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Apple iPad 1GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

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1GHz 16GB 9.7" Slate Feb 2010
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The Best Way To Experience The Web, Email, Photos, And Video. Hands Down.All of the built-in apps on iPad were designed from the ground up to take advantage of the large Multi-Touch screen. And... More
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Apple tablet computer was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Laptopmag.com who said that this tablet computer was fantastic.

Good Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including Laptopmag.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, fonehome.co.uk and macworld.fr have rated this tablet computer on average 83 out of 100. This means that tablet computer experts think this tablet is one of the better tablet computers of a similar age and type.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this tablet computer rated it as 89%.

Excellent Brand

Apple is one of the best tablet computer manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Apple also has excellent ratings for its tablet computers.

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Good Battery Life

One Apple iPad reviewer who purchased this tablet thought it had a good battery life. Four years ago expert website Engadget.com said “Twice as fast, better battery life, same cost” in their review of the Apple iPad.

Good Connectivity

One Apple iPad owner who reviewed the product thought it had gps. Expert website Barefeats.com mentioned in their Apple iPad review “You may still prefer the iPad model with built-in 3G (with Assisted GPS”.

Robust

One Apple iPad owner who reviewed the Apple iPad concluded that it was well made. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review “What makes this interesting concept so popular? The iPad was engineered so peop”.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Reasonably Priced

One customer said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was a big size. Six years ago Goodgearguide.com.au rated it 75 out of 100 and mentioned on Good Gear Guide.com.au “The Apple iPad really is an oversized iPod Touch” in their review of the Apple iPad.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Apple iPad is not 3G. Most of the other tablets of this type and age are also not 3G.

If you are looking for a tablet computer that is 3G then you might also want to look at the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[plb_2342985_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 4G

Most comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the iPad are not 4G. The Apple iPad is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

If you want a tablet computer that is 4G then you might want to consider the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[plb_2342985_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Tablet computers that are a comparable age to the iPad have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 2.3GHz. The processor frequency of the Apple iPad of only 1 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Huawei MediaPad[plb_1498227_price] (1.2GHz), or the Barnes & Noble NOOK HD[plb_1902966_price] (1.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The Apple iPad supports a 2.1 bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most tablet computers that came out around the same time as it.

A 2.1 bluetooth version is actually the worst supported Bluetooth version amongst all tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

A 4.0+HS bluetooth version is the best supported Bluetooth version across comparable types of tablet.

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Heavy

The lightest tablet computer that was released around the same time as the iPad is 120g heavy and the heaviest is 8.5kg. The Apple iPad is one of the heavier tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the iPad (680 grams) amongst tablets of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Apple released the iPad over seven years ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the iPad.

If you want a tablet with a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to consider the Blackberry Playbook[plb_1907458_price] (64GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Apple iPad has a relatively average display diagonal (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the iPad.

Tablets with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the GT-P5210 Galaxy Tab 3[pl_2278295_price] (10.1"), or the SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[pl_2286417_price] (10.1") both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Frequency
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Storage Medium
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touch Technology
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Camera
Second Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Performance
Audio Formats Supported
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Wi-Fi
Compatible Operating Systems

6 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice overclockershq.com Silver hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

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29 April 2014

The iPad 1st Gen doesn't have the extensive specification of other tablets but the responsive screen, extensive range of high quality apps and intuitive, user centric software design make it stand... Read more…

30 October 2012

The new iPad is the best 10-inch tablet on the market.Twice as fast, better battery life, same cost. What more do we need to say? The new iPad is a hit on all fronts -- but it of course won't be...

31 July 2012

Looking to pull the same trick as Amazon's Kindle Fire in the US, the Nexus 7 retails for close to half the price of the Ipad, yet despite this disparity the small tablet performs better than you... Read more…

29 March 2012

By now, we all realize the advantage of having our smartphones on us at all times, especially when the opportunity comes around to snap up a shot of some kind. Obviously, thanks to the portability... Read more…

15 March 2012

With a host of improvements--faster graphics, 4G wireless options, a better camera, and a gorgeous high-res screen--the latest iPad cements its position at the head of the tablet pack...

CNET.com

Apple's new iPad includes a stunning new screen, matched by a quad-core graphic processor and the world's largest app and media store to feed it content
There's a proper 5-megapixel rear camera now, with 1080p recording quality
Optional 4G data from
Apple's iPad 2 is dramatically thinner and boasts front and rear cameras
FaceTime video chat, a faster processor, and 3G options for both ATT and Verizon
The new iPad is slightly heavier than last year's model
Apps and movies optimized for the screen might take up more space
And ports for HDMI
USB, and SD require adapters
The iPad's screen resolution hasn't budged, photo quality is mediocre, there's still no Adobe Flash support, and ports for HDMI
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 October 2010 by Lanoir

It looks beautiful and is lovely to hold and use. I got used to the interface very quickly. However, as someone who spends a lot of time browsing the internet, I am surprised how I prefer to use... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2010 by Siva

The IPad is a brilient item for what it does, and in my opinion is far much better than PSP. So Ipad is designed for what it does, can i able to use 'youtube? Yes. Can i able to access the... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2012 by Alan Ralph

I originally bought this device in October 2010, and it was my first iOS device - I eventually got an iPhone 4S in May of this year. I was initially a bit skeptical when the iPad was first... Read more…

Reviewed 1 February 2011 by Canxc

This is a great product (bought as a present for my partner) however a huge frustration is that he couldn't use it for a week..... as you have to link this to i-tunes to start using the i-pad, and... Read more…

Reviewed 30 December 2010 by Gretchen

I love the iPad and I strongly recommend the purchase of an audio docking station such as the iLuv Imm747 - available from amazon. I can honestly say that the iPad has changed my life. My lap top... Read more…

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