iPad Air 3rd Gen vs iPad 5th Gen

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Price Comparison

iPad Air 3rd Gen vs iPad 5th Gen Pricing

The iPad Air 3rd Gen fetches a higher starting price at $228 compared to the iPad 5th Gen, which starts at $117.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size iPad Air 3rd Gen iPad 5th Gen
Width 174 mm 6.9 inches 170 mm 6.7 inches
Height 251 mm 9.9 inches 240 mm 9.5 inches
Depth 6 mm 0.2 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 464 g 16.4 ounces 478 g 16.9 ounces

Camera

Camera iPad Air 3rd Gen iPad 5th Gen
Primary 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Resolution 3264x2448 3264x2448

Screen

Display iPad Air 3rd Gen iPad 5th Gen
Resolution 1668x2224 1536x2048
Screen Size 267 mm 10.5 in 246 mm 9.7 in
Pixels Per Inch 265 ppi 264 ppi

Battery

Battery iPad Air 3rd Gen iPad 5th Gen
Capacity 8134 mAh 8827 mAh
Longevity 9 hours 10 hours
USB Lightning Lightning

Processing

Processor iPad Air 3rd Gen iPad 5th Gen
CPU Apple A12 Bionic APL1081 / APL1W81 (T8020) Apple A9 APL0898 (S8000)

Color Choices

iPad Air 3rd Gen

Available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

Which iPad Air 3rd Gen color should you buy?

iPad 5th Gen

Available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

Which color iPad 5th Gen is the most popular?

iPad Air 3rd Gen vs iPad 5th Gen Colors

The iPad Air 3rd Gen introduces one new color not found in the iPad 5th Gen color palette: Gray. Both the iPad Air 3rd Gen and iPad 5th Gen share two colors: Silver and Gold. However, the iPad Air 3rd Gen does away with Gray, previously seen on the iPad 5th Gen.

Storage Options

iPad Air 3rd Gen

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 256GB

Which iPad Air 3rd Gen storage should I buy?

iPad 5th Gen

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 32GB
  • 128GB

Which storage iPad 5th Gen is the most popular?

iPad Air 3rd Gen vs iPad 5th Gen Storage

The iPad Air 3rd Gen and iPad 5th Gen have completely different storage options. The iPad Air 3rd Gen offers two storage sizes: 32 GB and 128 GB. The iPad 5th Gen sports different storage sizes: 64 GB and 256 GB.

Reviews

iPad Air 3rd Gen

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iPad 5th Gen

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iPad Air 3rd Gen vs iPad 5th Gen Reviews

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