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Apple iPad Air (2nd gen)
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Apple iPad Air (2nd Gen) A8X 1.5GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

A8X 1.5GHz iOS 16GB Oct 2014
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Apple Has Excellent Tablet Computer Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Apple tablets and also specifically for Apple A8X processor tablets and found that in both cases Apple had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.

1080p Video Recording Modes

The Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a 1080p video recording modes which is higher than most tablets of a comparable type and age to it. Most comparable spec tablets that were released around the same time as it have a 720p video recording modes.

This tablet's video recording mode (1080p) is actually the best video recording mode amongst all A8X processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Air (2nd gen).

A 720p video recording modes is the worst video recording mode across comparable types of tablet.

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Very Light

At only 437 grams, the iPad Air (2nd gen) is quite light compared to most of the other A8X processor tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Air (2nd gen). A8X processor tablets that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 430g and 450g, and the average weight is 440g.

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Not 4G

The iPad Air (2nd gen) is not 4G. Most of the other A8X processor tablets that have been around for more than two years are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

The iPad Air (2nd gen) is not 3G. Most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the iPad Air (2nd gen) are also not 3G.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Air (2nd gen) is 62GB. The iPad Air (2nd gen) has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of A8X processor tablets that were released more than two years ago is 16GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average total storage capacity is 69GB. With a total storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the iPad Air (2nd gen).

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After checking the price of tablet computers of this spec and age they range in price from £423 to £699. We think that this A8X processor tablet computer looks expensive compared to other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Apple released the iPad Air (2nd gen).

Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 8 megapixels, the Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a relatively average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.5 gigahertz, the Apple iPad Air (2nd gen) has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the iPad Air (2nd gen).

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Average Display Diagonal

The iPad Air (2nd gen) has a fairly typical display diagonal (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other A8X processor tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Air (2nd gen).

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the iPad Air (2nd gen) is two which is average compared to the other seven tablet computers that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Bluetooth Version
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DC-In Jack
Lightning Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Phone Features
Video Call
Voice Call
Instant Messaging (IM)
T9 Text Input
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light Sensor
GPS (satellite)
Archive Formats Supported
Position Location
Device Type
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
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Battery Technology
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing
SIM Card Support
Full HD
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Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

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.

Reviewed 27 April 2015 by Mustapha Hashem
(Verified Purchase)

So so good - so good.

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by Mr. Trevor Armstrong
(Verified Purchase)

I bought the IPad for my wife, she loves it, great product, well designed and built.
I would recommend it to anyone.

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