iPad Air (3rd generation)

iPhone8

Size and weight

Height: 250.6 mm (9.8 inches)
Width: 174.1 mm (6.8 inches)
Depth: 6.1 mm (0.24 inch)
Weight: 464 grams (1.02 pounds)

Camera

8-megapixel camera
ƒ/2.4 aperture
Five-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Backside illumination
Autofocus
Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)
HDR for photos
Exposure control
Burst mode
Tap to focus
Timer mode
Improved local tone mapping
Auto image stabilization
Photo geotagging

TrueDepth camera

7-megapixel photos
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting
Animoji and Memoji
Retina Flash
ƒ/2.2 aperture
Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
Smart HDR
Backside illumination sensor
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode

FaceTime HD camera

7-megapixel photos
ƒ/2.2 aperture
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
Backside illumination
Retina Flash
Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
Auto HDR for photos and videos
Backside illumination
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode

Apple Pay

Pay with your iPad using Face ID within apps and on the web

Audio calling

FaceTime audio
iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or cellular

Siri

Use your voice to send messages, set reminders and more
Use your iPad hands-free
Listen and identify songs

Microphones

Dual microphones for calls, video recording and audio recording

SIM card

Nano-SIM (supports Apple SIM)
eSIM

Capacity

64 GB
256 GB

Finish

Space Grey

Retina display

10.5-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display
2224-by-1668 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
Wide colour display (P3)y
True Tone display)
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Fully laminated display
1.8% reflectivity
Antireflective coating
500 nits brightness
Supports Apple Pencil

Chip

A12 Bionic chip with 64 bit architecture
Neural Engine
Embedded M12 coprocessor

Video Recording

1080p HD video recording
Slo mo (120 fps)
Time lapse video with stabilization
Video image stabilization
3x video zoom
Video geotagging

Cellular and wireless

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); simultaneous dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz); HT80 with MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0 technology
UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Gigabit-class LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71)
Data only
Wi-Fi calling
Bluetooth 5.0
eSIM

Video calling

FaceTime video
iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or cellular

Power and battery

Built‐in 30.2‐watt‐hour rechargeable lithium polymer battery
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‐Fi, watching video or listening to music
Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

Sensors

Touch ID
Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Ambient light sensor

Touch ID

Unlock iPad
Secure personal data within apps
Make purchases from the iTunes Store, the App Store and Apple Books
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Speakers

Stereo speakers