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Apple iPad Air A7 1.3GHz 128GB 7.9" 4G 3G Tablet Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star Pocket Lint Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy
A7 1.3GHz iOS 128GB Jun 2014
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IPad Air.The power of lightness. All-new Design. A ton of advanced technology. In just one pound. You have to hold iPad Air to believe it. It's just 7.5 millimeters thin and weighs just one... More
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Apple Has Excellent Tablet Reviews

We checked 7,537 user and expert reviews for Apple tablet computers and found that on average Apple has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Apple has excellent ratings specifically for its A7 processor tablets.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of tablet computers of a similar age and type to the iPad Air is 48GB. At 128 gigabytes, the iPad Air has a very large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 128GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad Air[plb_2108818_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The iPad Air has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (128 gigabytes) amongst A7 processor tablets of this age. The average total storage capacity of tablets of this age and type is 62GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 130GB.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

This tablet has a 1080p|720p video recording modes, which is the most commonly found video recording modes on tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Very Short Browsing Time

At only 9 hours, the iPad Air has a fairly short browsing time compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. The shortest browsing time of similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Air is 9h, the longest is 10h, and the average browsing time is 9.8h.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple tablet was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.3 gigahertz, the iPad Air has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Air.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the iPad Air has a pretty standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air.

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Two Processor Coress

The iPad Air is a two processor cores tablet. That's average compared to the other 25 tablets of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2 processor cores tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_1847201_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

The iPad Air has a relatively typical display diagonal (7.9 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the iPad Air.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 7.9" tablets currently available including the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_1847201_price] which has better reviews.

If this tablet computer display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Apple iPad Air[plb_2034560_price] (9.7").

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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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)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
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Expert Reviews

25 November 2014

Incredible value at a new lower price, the iPad Air is small, light, incredibly powerful and has an amazing screen...

Expert Reviews

6 August 2014

Since the introduction of the first iPad in 2010, tablets have taken off faster than any other piece of technology in recent history. Dozens of manufacturers make dozens of sizes of tablets, but... Read more…

Samsung has unwrapped a new line of Android tablets, the Galaxy Tab S, which the South Korean giant is touting as the ?best tablet that it has ever made? and is set to compete directly with... Read more…

13 June 2014

Overall, there's no doubt that Samsung has unveiled tough new competition for the iPad Air with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. It's thinner, has a better camera, a slightly better display and some...

23 May 2014

This comparison takes the two most competitive tablets, Samsung's Galaxy NotePro 12.2 and Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet, and measures how they stand next to Apple's iPad Air.Where function meets... Read more…

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User Reviews

Reviewed 26 November 2014 by Littlehamp
Littlehamp would recommend the Apple iPad Air

Love it much easier than a laptop...

Reviewed 13 February 2014 by AnthonyWright

The Apple iPad Air is the latest in the iPad series. It offers massive technological upgrades compares to the older versions of the iPad or the current selling counterpart iPad 2. The screen on... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2014 by Valve5425

Great tablet! As the heading says, lightweight and fast. This is my first Apple product so it took a bit of getting used to. The Apple help booklet on the IPad isn't helpful, so I needed to trawl... Read more…

Reviewed 6 February 2015 by Shihtzusue1

I have used a laptop for years and was resistant to using a iPad as I throught it would be too complicated, and because it did not have a keyboard that I would not get along with it. How wrong I... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2014 by Lemon570

I bought two of these for Xmas and you have to say they are an amazing piece of technology. Screen quality is terrific and the speed of response makes you want to put the old lap top in the... Read more…

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See How Other Tablets Compare to the Apple iPad Air

iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs iPad Air

Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 32GB 7.9"
Apple iPad Air
A7 1.3GHz 128GB 7.9" 4G 3G
User Reviews Are Marginally Better
Longer Browsing Time
10g Lighter
More Popular
96GB Smaller Internal Storage Capacity
Fewer Awards

iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs iPad Air

Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 16GB 7.9"
Apple iPad Air
A7 1.3GHz 128GB 7.9" 4G 3G
User Reviews Are a Bit Better
10% Longer Browsing Time
Moderately Lighter
Significantly Smaller Internal Storage Capacity
Seven Times Smaller Total Storage Capacity

iPad Mini (3rd gen) vs iPad Air

Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) vs Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 16GB 7.9" 4G 3G
Apple iPad Air
A7 1.3GHz 128GB 7.9" 4G 3G
£ 496.75
User Reviews Are Marginally Better
Nine Months Newer
112GB Smaller Internal Storage Capacity
Smaller Total Storage Capacity