Is iPad Air 2 still worth buying?

The iPad Air 2 is still a very good tablet, but it’s no longer the best iPad you can buy. The iPad Air 2 is the sixth version of Apple’s 10in tablet in four years, so it’s easy to become indifferent to what is still a technical marvel. It’s also now the entry-level 9.7in iPad.

What is resale value of iPad Air 2?

A 64GB LTE iPad Air 2 is worth $270—considerably less than the $729 you most likely paid for it not long ago.

Is the iPad Air 2 still good in 2019?

The new iPad Air 2019 seems a worthy successor to the faithful workhorse that was the iPad Air 2. Upgrades to the processors, storage options and accessory support, plus that larger display, all make it possibly the best balance of cost and performance in the current iPad lineup.

Is the iPad Air 2 outdated?

The iPad Air 2 was discontinued on March 21, 2017, exactly one year after the first generation was discontinued….iPad Air 2.

iPad Air 2 in Space Gray
Discontinued March 21, 2017
Units sold 2 million
Operating system Original: iOS 8.1 Current: iPadOS 14.8, released September 13, 2021

How long can iPad Air 2 last?

In normal day-to-day use the iPad Air 2 lasts the advertised 10 hours. That included two hours of gaming, three hours of video streaming over Wi-Fi, and five hours of Wi-Fi web browsing, with some hours of standby in between. Screen brightness was set to around 60%, which we found to be adequate both indoors and out.

When did the iPad Air 2 come out?

The iPad Air 2 review, published in November 2015 and updated regularly since, follows. Editors’ note: On September 7, 2016, Apple gave a storage boost to its lineup of iPads, increasing the base storage capacity of the iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4 and iPad Mini 2 from 16GB to 32GB.

Is the iPad Air 2 a good tablet?

Error! The iPad Air 2 balances seamless ease of use, app abundance, and raw power in its ever-so-slender frame, continuing Apple’s reign atop the tablet heap. PCMag editors select and review products independently.

How big is the iPad Air 2 in inches?

The iPad Air 2 is super slim. At 9.4 by 6.6 by 0.24 inches (HWD) and 15.4 ounces, it’s the same height and width as the previous iPad Air ($389.99 at eBay) , and just a teensy bit thinner for bragging rights. It’s only 1.13 ounces lighter, but holding them both, you imagine that the Air 2 is noticeably lighter because it’s noticeably thinner.

Is the iPad Air 2 compatible with Smart Covers?

Apple’s existing $39 iPad Air Smart Covers fit the Air 2 just fine. More rugged or tighter-fitting iPad Air cases may not fit the Air 2, because the camera and volume rocker have both moved ever so slightly. Apple claims the iPad Air’s Wi-Fi is twice as fast as the previous model’s, with 802.11ac support running up to 866Mbps.