Not only is iPad Air 2 thinner, it’s also a lot more powerful. The A8X chip delivers substantially better CPU and graphics performance than its predecessor. In fact, with its 64-bit desktop-class architecture, iPad Air 2 is as powerful as many personal computers. It’s power efficient, too, with a 10-hour battery life iPad Air 2 runs iOS 9. With improved apps and new features like Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture, iOS 9 helps you get more done in powerful yet simple ways. Whether you’re checking messages while answering email or creating a presentation while watching the big game, iOS 9 helps you get more out of iPad than ever before.