Apple today added the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 to its list of old and obsolete products, as more than five years have passed since the last offering to sell these devices.


The iPad Air 2 was first released in October 2014 and was the first iPad Air to feature the Touch ID fingerprint reader. It also used an Apple A8X processor and had a laminated display without gaps, which made it much thinner than the original “iPad Air”.

Launched in November 2013, the “iPad mini” 2 was commonly known as Retina “iPad mini” due to its Retina display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536. Otherwise, it was visually identical to its predecessor, although it was slightly heavier and thicker. The tablet used the A7 processor and the M7 coprocessor originally introduced in the iPhone 5s.

The list of vintage products includes devices that Apple stopped selling more than five years ago and less than seven years ago. Apple provides service and parts for your old appliances for up to 7 years or as required by law, but repairs are subject to parts availability.

As an aside, Apple was expected to move the 2014 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models and the mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro models from the year 2014 to obsolete in early May in early May, but the latest update shows that only these two MacBook Airs have made the transition at the moment.

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