Apple just unveiled the new generation iPad Air 2, which is their thinnest tablet ever, with a thickness of just 6.1mm... about three quarters the thickness of a pencil! Here are more of the details.: 6.1 millimeters thin, or 18% thinner than the original iPad Air Apple A8X and M8 Coprocessor - 64-bit architecture and 3 billion transistors 8-megapixel module that can film 1080p video and includes slow motion and time lapse videos Camera also includes burst mode, panorama shots, and auto HDR Now supports the fingerprint scanning system Touch ID and Apple Pay 10-hour battery life iOS 8.1 from the factory Will include champagne gold color option just like the iPhone 5S 16GB, 64GB & 128GB Storage Options The iPad Air 2 will range in price from $499 (16GB), $599 (64GB) and $699 (128GB) depending on the amount of storage inside. If you want LTE included, simply add another $130 to each one of these prices. Pre-orders will begin tomorrow (October 17th) and will begin to ship by the end of next week.