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Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 preorders kick off on Flipkart

We exclusively reported earlier this week that preorders for the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 was set to begin soon, before going on sale towards the end of this month. Almost on cue, Flipkart has s

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We exclusively reported earlier this week that preorders for the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 was set to begin soon, before going on sale towards the end of this month. Almost on cue, Flipkart has started taking preorders for the new iPads. Update: e-commerce site Infibeam too has started taking preorders for the iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3. 

All 18 variants of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 are up for preorders on Flipkart. As for availability, the e-commerce site says that the new iPads are going to release by the end of this month. This is in line with our exclusive report. Prices for the iPad Air 2 starts at Rs 35,900, while prices for the iPad mini 3 start at Rs 28,900.

To recap on the specifications, the iPad Air 2 features a 9.7-inch (2048×1536 pixels) display at a pixel density of 264ppi and anti-reflective coating. It is powered by an A8X processor paired with 2GB of RAM, and includes an 8-megapixel iSight camera, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime camera, connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11ac and support for up to up to 20 LTE bands, and TouchID sensor.

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As mentioned above, the iPad Air 2 is priced at Rs 35,900 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model, Rs 42,900 for the 64GB Wi-Fi model, and Rs 49,900 for the 128GB Wi-Fi model. The Wi-Fi + Cellular models, on the other hand, are priced at Rs 45,900 for the 16GB, Rs 52,900 for the 64GB variant, and Rs 59,900 for the 128GB variant.

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As for the iPad mini 3, it is but a minor update over last year’s iPad mini 2. It features a 7.9-inch (2048×1536 pixels) display, and is powered by a 64-bit A7 dual-core processor paired with M7 coprocessor and 1GB of RAM. It also includes a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front camera, a battery that is good enough to last 10 hours, and a TouchID sensor.

The iPad mini 3 is priced at Rs 28,900 for the 16GB Wi-Fi variant, Rs 35,900 for the 64GB variant and Rs 42,900 for the 128GB variant. The Wi-Fi + Cellular models are priced at Rs 38,900 for the 16GB variant, 45,900 for the 64GB variant, and Rs 52,900 for the 128GB variant.

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  • Published Date: November 22, 2014 11:32 AM IST
  • Updated Date: November 22, 2014 5:59 PM IST