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Apple iPad Air 2 - 6th Generation

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Product Description

Connectivity: Wi-Fi

Storage: 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB

Color: Gold / Silver / Space Gray

All refurbished iPad models include:

  • The same 1-year warranty as a brand new iPad
  • All manuals and accessories
  • A new battery and outer shell
  • A new white box

Features:

  • Originally released October 2014
  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • 9.7-inch Retina display
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera
  • FaceTime HD camera
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • A8X chip with 64-bit architecture
  • M8 motion coprocessor
  • 10-hour battery life
  • Smart covers (sold separately), instant on
  • Multi-Touch screen
  • .96 pound and 0.24 inch

Apple Certified Refurbished Products:

  • Quality products at great prices
  • Rigorous refurbishment process prior to sale
  • Covered by Apple’s one-year limited warranty This will open a new window.
  • Covered by Apple’s 14-day returns policy This will open a new window.
  • AppleCareThis will open a new window. product can be purchased
  • Engraving and gift wrap not available for refurbished products
  • Supplies are limited

System Requirements:

  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access

Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:

  • Mac: OS X v10.6.8 or later
  • PC: Windows 7; Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
  • iTunes 10.7 or later (free download from www.apple.com/itunes/download)

Environmental Requirements:

  • Operating ambient temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C), Non-operating temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C), Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing, and Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000m)
  • iPad Air 2 is designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact:
  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • Brominated flame retardant–free
  • PVC-free
  • Beryllium free
  • Recyclable aluminium enclosure
  • Power adapter that outperforms strictest global energy-efficiency standards
  • Speaker enclosures made with 30 percent post-consumer recycled plastic

So capable, you won’t want to put it down. So thin and light, you won’t have to. 

iPad Air 2 is an impossibly thin 6.1 millimeters. And it weighs less than a pound. So it’s even easier to hold in one hand and take with you anywhere.

Not just a thinner display. A better display. 

By fusing what had been three layers into one, we were able to make the Retina display even thinner. That also made the display better, with more vivid colors and greater contrast. And a new anti-reflective coating makes it the least reflective display of any tablet in the world.

Security based on a one‑of-a-kind design: your fingerprint. 

iPad Air 2 comes with our breakthrough Touch ID technology. With just one touch, it scans your fingerprint and instantly unlocks your iPad. It even lets you make secure purchases in iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store.

Two amazing cameras. Cleverly disguised as an iPad.

The new iSight camera in iPad Air 2 has advanced optics, an improved sensor, and a powerful Apple-designed image signal processor. There are also new features like panorama, time-lapse videos, slo-mo, and burst and timer modes. And the FaceTime HD camera has an all-new sensor and larger pixels for improved low-light performance.

Massive power. In its most minimal form. 

The A8X chip delivers better CPU and graphics performance than its predecessor. In fact, with its 64-bit desktop-class architecture, iPad Air 2 is as powerful as many personal computers. And yet it still gives you up to 10 hours of battery life.

Faster Wireless. Good things come to those who don’t wait. 

Wi-Fi on iPad Air 2 is fast - more than twice as fast as the previous generation. The Wi-Fi + Cellular model is equipped with faster, more advanced LTE technology. And you can choose from a variety of carriers and flexible short-term plans.

Apps designed for iPad. And everything you want to do with it. 

iPad Air 2 comes with powerful built-in apps that let you surf the web, check email, edit movies and photos, write documents, or read a book. And there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the App Store, all designed specifically for the larger Retina display.

iOS. The world’s most advanced mobile operating system. 

iOS is even easier to use with features like Control Center, AirDrop, and smarter multitasking. And because it’s designed for iPad, everything not only looks beautiful, it runs beautifully.

Technical Specifications:

Processor: A8X chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor

Display:

  • Retina display
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Anti-reflective coating

Power and Battery:

  • Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music1
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

Input/Output:

  • Home/Touch ID sensor
  • Lightning Connector
  • 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
  • Built-in speaker
  • Dual microphones
  • On/Off Sleep/Wake
  • Volume up/down

Audio/Video Calling:

  • Facetime
  • iPad Air to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi

Audio:

  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit

Sensors:

  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor

FaceTime HD Camera:

  • 1.2MP photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination
  • Auto HDR photos and videos
  • Improved face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode

iSight Camera:

  • 8MP iSight camera
  • Autofocus
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Backside illumination
  • Improved face detection
  • Exposure control
  • Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • Burst mode
  • Tap to focus
  • Photo geotagging
  • Timer mode

Video Recording:

  • 1080p HD video recording (30 fps)
  • Slo-mo (120 fps)
  • Time-lapse video
  • Video image stabilization
  • Improved face detection
  • 3x video zoom
  • Video geotagging

Touch ID: Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button

Wireless:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology

TV and Video:

  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos, audio, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
  • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 5.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Intelligent Assistant:

  • Siri3 - Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
  • Use hands-free
  • Listen and identify songs

Mail Attachment Support:

Viewable document types: .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics

Location:

  • Digital compass
  • iBeacon microlocation
  • Wi-Fi

Accessibility:

  • VoiceOver screen reader
  • Guided Access
  • Switch Control
  • Support for playback of closed-captioned content
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Full-screen zoom magnification
  • Larger type
  • Bold text, Increase contrast
  • Reduce motion
  • On/Off labels
  • Invert colors
  • Left/right volume adjustment

Size and weight:

  • Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)
  • Weight: 0.96 pound (437 g)
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Kamish L.
Aurora, IL
187 reviews
I use my iPad for everything. You can download Office and basically use it as a computer with a keyboard attachment. I like how it’s compact and easy to carry around as opposed to an actual laptop. I haven’t had any issues with it but I’ll probably end up buying an actual laptop for medical school.
Yelena L.
98 reviews
First impressions were amazing! This thing is so light it feels as though you are holding a magazine. I never had an issue with the weight until I compared the two and it was unbelievable. Of course if you've owned an Apple product setup was very easy and fast.
Lilly V.
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Stephanie S.
Spokane Vly, WA
405 reviews
The best iPad!!! They are so fast and has lots of memory so it'll hold so many things! Couldn't be better!!! I recommend this to anyone and all my friends get them!!!
Taylor E.
Metamora, IL
83 reviews
I love Apple and this! It’s so light and easy to take anywhere! I love the size...it’s just right. I never had any problems with it and it keeps charge pretty well. I would recommend it to other people it’s amazing!
Anabel G.
fresno,ca
79 reviews
This product is on the pricey side but it is worth it. Especially if you are a college student. You could use it for your personal need and then attach the key board and make it a laptop which comes in handy.
Chanelle C.
tx
223 reviews
Love these tablets I would definitely buy these for children especially for traveling comes in handy for anything would definitely recommend everybody getting this one
Brianna W.
Jonesborough, TN
125 reviews
I LOVED THIS IPAD UNITL ... I had this iPad for about a year and my charger port stop working. I plugged my iPad up to charge one day and the power pack became very hot. It was so hot it melted my piece that plugs in my iPad, causing my iPad to not hold a charge or charge. I contacted Apple and was told I was responsible for the repairs. Overall I loved my iPad, but wished apple would at least offer a better warranty plan for their products that cost a arm and a leg.
Becky D.
93 reviews
i had an IPAD 2 AIR it got stolen, loved it. however due to me having cancer and a ton of edical bills i cant afford one. i wold do anything to get another to make videos on it because my cancer is not curble and the i pad takes amazing photos and videos and i sould do my god bye videos ane reviews on this ipad air. i would love to have one and if anyne reading this could donate me one that would be amazing. if you havent bought one then yoi need too. i loved mine
Erica D.
Franklin, TN
27 reviews
This is my first iPad and I got it as a Christmas gift. So far, it has been all kinds of awesomeness! It is thin, light, FAST, and user friendly. My first task was to get a screen protector and a case. It's so slim and lightweight that I feel it needs protection. Great product and I can't wait to use it more for work and play!
krista b.
62 reviews
Does anyone have any issues with your camera? Ours seems to be very pixelated and blurry unless i am outside .
Linda P.
San Francisco, CA
141 reviews
How is the battery life on the iPad Air 2?
Simona C.
ottawa, ON
790 reviews
Does it make games fun to play nice photos too
Tasha B.
Detroit, MI
68 reviews
Which is better android or apple
Samantha C.
Baraga
119 reviews
How is the Internet connection when out & about? Wanting to upgrade my iPad but want to see what makes this one better than the others. How is sound quality?

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