According to Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, “iPad Air 2 has a new Retina display with anti-reflective coating, second generation 64-bit A8X chip, all-new iSight and FaceTime HD cameras, faster Wi-Fi and LTE wireless, and includes the revolutionary Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor.”
The iPad Air 2 is powered by the new Apple-designed A8X chip making it’s CPU performance 40% better and 2.5 times the graphics performance of iPad Air. The FaceTime HD camera now captures over 80 percent more light than iPad Air’s camera, and features burst mode as well as HDR stills and video.
The new iPads come with iOS 8.1 including Continuity features across iOS 8 and OS X® Yosemite to enable one’s Apple devices work together while Handoff lets one start an activity on one device and pass it to another and even make or receive calls from their iPad’s if their iPhone® is on the same Wi-Fi network.
Apple says th iPad mini line has been updated to include iPad mini 3 with Touch ID and iPad mini with Retina display, now called iPad mini 2 and starting at just $299. iPad mini 3 and iPad mini 2 both feature a stunning Retina display, amazing A7 chip, 5MP iSight camera, FaceTime HD camera and ultrafast wireless. iPad mini is available at $249.