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Apple sends iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 to the vintage products list

May 3, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

It may be time to retire the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 as both have officially made the vintage products list. Apple considers products to be vintage between five to seven years after distributing them for sale. Service and parts sometimes last longer, as law requires up to seven years of service, depending on part availability.

The iPad Air 2 was announced at Apple’s “It’s been way too long” October 2014 keynote. It was the first iPad at the time to use Touch ID. It has the A8X chip and what, at launch, was an all-new anti-reflective coating. The iPad Air 2 also uses the M8 motion tracking chip that came in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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