iPad Air 5 is an outstanding value for a $599 price tag. It has an excellent M1 processor, a 10.9-inch display, optional 5G connectivity, and a sleek design with slim bezels. Besides that, the new iPad Air is also compatible with Apple Pencil 2nd gen. With the Pencil, you can turn your iPad Air into a digital journal and sketchbook that can be taken anywhere.
The Apple Pencil 2nd gen applies to iPad mini (6th generation), iPad Air (4th generation and later), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation and later), and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation and later). So if you already have one, you can use it directly on iPad Air 5. While if you don’t, you have to purchase it separately for $129. That’s nearly a quarter of the price of the iPad Air 5 itself, but it is definitely worth it if you’re an avid drawer/artist and want to be able to create stuff on your iPad.
The Apple Pencil wirelessly charges and pairs once it magnetically attaches to the right side of the iPad. Just make sure you turn on “Bluetooth” on your iPad Air 5 beforehand. Once the Pencil connects with your iPad, there will pop out an introduction briefly showing you how you can make use of the Pencil. Tap Continue>Done. Then you can use the Apple Pencil to draw, sketch, take notes, or more easily navigate the user interface.
The 2nd-gen Apple Pencil features Palm Rejection, Pressure sensitivity, Tilt Sensitivity etc. What’s more, Gesture support is included so that you can simply tap to change brushes or quickly switch from a brush to an eraser instead of picking up the pencil and select a new tool.
- Compatibility: only compatible with iPad Air 5th Generation (2022) and iPad Air 4th Generation (2020); models: A2588,A2589,A2591,A2316,A2324,A2325,A2072
- Detachable Magnetic Cover: keep your screen covered, fold it up into a stand with viewing, writing, and portrait modes, or remove it completely for better ergonomics while gaming
- 360-Degree Protection: clear and tough back, shock-absorbing corners, Camera Guard Pro, and a wraparound magnetic cover provide powerful protection against drops and scratches
- Pencil 2 Compatible: fully supports Pencil 2 with a thin side panel for magnetic charging and a magnetic clasp to keep it secure
- Instant Auto Sleep/Wake: reacts instantly to opening or closing to maximize your battery life
- ⚡ 【Adjustable Angles】: With strong magnetic connection to create a stable viewing stand for your iPad Air 5 case 2022/ iPad Air 4 case 2020; 2 angles are provided for satisfying your viewing and typing needs, free your hands for other entertainments.
- ⚡ 【Support Touch ID Function and Auto Wake/Sleep】: Side opening also for Touch ID to function well and with built-in magnetic strip, the case automatically wakes or puts 10.9 inch iPad Air case 2022/2020 to sleep when the lid is opened and closed; protects and extends battery life.
- ⚡ 【Quality Hard Back Shell】: This iPad Air 10.9 case is made of durable PU leather exterior, soft microfiber lining and covered with translucent PC hard back shell, iPad 10.9 inch case provides full body protection against fingerprints, shocks, scratches and dust.
- Hardshell back cover with flexible TPU bumper protects your iPad from shocks, drops and impacts. Soft microfiber interior front prevents your tablet from scratched. And the crystal clear back cover will proudly show off the Apple icon.
- Seamlessly supports 2nd Gen Pencil magnetic and wireless charging when case is on. Tri-fold front cover has flip capability to transform the iPad Air 4 case into a viewing stand and keyboard stand.
- Built-in Pencil holder, grab your pencil 2nd gen effortlessly whenever you want, easily to carry your iPad pencil with your device. (Case only, other accessories not included!)
- Easy clip-on application. With built-in magnets, automatically wakes or puts your device to sleep when the lid is opened and closed.