Apple iPad Air, Apple A7, iOS 7, 9.7", Wi-Fi, 128GB, Space Grey

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Product information

With its all new design, the iPad Air is packed with advanced technology, yet, somehow, thinner and lighter than ever before. It features a 9.7-inch Retina display, 64-bit A7 chip and ultra-fast wireless, with access to over 500,000 of your favourite apps directly from the app store.

All-new design
iPad Air has been carefully crafted to deliver a sleeker, thinner iPad without compromising on technology. It’s just 7.5mm thin and weighs less than half a kilo, with the weight perfectly distributed to sit comfortably in your hands. An aluminium unibody ensures that the iPad Air feels solid yet light in your hand, while thinner bezels ensure that the astounding Retina display takes your focus. The familiar Home, volume, Sleep/Wake buttons and Side Switch are wonderfully refined and durable thanks to their metallic construction.

Smooth performance
Combining Apple’s new 64-bit A7 chip and M7 coprocessor in the iPad Air gives you more speed and performance to do what you want, without compromising on battery life. The A7 allows apps and games to run faster and respond quicker, with superior support for more detailed graphics and visual effects, comparable to those only previously seen on desktop computers and games consoles. The 64-bit architecture supports both the older apps that you love as well as newer, more robust apps that make more possible on an iPad Air. The M7 coprocessor measures motion through the gyroscope, accelerometer and compass, to enable apps to give you a better experience on the go. This allows iPad Air to maintain the same great battery life that you expect from an iPad.

iOS 7- a new perspective
iPad Air will arrive in your hands with iOS 7 installed. iOS 7 has been redesigned with a beautiful new look, easy-to-use interface, amazing features and improved security. Smarter multitasking, Control Centre and AirDrop combined with iCloud makes using an iPad even simpler than ever. And with apps like iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote included, you’re in a better position than ever to enjoy the best of iPad.

Details that matter
The astonishing 9.7-inch Retina display comprises of 3.1 million pixels at a resolution of 2048x1536, displaying incredible detail in your photos and videos and ensuring that text looks sharp and well defined. The thinner bezel on iPad Air makes the display more prominent than ever, with images brought to life right in front of you thanks to an expansive colour palette.

Faster Wi-Fi
iPad Air features two antennas and MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple Output) technology to help you get the most out of your router and internet connection. MIMO combines with dual-band wireless, delivering download speeds that are potentially twice as fast as previous generations, reaching up to 300Mbps.

Capture it in HD
Dual cameras on iPad Air give you plenty to smile for. The front-facing FaceTime HD camera is great for online video chats, with a next-generation backside illuminated sensor with larger pixels helping to brighten your calls and selfies, even in low-light. On the back of iPad Air, a 5 megapixel iSight camera will help you snap your shot or full HD video at a moment’s notice, with the A7 processor making the adjustments needed to ensure a great picture or video automatically.

Accessories Included
USB to lightning adapter, USB plug
Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Up to 10 hours
Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
Yes - 4.0
Brand
Apple
Computer Support Helpline Information We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
Free 90 day computer support
Dimensions
H240 x W169.5 x D7.5 mm
Ethernet Port Information Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
NO
Finish
Space Grey
Graphics card Information Generate the images you see on your computer screen
PowerVR G6430
Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
Shared
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this will already be consumer by pre-installed data. A solid state drive has fewer moving parts so allows for a quicker start up as well as providing more security if your computer is dropped.
128GB
Headphone socket
YES
Location Services
NO
Memory (RAM) Information Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
1GB
Memory Card Slot Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
NO
Model name / number
ME898B/A
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
NO
Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
Apple iOS 7
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) Information The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
264PPI
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
Apple Lightning Port
Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
Dual-core Apple A7 with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor
Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
1.3GHz
Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
Gloss
Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
2048 x 1536 pixels
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
9.7"
Screen Type
LED-backlit Retina display with IPS technology
Sensors
Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope
SIM Card Type Information The size of SIM card required
Wi-Fi Only
Sound
Built-in speaker
Touch Screen
YES
Voice Recognition
YES- Siri
Webcam (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
1.2 megapixel FaceTime HD Camera
Webcam (rear-facing) Information A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
5 megapixel iSight Camera
Weight
469g
Wireless Display Information Allows wireless data streaming to a WiDi-enabled TV.
NO
Wireless networking
Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n; dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO

Delivery

Click & collect

Free Click & Collect from John Lewis and Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
284 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops
Free

Standard UK delivery within 5 working days

Free

Next, named or Saturday UK delivery.

£6.95

Next/named working day UK delivery pre-10.30am.

£9.95

Collect+ from a local shop from Tuesday - postcode exclusions apply for Collect+ deliveries

5000+ participating Collect+ shops
£3.00

International delivery not available

Returns

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, just return the products to us or to one of our shops. Unless faulty, we'd like this to be within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Depending on the type of product, you can make free returns via our shops, Royal Mail (or courier collection for large or heavy items), Collect+ or via MyHermes.

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Q & As

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Apple iPad Air, Apple A7, iOS 7, 9.7", Wi-Fi, 128GB 5 5 11 11
Superb product ! This is a great product which has transformed the way we check emails and communicate with our family. Plus the advice and service from John Lewis was, as usual, very good. 05 August 2014
The best The best service Delivered on time with a smile And with extended warranty Why go ant where else 17 June 2014
Excellent product This cost me a lot of money and I hope I did the right thing in buying the most expensive model. I thought better to have too much memory than not enough. I am new to Ipad but I managed to set it all up by myself and am using it for many things. Its beautifully made and I love it. It took me a long time to decide to get one now I wonder how I managed before. The third year warranty sold it for me as far as John Lewis is concerned. 30 May 2014
An example of excellence! A superb product from apple,super service from John Lewis. 20 May 2014
Excellent! Really useful product! Does exactly what I expected it to do. 30 April 2014
Excellent Product High quality product. I use it every day. It is easy for a novice like me. The click and collect service is brilliant. 23 April 2014
Love it Gave my 3rd generation to my parents and bought the Air instead. It means we can keep in contact via FaceTime and messenger , which they seem to prefer to phoning. The Air is lighter and slightly smaller, although the screen size is the same. My wife and I use it all the time and I don't know what we would do without it now. It's more convenient than a laptop and just so useful. We bought a 128 GB instead of the previous 32 GB as the memory was full, mainly with lots of photos and music. It's ok for my parents as we have deleted the music and they won't put so much on compared to us. For anyone who has not yet had an ipad I would say just go and buy one, you don't know how useful it is until you get one. My parents are 89 and 83 and they can use it, and they had never used a computer or tablet before. 21 January 2014
Excellent product The iPad air is perfect for both business purposes and general use. The smaller size of the tablet (without compromising screen size) makes it much easier to hold than the larger 3rd generation iPad. The new operating system is crisp and intuitive. I would unhesitatingly recommend this product. 06 January 2014
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Product code :

86060504

Colour :

Space Grey


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