Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPad Air vs iPad 4: The Difference Lies Under The Hood! [Video]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) finally unveiled the much awaited new iPad with significant changes. After all the rumors the iPad Air is finally official and unlike the iPad 4, Apple has made the device more powerful but lighter and thinner to make it easy to carry along.

The new iPad Air sports a 9.7 inch Retina Display with narrow size bezel and rounded corners. In a way it is like a big brother to iPad Mini. It is also 28 percent lighter and 20 percent thinner than its predecessor. In the next few hours you may experience the internet flooded with similar content about the iPad Air but on dazeinfo we will give you an Apple-to-Apple comparison between the iPad 4 and the iPad Air to help you choose between the two.

Apple iPad Air

iPad 4

iPad Air

Storage Variants

16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB

Price (Wi-Fi Only)

$499, $599, $699, $799

$499, $599, $699, $799

Price with LTE (4G)

$629, $729, $829, $929

$629, $729, $829, $929


9.7-inch, 2048×1536, 264 ppi


Dual-core A6X

64-bit A7

Rear Camera

5MP, ƒ/2.4 aperture

Video Recording


Front Camera

1.2MP photos, 720p video


Over Wi-Fi or cellular





Browsing time on cellular

Up to 9 hours

Browsing time on Wi-Fi

Up to 10 hours


9.50 inches (241.2 mm)

9.4 inches (240 mm)


7.31 inches (185.7 mm)

6.6 inches (169.5 mm)


0.37 inch (9.4 mm)

0.29 inch (7.5 mm)

Weight for Wi-Fi

1.44 pounds (652 g)

1 pound (469 g)

Weight for LTE

1.46 pounds (662 g)

1.05 pounds (478 g)




Black, White

Space Gray, Silver

However, it’s a little disappointing to see no improvement in battery backup which has become essential as people consume Rich Media content. Yesterday, Nokia also ventured into the tablet market with its first Tablet Lumia 2520 that provides an 11 hours battery backup which can be extended to 16 hours using the Power Keyboard.

The 16 GB WiFi version of the Apple iPad Air starts with $499 while the 4G LTE supported version from $629. Apple has confirmed that the device will be available in the market starting November 1.

Date of shipment for ipad

iPad Air Price

Besides, Apple has also reduced the price of iPad 2 to $399. It’s definitely going to a hit low price tablet market which is currently dominated by Samsung and Lenovo.

Here is a brief hands on video of the iPad Air.

Courtesy : The Verge!

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