Apple has as we speak made its iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 formally ‘classic’ merchandise.
As famous by MacRumors each have now been added to the listing of Classic merchandise, designated as such by Apple when a tool has not been on sale for greater than 5 years however lower than 7 years. From Apple’s web site:
Merchandise are thought-about classic when Apple stopped distributing them on the market greater than 5 and fewer than 7 years in the past.
For merchandise bought in France, see Statutory Warranties of Vendor and Spare Elements. Homeowners of recent iPhone or Mac pocket book merchandise bought after December 31, 2020 in France, could get hold of service and elements from Apple or Apple service suppliers for 7 years from the date the product mannequin was final provided by Apple for distribution into France.
The iPad Air 2 was Apple’s sixth-generation of the pill, constructing on the unique iPad Air, designed to be a lighter and extra cellular model of the unique iPad. Launched in October 2014, it featured an A8X processor and a 9.7-inch display, powered by iOS 8.1.
The iPad mini was first launched in 2012 however got here with a lowly A5 processor and no Retina show upgrades Apple reserved for the iPad mini 2 which got here out in 2013. The iPad mini 2 featured an A7 processor. First dubbed the ‘iPad mini with Retina show’, it was renamed the iPad mini 2 following the arrival of the iPad mini 3 the next yr. Surprisingly, the iPad mini 3 was added to the classic listing by Apple earlier than its predecessor.
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