Apple iPad Air 2 (apple-ipad5,3)

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Apple iPad Air 2
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iPad Air 2
Manufacturer Apple
Name iPad Air 2
Codename ipad5,3
Released 2014
Category testing
Original software iOS 8
Hardware
Chipset Apple A8X
CPU 3x Apple Typhoon@1.5GHz
GPU PowerVR GXA6850
Display 2048x1536
Storage 32GB
Memory 2GB
Architecture aarch64
Non-Android based device
Unixbench Whet/Dhry score 2904.0
Features
USB Networking
Flashing
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
Xwayland
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Accelerometer
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
Unavailable
NFC


Contributors

  • nergzd723

Users owning this device

  • Nergzd723 (Notes: daily-driver, might run Sandcastle if I won't be lazy)


How to enter flash mode

Plug in the cable, hold Power and Home key for 2-4 seconds for device to power off completely, so the backlight is dimmed, then release the Power key and continue holding the Home key for 8 seconds until you get a new DFU device. Run checkra1n.

Installation

See also

This device does not currently boot or work, it doesn't have any Linux port, however there's Corellium's work on A10 which can be reused, see https://github.com/corellium/linux-sandcastle