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Apple iPad Air 6 2024

Specifications

Apple iPad Air 6 2024
Apple iPad Air 6 2024 (iPad Air Series)
Processor
Apple M2 8 x 2.4 - 3.5 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
8 GB 
Display
10.86 inch, 2360 x 1640 pixel 265 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, native pen support, Liquid Retina Display, IPS, HDR, 60 Hz
Storage
128 GB NVMe, 128 GB 
, 111 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.1 Gen2, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: compass, acceleration, barometer
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.3
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.1 x 247.6 x 178.5 ( = 0.24 x 9.75 x 7.03 in)
Battery
28.93 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Apple iPadOS 17.5
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (ƒ/1.8)
Secondary Camera: 12 MPix (ƒ/2.4)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, USB cable, info material, iPad OS, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
462 g ( = 16.3 oz / 1.02 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
699 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 85.2% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 95%, features: 68%, display: 80% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Apple iPad Air 6 2024

90% Apple iPad Air 11 (2024) Gen 6 review - The powerful Apple tablet with an identity crisis | Notebookcheck
The new Apple iPad Air gets to benefit from the Apple M2 as well as the Pencil Pro—apart from this, its differences compared to the 5th generation are limited. In this review of the iPad Air 6, you can read about why the new 2024 release of the iPad Air continues to lack that pro feeling, and why Apple may want to rethink its product names.
80% 11-inch iPad Air M2 review: Solid but unexciting mid-ranger
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The lower entry-level price, the increased basic memory capacity of 128GB, and the front camera on the long edge are all pleasing upgrades for this generation of Air. The fact that the iPad has also been given the next chip up, the M2, is also welcome. However, it would have been nice if the display of the 11-inch iPad Air had been just as bright as that of its big brother.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple iPad Air (M2, 2024) review: new junior iPad is no slouch
Source: Creative Bloq English
I really liked this model. I’ve never owned or even considered an iPad Air in the past as I always found them compromised for more professional 3D work, but this model has changed my mind. All these newer iPads are very capable for painting and drawing in most cases but this one handles the digital sculpting with ease. The M2 and 8GB or RAM make a massive difference and you really need to take time to see if you really need the extra oomph of an iPad Pro. For non-artists, this is the sweet spot for you between cost and functionality. Powerful enough and not as eye-watering on the price front. Lots of bells and whistles including the features that come with the new iPad Pencil Pro. A better option than the iPad Pro for lots of people but it might still be lacking for heavy hitters.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/12/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
The best iPad Pro is the iPad Air!
Source: Patrick Rambles English
Which M4 iPad Pro should I get? after comparing the M2 iPad Air vs M4 iPad Pro, I am convinced that the M2 iPad Air is the best iPad Pro for most people. Hear me out
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/08/2024
80% iPad Air (2024) review: the iPad most people should buy this year
Source: Digital Trends English
I opened this review by saying I love the iPad Air (2024), and I really do. It’s a brilliant tablet that does absolutely everything I want, including replacing my laptop, provided I’m not doing anything too intensive. Considering the big jump in price to get the M4 iPad Pro and that the 10th-generation iPad is now more than two years old, the iPad Air (2024) seems to be the iPad for everyone this year. It is, but it’s also not an iPad you should upgrade to if you already have an iPad Air or iPad Pro from the last five years. It still doesn’t have a 120Hz screen and the M1 chip used in the old Air tablets is still hugely powerful. The last iPad Pros also use the M2 chip, even the 4th-generation iPad Air supports the Magic Keyboard, and they all run the same software.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
iPad Air (2024) review: Apple's M2 tablet is even better than my $1,200 Android
Source: Zdnet.com English
After testing the latest iPad Air, the biggest reason to upgrade from an older model is the larger 13-inch size option. What was once an iPad Pro benefit has now come downmarket to a price tier that's much more accessible. I also feel confident recommending existing users, including those who own the 2022 model, to hold off on upgrading. Besides the larger screen configuration, there's no generational difference between this year's iPad and the one from two years ago.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2024
85% Apple iPad Air 2024 review: One of the best ever
Source: India Today English
When I was testing the iPad, my father asked me who the iPads are for. What is their purpose, and can people actually use them for their office work? To answer who should buy the iPad Air, addressing my father's questions is a great way to start. If you can do all or most of your work on your phone, then an iPad is a bigger, better, and more powerful canvas to get your work done. However, if you need a laptop for your office work, the answer is no. Do not see the iPad as a replacement for your laptop. Apple doesn't want that either. I believe it is intentional that the iPad runs on iPadOS, which is iOS on steroids, and not macOS. So, who should buy the iPad? If you want an on-the-go device for entertainment, collaborative work, or basic edits, then the iPad Air can be a very handy companion.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2024
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% Apple iPad Air (2024) Review
Source: PC Mag English
The $599 Apple iPad Air is an excellent tablet for people who want more performance than the standard iPad offers but who don't need all the power of the iPad Pro. The M2 processor means it can handle advanced creation apps, the plentiful storage makes it more capable for larger projects, the reconfigured cameras help with video chats, and it's compatible with the best version of the Apple Pencil for artists. All this makes the iPad Air an Editors' Choice winner for students and creators who need an intermediate tablet for work and play. Professional artists and digital creators should still consider the iPad Pro for its advanced power and capabilities, while casual users who only expect to surf the web, enjoy social media apps, and stream media can save a considerable amount of money on the standard iPad.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/25/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

90% Apples Preis-Leistungs-Wunder
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
81% Apple bietet mehr Auswahl, verzichtet aber auf ein wünschenswertes Upgrade
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/25/2024
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 100% features: 80% display: 70%
93% Apple iPad Air 11 (2024) im Test: Dicht am Pro, aber viel günstiger
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2024
Rating: Total score: 93%
altes Pro, neues Air – mit einigen Schwächen
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/16/2024
93% Apple iPad Air 11 (2024) im Check: Schneller und günstiger
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2024
Rating: Total score: 93%
Apple Ipad Air 11″ M2 2024 · Ventajas Y Desventajas (Lo Mejor Y Lo Peor)
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful M2 processor; compact size; light weight; 128GB ROM; good accessories. Negative: Average battery life; no charger included.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2024
Apple Ipad Air M2 2024 (11″) · Análisis De Primeras Impresiones
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Modern design; nice display; decent processor; good webcam. Negative: No charger included; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2024
4 nâng cấp trên iPad Air 6 khiến người dùng ấn tượng nhất
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; nice selfie cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/21/2024
Đánh giá iPad Air 6 2024: Mẫu iPad đáng mua nhất của Apple trong năm nay
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; premium design; good ergonomics.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/11/2024

Comment

Apple M2 10-Core GPU: Integrated graphics card offering 10 cores (depending on the model) designed by Apple and integrated in the Apple M2 SoC. According to Apple 25% faster with a slightly higher power consumption compared to the M1 GPU with 8 cores. The TDP is rated at 15W, in our tests the GPU needed 13.5W under load.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


M2: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a 8 CPU cores (4 performance cores with up to 3.5 GHz and 4 efficiency cores at up to 2.4 GHz), 16 + 4 MB Level 2 cache and unified memory controller that supports up to 24 GB LPDDR5-6400 (100 GB/s). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.86":

This is a standard display format for tablet computers or small convertibles. You see more on the screen than on a smartphone but you can't use big resolutions well. On the other hand, mobility is not a problem.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Apple: Apple is a US company founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the company is known for its innovative products such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, and manufactures computers and consumer electronics as well as operating systems and application software. Apple is also a leading provider of software and services such as the App Store, iTunes and iCloud.

Apple has earned a reputation as a company that focuses on design and ease of use. As for their notebooks, they are mostly in the high-priced segment, have their own operating system, but also run Windows on the newer Macbooks.

Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world and has a loyal following of customers and fans. The company also has a strong presence in the entertainment industry, with services like Apple Music and Apple TV+. In 2023, Apple had an approximate 8% market share of global PC sales, ranking it 4th after Lenovo, HP, and Dell.


85.2%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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