Apple iPad Air 2 Benchmarks Show 2GB RAM, Triple-Core A8X CPU

By Anuj

Last week, Apple introduced its flagship tablet device, the iPad Air 2. Since then there have been multiple reports claiming to get the exact info around the A8X CPU.

Now, according to the website, the iPad Air 2 has 2GB of RAM. If true, this would mean that the latest iPad has more than 1GB of RAM, which would enhance its performance considerably compared to its predecessor.

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Apple iPad Air 2 Benchmarks Show 2GB RAM, Triple-Core A8X CPU


By comparison, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have dual-core processors inside, paired with 1GB of RAM. Both handsets come with A8 chipset.

When further invested, it is learnt that the iPad Air 2 boasts three cores running at 1.5GHz according to a benchmarking test. The benchmarks were first spotted by Gizmobic.

Though Apple hasn't revealed the exact specifications of the up-to-date A8X chipset, new benchmarks allegedly show the true horse power of the CPU. However, during the launch of the iPad Air 2, the company apparently told that the new chipset (A8X) is 40 % faster than the A7 processor found in the first iPad Air.

The iPad Air 2 will go on sale in select countries on October 22. The basic version, starts upwards of $499 or Rs. 30,500. In the meanwhile, Apple could launch its new iPad lineup in India later next month.

The new iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi only) model will cost Rs 35,900, Rs 42,900 and Rs 49,900 for the 16, 64 and 128GB variants. The cellular versions will cost Rs 45,900, Rs 52,900 and Rs 59,900 for the three native storage options, respectively.

Well the iPad Mini 3 starts at Rs 28,900, Rs 35,900 and Rs 42,900 for the 16, 64 and 128GB models. iPad mini 3 with Wi-Fi + Cellular versions have been priced at Rs 38,900, Rs 45,900 and Rs 52,900, respectively.


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