choice of silver, space grey or gold.
Video up to 1080p @ 30fps.
In the UMPC database since 10-06-2015:
Apple iPad Air 2 Specifications
|Model name||iPad Air 2||CPU||ARM Cortex A8|
|CPU speed||1500 Mhz|
|Graphics||PowerVR SGX specs|
|Display Size||9.7" 2048 X 1536||Screen Type
|Battery capacity||32.4 Wh|
|Weight (Minimum)||437gm / 0.96 pounds|
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
|Wireless Interfaces||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
Camera 8MP Auto-Focus
Front and rear cameras
USB 2.0 cable
|Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)|
|GPS||*Specifications can vary|
Apple iPad Air 2 alternatives
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 LTE, 9.7 inch, 392 grams (0.86 lbs)|
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 LTE has a fab super-AMOLED hi-res 2048x1536 pixel 9.7 inch display with a 4:3 ratio, essentially a larger version of the 8.0 inch Tab S2, it is still lightweight and has the same slight frame of 5.6mm. You get Samsung's multtasking split screen interface and a fingerprint scanner. The 8MP camera has a notable f1.9 aperture.
|Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A20, 10.1 inch, 520 grams (1.15 lbs)|
The Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A20 has slip-proof anti-fingerprint casing, Mediatek MT8127 quad core processor, a lowish res screen of 1280x800, no adware is promised. It has a sleek and compact aluminium back cover and an IPS display.
|Teclast X98 Pro, 9.7 inch, 510 grams (1.12 lbs)|
The Teclast X98 Pro is a 9.7 inch Windows 10 tablet with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and you can put in up to 64GB of SD card storage. Teclast is a Chinese device maker that's been offering low-cost Android tablets for a few years, and inexpensive Windows models since 2014. This will be one of the company's first to ship with Windows 10 as well as one of the first to feature an Intel Cherry Trail processor and is the successor to the Teclast X98 Air.
|Onda V975W, 9.7 inch, 495 grams (1.09 lbs)|
The Onda V975W is a 9.7" tablet based on Intel's BayTrail Atom Z3735F processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. The 9.7" multitouch IPS screen has a resolution of 2048x1536 pixels. Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi b/g/n are rather standard and we would have liked to see 5GHz WiFi band. The tablet has the same aspect ratio and screen resolution as the iPad air.
|Onda V891w, 8.9 inch, 415 grams (0.91 lbs)|
The Onda W891 is a 8.9" tablet based on Intel's BayTrail Atom Z3735F processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. The 8.9" multitouch IPS screen has a resolution of 1920x1200 pixels. Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi b/g/n are rather standard and we would have liked to see 5GHz WiFi band.
|Odys Wintab 9 Plus 3G, 8.9 inch, 487 grams (1.07 lbs)|
9-inch Windows tablets are growing in popularity and this low-cost OEM product under the Odys brand is a good example of how the segment is panning out with high-resolution screens. This model doesn't come with a keyboard dock or case.
|Lenovo Thinkpad 8, 8.3 inch, 430 grams (0.95 lbs)|
The Lenovo Thinkpad 8 (upgradeable to Windows 10) uses the high-end Baytrail-T platform from 2014 and takes the specs to the max possible. FullHD screen and 128GB SSD is more than you'll find on the consumer Baytrail-T products and, even in 2018 and 2019, allow the tablet to remain usable. Windows 10 upgrade is no problem at all.
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