Apple last week the new iPad Air presented and although the name change is obvious we put also the other important differences with the iPad 4 and iPad 2 yet agreed among themselves. The fourth generation will slowly disappear from the shops, while the iPad 2 will still be for sale. For this reason we compare the three tablets in the following table.Air
iPad vs. iPad 2: what is the difference
The main comparison is that between the iPad 2 and the iPad Air. The second generation iPad will remain on sale next year and the iPad Air is expected in stores on November 1. Both models run on the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 7, and feature a 9.7-inch display. But those are the main similarities because the rest are the big differences.
So the iPad 2 already two years old and therefore has some older hardware in the form of an Apple A5 processor, 512MB of RAM, a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels, up to 64GB of storage memory and Bluetooth 2.1. The iPad Air has a higher resolution of 2,048 by 1,536 pixels, runs on Apple’s new A7 processor, offers up to 128GB of storage memory and is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0. In addition, the cameras of the new model significantly improved.
The difference in design is also important. Apple has the iPad Air namely with an appearance that many similarities to the look of the iPad mini. The tablet is a lot slimmer and become lighter, and the bezel around the display is thinner. This makes the iPad 2 the less mobile version of the two. The price we must not forget, the iPad Air is from November 1 for sale for a price starting at 479 euros, while the iPad 2 is on sale for a suggested retail price of 379 euros. It should be said that the second generation is still only in a 16GB wifi-only and a 16GB wifi plus 3G version for sale.
Air vs. iPad iPad 4: the differences
Although iPad 4 slowly from the stores will appear, it is still interesting to put the differences. apart The main difference is in the appearance, as the name suggests. The iPad Air is a lot slimmer, lighter and smaller than its predecessor. In addition, under the hood replaced the Apple A6 processor for the A7 variant what better (graphics) to ensure performance. The price of the new iPad Air is equal to the price of the iPad 4.
All specifications and differences
|iPad 2||iPad 4||iPad Air|
|Display||9.7 inch||9.7 inch||9.7 inch|
|Technology||ips lcd||ips lcd||ips lcd|
|resolution||1024 x 768||2048 x 1536||2048 x 1536|
|Processor||Apple A5||Apple A6X||Apple A7|
|Storage Memory||16GB||16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB||16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB|
|Webcam||FaceTime HD (0.3MP)||FaceTime HD (1.2MP)||FaceTime HD (1.2MP)|
|Camera||0.7 megapixel||5 megapixel||5 megapixel|
|Wifi||Dual Band 802.11 a / b / g / n||Dual Band 802.11 a / b / g / n||Dual Band 802.11 a / b / g / n MIMO +|
|Bluetooth||2.1 + EDR||4.0||4.0|
|Dimensions||241 x 186 x 8.8 mm||241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm||240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm|
|Weight (FI)||601 grams||652 grams||469 grams|
|Weight (3G/4G)||613 grams||662 grams||478 grams|
|3G/4G||Yes / No||Yes / Yes||Yes / Yes|
|GPS||Yes (3G/4G-versie only)||Yes (3G/4G-versie only)||Yes (3G/4G-versie only)|
|Battery||10 hours (25W)||10 hours (42.5W)||10 hours (32.4W)|
|Connections||30-pin, 3.5mm jack||Lightning port, 3.5mm jack||Lightning port, 3.5mm jack|
|SIM||Micro SIM||Nano SIM||Nano SIM|
|Color||White or black||White or black||White / Silver or Grey / Black|
|Price||From 379 euro||From 479 euro||From 479 euro|
|Product page||Product page||Product page|
More information and all specifications can be found on the product page of the Apple iPad 2 , Apple iPad 4 and Apple iPad Air . In our database tablet you can compare the tablets with each other or with other brands of tablets.itself