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Apple iPad Air (2nd gen)
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Apple iPad Air (2nd Gen) A8X 64GB 9.7" 4G 3G Tablet

A8X iOS 64GB 9.7" Apr 2016
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Change is in the Air. With iPad, we ve always had a somewhat paradoxical goal: to create a device that's immensely powerful, yet so thin and light you almost forget it's there. A device that... More
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

A8X processor tablet computers produced by Apple have excellent ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just A8X processor tablet computers) and found that Apple also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This tablet computer was released just eight months ago.

4G Compatible

The iPad Air (2nd gen) is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that were launched in the last year also are 4G compatible.

Tablet computers which are 4G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the iPad Air (2nd gen), or the Air 2 (£504.97) both from Apple.

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3G Compatible

The iPad Air (2nd gen) is 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that came out in the last 12 months also are 3G compatible.

Tablet computers which are 3G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the iPad Air (2nd gen), or the Air 2 (£504.97) both from Apple.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

The Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a 1080p video recording mode which is higher than most recently released similar spec tablet computers. Most new A8X processor tablet computers have a 720p video recording mode.

This tablet's video recording mode (1080p) is in fact the best video recording mode across all recently released tablet computers.

The worst video recording mode amongst comparable types of tablet is 720p.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air (2nd gen)

Average Rear Camera Resolution

The iPad Air (2nd gen) has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (8 megapixels) compared to most of the other A8X processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Air (2nd gen).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the iPad Air (2nd gen) has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A8X processor tablet computers that have been available for the last year.

If this Apple tablet internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the iPad Air 2 (£469.00) (128GB), or the Air 2 (£629.00) (128GB) both from Apple which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

The iPad Air (2nd gen) has a fairly average screen size (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other latest A8X processor tablet computers.

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Expert Reviews

30 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.For sometime now, tablets have been bridging the gap between laptops and smartphones. There has... Read more…

8 December 2014

Many Apple fans were hoping for an iPad Pro this year, but it didn't happen. What they did get was a successor to the iPad Air. Here we compare the iPad Air 2 with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 so you... Read more…

Incredible thin and sleek design with new gold color option (which I really like, by the way)
Touch ID fingerprint sensor provides added security
Improved abundance of apps
Decent battery life
Improved processing performance
Absence of the mute switch on the chassis
Antireflective coating on the display is subtle and hardly noticeable
The device can be quite pricey depending upon the model you choose
Wint geen originaliteitsprijs
Instapmodel heeft weinig opslag
30 October 2014

ExpandIf you dont have an iPad and want an iPad, this is the best iPad there is. Its meaningfully better in terms of portability (light, thin, rigid, glare-resistant) than the previous iPad Air,...

Beautiful, thin design
Bestinclass display
Excellent battery life
Fantastic user experience
Lovely clear screen
Lacks innovation
No expandable storage
No flash on the rear camera
Mute and lock switch has disappeared
25 November 2014

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11 December 2015

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Unbelievably slim and light
Flawless responsiveness
Useful Continuity features
Great design
ICloud features have some problems
No waterproofing
Expensive, iCloud sharing has some problems
Very expensive
Pixel density could be higher, iOS is not for everybody
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User Reviews

Reviewed 16 June 2015 by 1001Chris

Surprisingly slim yet feels sturdy. I have added a protective case, which slightly undermines my first sentence. However, I prefer a degree of security from drops. Screen brilliant and the... Read more…

Very good performance even in SATA II
Easy firmware update
Sandisk has their own NAND memory for quality control
Smokin' deal on 1-day promo
Firmware update (called 211 i think) addressed some shortcomings of original controller software
Wish all SSD makers would state the actual available capacity the drive will have after formatting provisioning. For example, Sandisk Extreme 240GB yields 223GB usable, the Ultra 120GB yields 111GB, a
They are still too expensive. Where have all the lower-price deals gone for SSDs
Died in about a year. A sandisk SSD that dies in a year, after my previous sandisk SSD died in a year. .. what terrible products
Camera Is Terrible
Excessive wait for SanDisk to provide upgraded firmware
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Dale
Dale would recommend the Apple iPad Air 2 (Verified Purchase)

I traded up from an iPad Air. I wouldn't have done so except I made the mistake of buying a 16GB model of the Air (never again). This triggered my upgrade to a 64GB Air 2. The experience is even... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Dumb Print
Did not buy another when newegg had them on sale
Researched 3 months before buying the first one, Since I built my computer I did not have to concern myself with different manufacture's. If that was the case I would have to call and ask if their sys
Sata cable
Reviewed 11 February 2015 by SMy
SMy would recommend the Apple iPad Air 2 (Verified Purchase)

I give the new iPad Air 2 five stars because it is so light, has an incredible screen resolution, and works faster than any other iPad. My only gripe: the audio appears to have a deeper bass... Read more…

App Availablity
Battery Life
Poor Sound Quality
Updating the firmware is a little bit of a pain. But I build computers all the time, so not a big deal for me. It might be a little more challenging for a novice
Hard To Set Up
Reviewed 11 May 2015 by Mr M Mason
(Verified Purchase)


Reviewed 3 May 2015 by Rosie
(Verified Purchase)

Replacement for my iPad two, very pleased with item, easy to set up and use, nice and light and fits in my handbag.

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