iPads should be more powerful than iPhones, so it's good that there's an A8x in there, and it's also good that there is 2 GB of RAM.
I've also always felt that iPads should have no worse cameras than iPhones, and hopefully those would be identical, though I doubt that, based on past history.
I know it's a long shot, but a larger iPad revealed on Thurs. would be amazing!
If not, I'm just going to get an iPad Air 2, especially now that it looks like the CPU is...