iPad Air 3 release date rumors may be for real as Best Buy slashes iPad Air 2 price by $125
There are telltale signs that the Cupertino based tech giant Apple is set to launch its next generation tablet iPad Air 3. If you are a longtime Apple observer you will realize the impending launch as the tech giant starts offering unusually high discounts on its existing iPad Air 2 version.
Latest reports suggest that the tech retailer Best Buy has slashed the price of iPad Air 2 by as much as $125. The company has made it very clear that discount applies to all available versions, including Wi-Fi and cellular and storage capacities. This means that the top selling version of the tablet namely 64GB iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi, priced around $599, is up for grabs for just $474.99 with free shipping. This is not enough and the original iPad Air and the iPad Mini 4 are available with a discount of $100.
There is no denying the fact that Apple iPad Air 2 is a great piece of work as it comes with a 9.70-inch screen with a resolution of 1536 pixels by 2048 pixels. It is more than a year since the launch of the existing iPad Air version. iPad Air 2 was launched in October last year and it has 2GB of RAM and is powered by 1.5GHz dual-core Apple A8X processor. The internal storage capacity of iPad Air 2 is 16GB but it cannot be expanded.
When it comes to snapper, the tablet comes with 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. The Apple iPad Air 2 weighs 437.00 grams and runs iOS 8.1. The iPad Air 3 will come with a 9.7-inch display with a 4k resolution and will have a 2GB to 4GB RAM. The upcoming device will be powered by an A9X processor and will have an 8 MP camera. International Business Times recently reported that iPad Air 3 will have a fingerprint scanner and will cost around $610.