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Apple iPad A4 1GHz 16GB 9.7" 3G Tablet Editor's Choice Les 5 Star Editor's Choice Silver Recommended
A4 1GHz 16GB 9.7" Oct 2010
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Display9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including Pocket Lint, PC Mag, and this tablet computer has an overall expert rating of 83 out of 100. That puts this Apple tablet in the top 1% of all the tablet computers of a comparable type and age.

Good User Reviews

Based on 6 user reviews the average user rating of this tablet computer is 89 out of 100. Most iPad owners think it is one of the very best tablet computers of this type and age.

Apple Has Excellent Tablet Computer Reviews

We checked 6,560 expert and owner reviews for Apple tablet computers and found that on average Apple has excellent reviews. We also found that Apple has excellent reviews specifically within its A4 processor tablet computers range.

Easy to Use

A number of customers who bought the product thought it was easy to use. Expert website wrote seven years ago “Apple’s iPad reimagines the personal computer as an intuitive, slick and portable device that sprouts new features” in their review of the Apple iPad. said three years ago “The responsive screen, extensive range of high quality apps and intuitive, user centric software design make it stand out a long, long way” in their review of this tablet.

One person who purchased the Apple iPad reckoned that it had a good interface.

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Nice Design

A number of Apple iPad owners concluded that it was good looking. mentioned seven years ago “If you can live with the flaws, you'll find a beautiful gadget that manages to be that rare thing”. In the same month expert review site mentioned “OK, so under that gorgeous skin and updated interface” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

One Apple iPad reviewer who purchased it thought it was a good design. Seven years ago expert website wrote “Apple looks set to shake up casual computing with tablet that offers clever design and ease of use.”.

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Reasonably Priced

One customer reckoned that the Apple iPad was good value for money. mentioned in their Apple iPad review “The Apple iPad is the first affordable tablet computer worth owning.”.

Good Battery Life

One customer who purchased this tablet mentioned that it had a good battery life. mentioned in their review “The fantastic battery life and excel”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who bought this tablet considered that it was good quality.

Very High Battery Capacity

The Apple iPad has one of the highest battery capacitys (25,000 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The average battery capacity of similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad is 5,300mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 2,500mAh to 25,000mAh.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Most similar 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.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The Apple iPad has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1 gigahertz) amongst tablet computers of this age. The slowest processor frequency of tablets that were launched more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 2.7GHz.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The Apple iPad supports a 2.1 bluetooth version which is newer than most tablet computers that came out around the same time as it. Most tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to it support a 4 bluetooth version. Tablet computers of this age and type bluetooth versions range from 2 (worst) to 4.1 (best).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad

Released Over Six Years Ago

Apple released the iPad over six years ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the iPad.

Tablet computers with a larger internal storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Google Nexus 10 (£188.86) (32GB).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the iPad.

If this tablet display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Google Nexus 10 (£188.86) (10"), or the Samsung Google Nexus (£123.17) (10.1").

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Expert Reviews

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 July 2011

Basic need to know information about the iPad 1 and 2: Apple released the first generation iPad on 03 April 2010 and within 80 days sold 3 million iPads world-wide.But what makes this... Read more…

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User Reviews

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple md369, apple md525, apple md525e, apple md369b, apple md369ba, apple md525eu, apple md525eua, apple md525euas
Barcodes 00885909405886, 00885909405985, 05704327917731, 08859094058860, 08859094059850

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