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[MacRumors] First iPad Air 2 Reviews: 'Ridiculously Fast', 'Vibrant Display', Thinner Profile Comes at the Cost of Battery Life

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Apple's iPad Air 2 is an entire millimeter thinner than the original iPad Air, and Apple has billed it as the thinnest tablet in the world. It offers a new A8X processor, Touch ID fingerprint support, an anti-reflective screen coating, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and an improved 8-megapixel rear camera.
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Assorted reviews at the source. Tri-core, 2GB of RAM... interesting...
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Assorted reviews at the source. Tri-core, 2GB of RAM... interesting...

They left out bends in your pocket. wink.gif
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I can't wait until we get them in at work. I got my first apple device, iphone 6, and love it. I'm really interested in this screen though...
 
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'Ridiculously Fast' ("Hardly upgraded processor!"), 'Vibrant Display' ("We didn't change the screen but turned the gamma up one setting!"), Thinner Profile ("We made the device .0002 mm smaller!")

 

"Innovation"

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Haters gonna hate, but the iPad is and has been the best tablet by far since its conception.
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Cannot wait! I have my ordered it will be here Thursday! 64gb Gold smile.gif
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Is A8 a full ARM processor,or does AMD have a finger in the pie also?
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Is A8 a full ARM processor,or does AMD have a finger in the pie also?
I thought all ARM processors use an iteration of AMD's graphics technology. I could be completely wrong though.
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I thought all ARM processors use an iteration of AMD's graphics technology. I could be completely wrong though.

Adreno graphics are from Ati's mobile Radeon chips, notice how it's just a rearrangement of the letters... ARMs graphics technology is the Mali gpus that Samsung licensed at one time, or still does?
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Adreno is made by Qualcomm now iirc
 
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