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Apple iPad A4 1GHz Apple A4 16GB 9.7" Tablet

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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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3 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Apple A4 processor tablet computers have excellent ratings on average and across all tablet computers Apple is one of the top rated brands.

Popular Choice

The iPad is a popular choice amongst people who bought tablet computers in the last 3 months.

Very High Battery Capacity

The battery capacity of the Apple iPad of 25,000 milliamperes * hour is one of the highest amongst comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad. The lowest battery capacity of comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the iPad is 2,500mAh, the highest is 25,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 5,300mAh.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

Like most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad, the Apple iPad is not 3G.

Tablets which are 3G that might also be worth considering include the Archos 97 Xenon[plb_2050587_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets of this spec and age, the Apple iPad is not 4G.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1 gigahertz, the Apple iPad has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. Tablets that were released around the same time as the iPad have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.4GHz.

If you would prefer a tablet with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Archos 97 Xenon[plb_2050587_price] (1.4GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The Apple iPad supports a newer Bluetooth version than most tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years. This tablet computer supports a 2.1 bluetooth version, whereas most tablets of this spec and age support a 4 bluetooth version. Across all tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the iPad the best Bluetooth version is 4.1 and the worst is 2.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad

Released Over Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Apple iPad has a pretty standard internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Google Nexus 10[plb_1910288_price] (32GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the iPad.

Tablets with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Google Nexus 10[plb_1910288_price] (10") which also has a higher rating.

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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(63)
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

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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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