On average, based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, CNET.co.uk and hifitest.de this tablet has an overall expert rating of 91 out of 100. Tablet computer experts think this tablet computer is one of the very best similar spec tablets that have been available for more than two years.
Excellent User Reviews
Based on 853 user reviews the average user rating of this A7 processor tablet is marvellous.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Only thing I've found is the picture quality on the camera when used indoors is grainy”. Nalan Enver wrote in their review of the Apple iPad Air “The picture quality is fantastic and the sound is quality is good to”.
Several Apple iPad Air reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Apple iPad Air had good colour saturation. Dimitris said in their Apple iPad Air review “The colours look alive and the photos look crispier as ever”. James M scored this tablet very highly and he said in his review of the Apple iPad Air on Amazon “The screen is superb and colours are really vibrant”. M. Boulton mentioned four years ago “Come in some nice colours too” in their review.
Several Apple iPad Air reviewers said in their reviews that the product was well made. Three years ago John scored the product very highly and he mentioned “Sound is reasonable givens the size of built in speakers.” in his review of this tablet. Also three years ago Kowalski wrote “Excellent product with unrivaled built quality, design and specs” in their review. Rachel Tyrell said also three years ago “I was disappointed that the new iPad Air did not have the home button with the fingerprint sensor built in” in her review of this tablet and scored it 5 stars.
Four customers who reviewed the Apple iPad Air concluded that it was strong and durable. Antoine mentioned “It looks sturdy and the stitching is top notch, yet I do not particularly like the shiny finish” in his review of the Apple iPad Air and gave the Apple iPad Air a score of 5 stars. Harold Potter said “I can't fault the build of the iPad” . Leon rated it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this tablet “The structure is fantastically sturdy”.
Four Apple iPad Air reviewers who purchased this tablet thought it was reliable. Fdwalker wrote in their review “(so far) very reliable” and scored it very highly. Joe Slow said “The operating system is quite reliable”. Mr. R. R. Mrs J Matthews mentioned in her review of this tablet on Amazon three years ago “Congratulation to Amazon on their usual rapid and reliable delivery!”.
A number of people who reviewed it thought it was sealed. Paul Jarvis said in his Apple iPad Air review on Amazon three years ago “It was exactly as advertised new sealed box originally for the USA market buy supplied with UK adaptor ! Early days” and scored the Apple iPad Air very highly.
A few Apple iPad Air reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Pauline Parnell mentioned on Amazon “There was no indication on the site that it was not a normal British purchase and I work with kids - damage guaranteed! IPad itself is great” in her Apple iPad Air review nonetheless she only gave the product a rating of 1 stars.
A number of Apple iPad Air owners who purchased the Apple iPad Air considered that it was wifi compatible. Fdwalker said “I have opted to use just Wifi, whihc works just fine for me” in their review of this tablet. Three years ago John wrote “My AIR is only WiFi connectivity as I have a Samsung S5 for mobile data”. Johnentwistlespout said in their Apple iPad Air review on Amazon “The wifi is also better, I found myself waiting for a site to open before noticing that it actually done so in the blink of an eye”.
Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to connect to the internet. Flossy mentioned in their review of this tablet “Are hesitating -just do it! We use it for surfing the net, internet shopping, I take it to the gym” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Stephen said “Good for quickly browsing Internet” in his review of this tablet. Stephen also wrote “There ideal just for quickly browsing the internet and Internet banking a good alternative to a laptop”.
Two customers who purchased it considered that it had email functionality. John said in his review on Amazon “I'd use it for pleasure (eMail, watching films or playing the odd game”. Suzy said on Amazon “I have hardly used my laptop since purchasing the iPad, as the keyboard makes it so user friendly while emailing and surfing the net” and gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars.
One Apple iPad Air reviewer said in their reviews that this tablet was good in terms of USB connections. John mentioned in his review “The add on cables you will need are a USB female to there version connector to connect to various other products” and gave the Apple iPad Air a very good review.
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A few customers who bought the product concluded that it was good looking. ... said on Amazon “It's a good looking device, is light” in their review of the Apple iPad Air however despite that they only scored the product 60 out of 100. Antoine wrote on Amazon “Stylish, Sleek and Blazingly Fast”. Antoine Camilleri he mentioned on Amazon “Super slim, stylish and blazing fast” in his review of the Apple iPad Air.
Five people who purchased the Apple iPad Air thought it was a good design. Four years ago Dimitris mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Air on Amazon “A sleek design of aluminum, packs a 9.7 inches display with the same retina resolution as the previous ones” and scored it 5 stars. Three years ago John he wrote in his review of this tablet on Amazon “This is a stunning piece of modern design”. Just My Opinion! scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Bought to replace my trusty iPad 2 that I'd had for just over 3 years.I like the slim design and lighter weight of this IPad Air” in their review of the Apple iPad Air.
Several people who purchased this tablet mentioned that it was smooth. Reviewify.co.uk wrote on Amazon four years ago “Are silky smooth, there is no juddering or slow loading times”. Sam L wrote also four years ago “San Andreas are beautifully smooth and look fantastic on the big 9.7 inch Retina Display, at 264 ppi (pixels per inch) it may not have as many pixels as other tablets.” in his review. Woofb said “Beautiful, light, smooth -- I love it!”.
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was neat. December Hare wrote on Amazon three years ago “Very pretty and neat”. One person concluded that the product had a thick frame. Reviewify.co.uk gave this tablet an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon “It's fairly light with a thin bezel around the screen” in their review of the Apple iPad Air.
One person who bought it considered that it was aesthetic. The Guardian said three years ago “The Air design is aesthetically a work of beauty in its simplicity, cleanness of lines” .
Several customers reckoned that the Apple iPad Air was thin. Antoine said “Was greeted by a lovely, super slim and lightweight gem of a tablet”. Antoine also mentioned “The side bezels are so much thinner too, no wonder it could be mistaken for a Mini”. Antoine Camilleri mentioned “Lighter, Thinner and Faster” and scored the product 5 stars.
A number of people who bought it reckoned that it was a good weight. Cupcakes mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I'm so glad I made this purchase because it is light weight and easy to use”. D E Porter said on Amazon “Very practical size and weight”. Mrs. Mary L. Glover said in his review on Amazon “Very light weight and brilliant product”.
Some people who purchased the product reckoned that it was lightweight. John wrote on Amazon three years ago “Remarkably thin - it feels like a light-weight book.3”. Leon said in the same month “However I will mention that this tablet is particularly lightweight and excellent for travelling around” in his review of the Apple iPad Air and rated it 5 stars. Natasha Aggar said on Amazon “Silver back and it's so lightweight! Incredible, delivery was a bit iffy” in her Apple iPad Air review.
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Antoine wrote “Albeit screen offers better viewing angles) It really is a pity that I had to buy a protective case, which covers the beautifully crafted aluminium body” and rated it as very good.
A number of Apple iPad Air reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to carry around. Brenda Peter gave it a score of 5 stars and she wrote three years ago “Easy to carry around reading books, magazines, games, emails, news updates”. Catherine M Stuttard said in her Apple iPad Air review “Overall I still think it is great, easy to carry and easy to use with excellent screen”. Web User mentioned “Really light and easy to handle”.
Twenty-five people reckoned that the product was good value for money. Alina wrote “I have bought this a few days ago not even a weeek and today i cannot turn it on at all! Beyond appaling! I demand money immediately back!” yet she only rated the product 1 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon three years ago “At a great price compared to high street stores” in their review and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Perfect product for the price”.
Six customers mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was a bargain for the price. Three years ago Antoine gave it an excellent review and he said in his review of the Apple iPad Air “The Invision is a very cheap case and a best seller”. Harold Potter he said also three years ago “On to even the closest wifi is somewhat very poor this may be due to cheap routers as I”. John wrote on Amazon “A fantastic bargain” in his Apple iPad Air review.
One person thought it was cheap. John scored this tablet 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “If you need to print from them using the Air print facility then do get a good inexpensive printer” in his review.
Good Sound Quality
A few Apple iPad Air owners mentioned in their reviews that this tablet had good sound quality. Arif Shaikh mentioned “Looks really good and the sound from the speakers, while not a surround sound system, are more than adequate for the job” and gave it a very good review score. Catherine M Stuttard said three years ago “Videos in excellent colour with a good sound also from such a small set of features” and rated the product 4 stars. Catherine M Stuttard also wrote “Easy to use with excellent screen and sound”.
Good Battery Life
A number of customers who bought the product considered that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon two years ago “Excellent battery life”. Three years ago Andrei mentioned in their review on Amazon “Battery life is remarkable in placed” and scored the product 5 stars. Chris Widgery mentioned “Battery life is good - you will easily get a day's intensive use from it” in his review of the Apple iPad Air.
Good Product Quality
Twenty Apple iPad Air reviewers considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “To get a decent iPad case with a keyboard attached is another great investment - most good quality ones are around £60 upwards” in their review. Antoine wrote in his review of this tablet on Amazon “I call these necessary evils, yet one should not skimp on a quality case offering the best protection possible”. Dave36 gave it an excellent rating and wrote “The ipad air is thin, sleek, very well made”.
Easy to Use
A few people who bought the Apple iPad Air considered that it was easy to use. Two years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Ease of use, build quality, range of apps, performance all combine to make me accept there is a reason why iPads dominate this market sector” in their review of this tablet. Amazon Customer also wrote “It's operation is almost intuitive and it's speed leaves a PC lap-top dead in the water”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “It is easy to use and there is stacks of info available on YouTube”.
A few Apple iPad Air owners who purchased it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Catherine M Stuttard said on Amazon “Via the Wi-Fi is very good and it seems to hold the signal even when the strength becomes weak” in her Apple iPad Air review and gave the Apple iPad Air a score of 80 out of 100. James M said “Firstly it feels so nice to hold and use”. Just My Opinion! scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “It's much more comfortable to hold” in their review of this tablet.
A few people considered that it was easy to setup. Beckie gave it a very good review and she mentioned in her review of the Apple iPad Air “So easy to set up”. Graham Worboys wrote on Amazon “Very happy the iPad is just great so simple to setup and use” in his Apple iPad Air review and scored the product very highly. K. Brough wrote three years ago “Incredibly easy to set up (and that's saying something as I'm a complete numpty with technical electronic stuff - I just want to switch it on”.
A few people said in their reviews that it had a good experience. John wrote in his review of this tablet “You navigate around with your finger by pointing and gently swiping the screen makes the whole experience a lot easier - a lot more fun” . Tablet_surfer scored the product very highly and mentioned “What matters is the experience using it and here Apple is way ahead”. V. Ago wrote on Amazon “The responsiveness of the browsing experience is good”.
Two customers who bought it agreed that it had good voice recognition. One Apple iPad Air owner reckoned that it was easy to handle. Johnentwistlespout scored it very highly and said “GarageBand has been revamped with loads more tracks and the new 64bit processor handles complex projects easily”.
Apple A7 processor tablets have excellent reviews on average and across all tablets Apple is one of the top rated manufacturers.
Good Technical Features
A number of Apple iPad Air owners mentioned in their reviews that the Apple iPad Air had good features. Andrei said in their review “The reboots are part of iOS's design flaw and app refreshes are part of its features I was told”. Catherine M Stuttard she wrote on Amazon “This is an excellent iPad with great picture and features”.
Two customers who bought the Apple iPad Air concluded that it had good technical guidance. Jmb said “I couldn't help having a good play with it” .
Acceptable Noise Level
One Apple iPad Air owner concluded that the product was quiet. Jungman wrote in their Apple iPad Air review on Amazon three years ago “Only draw back is wife wants on instead of Kindle, anything for a quiet life”.
Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity
The smallest internal storage capacity of similar spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the iPad Air is 4GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 48GB. With an internal storage capacity of 128 gigabytes, the iPad Air has a fairly large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that have been around for around the same time as the iPad Air.
Fairly Large Display Diagonal
Tablet computers of this age and type have display diagonals of between 7.8" and 9.7". The iPad Air has one of the larger display diagonals (9.7 inches) amongst A7 processor tablets of this age.
1080p Video Recording Modes
This tablet computer has a 1080p|720p video recording modes, which is the most frequently found video recording modes on tablet computers of a similar spec and age to it.
4 Reasons Against
Like most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the iPad Air, the iPad Air is not 3G.
Like most of the other tablets of this age and spec, the iPad Air is not 4G.
We think this Apple tablet looks expensive compared to other tablets of a similar spec and age. We checked 10 tablets of a similar spec and age and they range in price from £203 to £739.
With a weight of 469 grams, the iPad Air is quite heavy compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the iPad Air. The average weight of similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Air is 380g.
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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Apple released the iPad Air.
Average Processor Frequency
The Apple iPad Air has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air.
Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
At 5 megapixels, the iPad Air has a fairly average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.
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Two Processor Coress
The Apple iPad Air is a two processor cores tablet computer. That's average compared to the other 25 comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the iPad Air that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.
Processor Boost Frequency
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Safari,Mail,iBooks,FaceTime,iTunes Store,App Store,Siri,Photo Booth,Game Center
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