thinner apple iPad air 2 and iPad mini 3 features touch ID fingerprint sensors
 
thinner apple iPad air 2 and iPad mini 3 features touch ID fingerprint sensors
oct 16, 2014

thinner apple iPad air 2 and iPad mini 3 features touch ID fingerprint sensors

thinner apple iPad air 2 features touch ID fingerprint sensor and 8MP camera
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apple has introduced the iPad air 2, the thinnest and most powerful tablet released by the cupertino-based tech giant. now just 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than 450 grams, the slimmed down device boasts an improved retina display for enhanced contrast and richer, more vibrant colors, and better cameras for taking crisp photos and videos. available in gold, silver and space gray, the iPad air 2 also incorporates touch ID fingerprint sensors, so users can unlock their iPad with the tap of a finger and make purchases easily and securely within apps and with the newly released ‘apple pay’ payment system.

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engineered for unmatched portability and ease of use, iPad air 2 offers a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum for durability and a solid feel. the improved retina display features a fully-laminated design that brings images and content closer to the user’s fingertips, resulting in an even more personal and intimate experience. a custom-designed anti-reflective coating reduces glare by 56 percent for a clearer display in the office, the classroom or outdoors. 

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iPad Air 2 is powered by the new apple-designed A8X chip, which delivers a 40 percent improvement in CPU performance and 2.5 times the graphics performance of its predecessor and still delivers the up to 10-hour battery life. the tablet also includes the M8 motion co-processor that gathers motion data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and an all-new barometer which senses air pressure to provide relative elevation.

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innovations to the iSight and facetime HD cameras enable better photos and videos, with an 8 megapixel sensor and advanced optics helping snap rich and detailed images. new features such as the panoramic function takes photos in resolutions to up to 43 MP, boasts time-lapse, slo-mo capabilities and 1080p HD video. the facetime HD camera now captures over 80 percent more light than the iPad air’s camera, and includes burst mode as well as options of taking HDR stills and video. apple-iPad-air-2-designboom05

the iPad air 2 delivers faster connectivity with 802.11ac Wi-Fi using multiple-in-multiple-out (MIMO) technology apple-iPad-air-2-designboom04
the new iPad comes with iOS 8.1 including ‘continuity’ features across iOS 8 and OS X yosemite

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the iPad mini line has also been updated to include the iPad mini 3 with touch ID fingerprint sensors, which includes a 7.9 inch retina display, A7 chip, 5 megapixel iSight camera, facetime HD camera and quick wireless connectivity.

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