New iPad Air 2 Announced, pricing & information

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Apple Australia has announcing this morning a brand new iPad Air – the iPad Air 2, available to order from tomorrow (October 18th).

Not only does the new iPad come in gold, a colour the iPhone has enjoyed for some years now but it’s also thinner – 18% thinner in fact down to 6.1 mm. Plus new cameras, faster performance plus finally Touch ID, which is currently on the iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus.

“iPad Air 2 is the thinnest and most powerful iPad ever. Touch ID gives iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 users a simple and secure way to unlock iPad with just the touch of a finger, plus the ability to authenticate within apps to better protect logins and data.”

What’s New

  • Thinner design (Just 6.1mm)
  • New Gold option (Space Grey, Silver and Gold)
  • Stunning new cameras
  • Touch ID
  • Faster performance in speed and graphics
  • 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB storage options


Australian pricing for the new iPad Air 2 is as follows:

  • 16 GB Wi-Fi: $619
  • 64 GB Wi-Fi: $739
  • 128 GB Wi-Fi: $859

With the Wi-Fi + Cellular models selling for:

  • 16 GB Wi-Fi+Cellular: $779
  • 64 GB Wi-Fi+Cellular: $899
  • 128 GB Wi-Fi+Cellular: $1,019

Release Date

The new iPad Air 2 can be purchased online from the Apple Online Store from October 18th.

About Ben

Founder and owner of Mac Prices Australia. Covering the latest news and announcements from Apple that is specific to Australia. I love design, technology, travel, and photography.

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