While there were rumors regarding the launch of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 in India since October, there is confirmation that the tablets will be made available in the country on November 29.

As per an authorized Apple channel partner, the pre-bookings of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have already debuted via online retailers including Infibeam and Flipkart and it is claimed that the models will be available across the Apple authorized retail stores starting from November 29.

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When it comes to pricing, the iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi only model is priced at Rs 35,900, Rs 42,900 and Rs 49,900 for the 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB variants, whereas the iPad Air 2 cellular and Wi-Fi models are priced at Rs 45,900, Rs 52,900 and Rs 59,900 for the aforementioned configurations.

On the other hand, the iPad mini 3 will be priced at Rs 28,900, Rs 35,900 and Rs 42,900 for the 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB variants of the Wi-Fi only model. The cellular and Wi-Fi models of the miniature variant is priced at Rs 38,900, Rs 45,900 and Rs 52,900 for the respective models.

To refresh on the specifications, iPad Air 2 features a 9.7 inch 2048×1536 pixel display with anti-reflective coating. It is powered by the A8X processor teamed up with 2 GB of RAM. There is an 8 MP iSight camera, a 1.2 MP FaceTime camera and connectivity options such as Wi-Fi and TouchID sensor.

The iPad mini 3, on the other hand, boasts of a 7.9 inch display with similar resolution and makes use of a 64 bit A7 dual core processor and 1 GB of RAM. There is a 5 MP rear camera, a 1.2 MP front camera and a battery that is capable of lasting for up to 10 hours along with TouchID sensor.

Key Specs

Model Apple iPad Air 2 Apple iPad mini 3
Display 9.7 inch, 2048×1536 7.9 inch, 2048×1536
Processor A8X SoC Dual Core A7 SoC
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB 16 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB
OS iOS 8 iOS 8
Camera 8 MP/ 1.2 MP 5 MP/ 1.3 MP
Battery 10 hours 10 hours
Price Rs 35,900 onwards Rs 28,900 onwards