Apple announces iPad Air 2. Thinnest iPad yet.



Apple has recently announced the iPad Air 2. Christened the world’s thinnest tablet, the iPad Air 2 is only 6.1mm thick. It is powered by Apple’s custom made-for-iPad A8X chipset and PowerVR G6430 GPU. The screen has the same resolution as its predecessor, but features a new anti-reflective coating, reducing reflections by up to 56%.

Other notable features include the TouchID fingerprint sensor, a F/2.4 8MP camera, and a second mic for stereo recording.

The iPad Air 2 is available in Space Gray, Gold and Silver. For the WiFi version, the 32GB model will retail for $499 (roughly P23,500), the 64GB at $599 (roughly P27,000) and the 128GB for $699 (roughly P31,500). The LTE versions will cost an additional $130.

iPad Air 2 specs:

  • 9.7 inch LED IPS display with scrath resistant glass and oleophobic coating (2048 x 1536)
  • 1.3GHz dual-core Apple A8X Cyclone CPU
  • PowerVR G6430 GPU
  • 1GB DDR3 RAM
  • 16/64/128GB of storage
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 1.2MP front camera
  • With LTE or WiFi only models
  • Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • iOS 8.1
  • 8,600mAh non-removable battery


Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.


  1. Ricky Horario Reply

    Apple is not yet done with their “Thinniest” technology… :3

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