iPad Air 2022

The Apple iPad Air 5th Generation (iPad Air 2022) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and currently sold by Apple since 2022 as part of the iPad Air series. The tablet has been introduced on March 8, 2022, released on March 18, 2022, and its price started at $599.

This version of iPad Air for the first time is powered by Apple Silicon and features a 3.2 GHz 8-Core Apple M1 processor, a 16-Core Neural Engine, 8-Core integrated Apple GPU, 8 GB of RAM, a 10.9″ Liquid Retina HD LCD IPS Display with True Tone, fingerprint identity Touch ID sensor built into the Sleep / Wake up button, Wi-Fi, 64 GB or 256 GB of flash memory, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual camera system; 12 Mpix Ultra wide front camera with Centre Stage, and rear 12 Mpix camera with 4K video recording capability, Smart Connector, Magnetic Connector, accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, digital compass, Apple Pencil 2nd Generation support, USB-C port, and an optional version with GPS, 5G data capability.

Today iPad Air 5th Generation is 20 months old!

iPad Air M1 2022
Source: apple.com ‚Äď iPad Air M1 2022

iPad Air M1 2022 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 8, 2022
ReleasedMarch 18, 2022
Model IdentifieriPad13,16
Model NumberA2588 (Wi-Fi)
A2589 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
A2591 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Order NumberMM9C3LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MM9L3LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MM9F3LL/A (64 GB Starlight Wi-Fi)
MM9P3LL/A (256 GB Starlight Wi-Fi)
MM9D3LL/A (64 GB Pink Wi-Fi)
MM9M3LL/A (256 GB Pink Wi-Fi)
MME23LL/A (64 GB Purple Wi-Fi)
MME63LL/A (256 GB Purple Wi-Fi)
MM9E3LL/A (64 GB Blue Wi-Fi)
MM9N3LL/A (256 GB Blue Wi-Fi)
MM6R3LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM713LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM6V3LL/A (64 GB Starlight Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM743LL/A (256 GB Starlight Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM6T3LL/A (64 GB Pink Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM723LL/A (256 GB Pink Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MME93LL/A (64 GB Purple Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MMED3LL/A (256 GB Purple Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM6U3LL/A (64 GB Blue Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM733LL/A (256 GB Blue Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MM753CH/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM7E3CH/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM783CH/A (64 GB Starlight Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM7H3CH/A (256 GB Starlight Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM763CH/A (64 GB Pink Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM7F3CH/A (256 GB Pink Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MMEF3CH/A (64 GB Purple Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MMEX3CH/A (256 GB Purple Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM773CH/A (64 GB Blue Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MM7G3CH/A (256 GB Blue Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
Original Price$599 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$749 (256 GB Wi-Fi)
$749 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$899 (256 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray
Weight1.02 Ibs. ‚Äď 462 Grams
Dimensions9.74‚ÄĚ H x 7.02‚ÄĚ W x 0.24‚Ä≥ D
24.73 cm H x 17.85 cm W x 0.6 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorApple M1
Processor Speed3.2 GHz (high-performance)
2.1 GHz (high-efficiency)
Number of Cores8 (4 ‚Äď high-performance and 4 ‚Äď high-efficiency)
CoprocessorSecure Enclave coprocessor
Cache4 MB L2 (high-efficiency)
12 MB L2 (high-performance)


Storage64 GB
256 GB


Memory8 GB RAM


Graphics CardApple GPU
Number of Cores8


Display10.9″ Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with True Tone
Resolution2360 x 1640
Color GamutWide color gamut P3
Pixel Density264 ppi
Brightness500 cd/m2
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Apple Pencil 2nd Generation


ButtonsVolume + / ‚Äď
Sleep / Wake up


SensorsTouch ID
Ambient light


Networks*5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)

FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32 66, 71)

TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC‚ÄĎHSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 ‚Äď 802.11ax simultaneous dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) HT80 with MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
SIM slot*nano-SIM and Apple SIM (eSIM)
Ports1 ‚Äď USB-C
1 ‚Äď Smart Connector
Camera1 ‚Äď 12 Mpix front Ultra-Wide camera
1 ‚Äď 12 Mpix rear camera
LocationAssisted GPS*
iBeacon microlocation
Digital compass
Audio In2 ‚Äď Microphones
Audio Out2 ‚Äď Stereo Speakers
*Cellular version only


Audio FormatsAAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3)
Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‚ÄĎLC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG‚ÄĎ4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC‚ÄĎLC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‚ÄĎJPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Video Recording Formats4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Slo‚ÄĎmo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps


Original OSiPadOS 15.4
Maximum OSThe latest release of iPadOS
Intelligent AssistantSiri
System RequirementsOS X 10.11.6 or later
Windows 7 or later


Battery28.6 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Apple Support ‚Äď iPad Air (5th generation): Technical Specifications

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