Apple's iPad Air 2 & iPad Mini 3 Up For Grabs In India

Apple’s two new iPads – The iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3 have finally hit the stores today. These products were live on Flipkart and Infibeam for pre-orders a week before. To purchase it from a retailer near to you, you can use the Apple Store Finder to find the shops. Apple will also continue to sell it online through it’s e-commerce partner sites like Flipkart and Infibeam. Flipkart is offering next-day delivery on iPads for for a shipping fee of Rs.90 but if you order it from their mobile app, you can avail free shipping to selective cities. Inifibeam is offering next day free shipping across India.

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The higher end iPad Air 2 comes in two different variants: The Wi-Fi and the Wi-Fi + 3G model. The prices for the iPad Air 2 starts from Rs.35,900 which is a 16 GB Wi-fi model, the 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model is for Rs.45,900. The 64 GB Wi-Fi model is for Rs.42,90, the 64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G is priced for Rs.52,900. And the 128 GB Wi-Fi model is for Rs.59,900 and the 128GB Wi-fi + 3G model is for Rs.59,900.

Similar to the iPad Air 2, the iPad Mini 3 also comes in the two variants i.e the Wi-Fi version and the Wi-Fi + Cellular. The 16 GB version is for Rs. 28,900, the 64 GB is priced for Rs. 35,900, and the 128 GB is for Rs. 42,900. The Wi-Fi + Cellular ones are for Rs.38,900 for the 16 GB, Rs. 45,900 for the 64 GB and Rs. 52,900 for the Rs.128 GB.

The iPad Air 2 which weighs less than a half a kilogram, features an improved Retina display along with enhanced contrast. Similar to iPhone 5S, it also has a Touch ID fingerprint sensor button and gold colour option. The iPad Air 2 is 18% thinner than its predecessor and measures just 6.1 mm making it the world’s thinnest tablet. It also sports an upgraded camera of 8MP iSight primary camera and a 1.2MP facetime HD camera. The rear camera can shoot 1080p photos and slow motion videos. While the iPad Air 2 comes loaded with a lot of improvements over its predecessor, the new iPad mini 3 has not gone through that many upgrades. In fact it is almost same to the iPad mini 2 but only with the addition of the Touch ID fingerprint sensor and an option of gold colour.