Apple on Thursday unveiled the new iPad Air 2 and it seems that the leaked specs we saw were spot-on, including the inclusion of the Touch ID fingerprint scanner, a gold color option, a stronger A8X processor, improved camera optics, and iOS 8.1.

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Courtesy of Apple’s website, here are the full specs for the iPad Air 2:

  • Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • A8X chip with 64‑bit architecture M8 motion coprocessor
  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/​ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • 8Mp iSight camera with an f/2.4 aperture
  • Slo-mo video at 120fps
  • Ships with iOS 8 and Apple Pay support
  • Touch ID, fingerprint scanning system
  • Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos, audio, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)

The iPad Air 2 will be available to customers for preorder on Apple’s website October 17th. It will go on sale next week and will be priced at $499 for the 16GB model, $599 for the 64GB model and $699 for the $128 GB model with your choice of finishes including gold, silver and space gray. You can read the entire Apple press release on the iPad Air 2 here, and get the full specs here.

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