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Apple iPad Air A7 1.3GHz 16GB 9.7" 4G 3G Tablet

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5 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Apple A7 processor tablets have excellent reviews on average and across all tablet computers Apple is one of the leading manufacturers.

Features Five Personal Info Management (PIM)s

The Apple iPad Air has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to it. This tablet computer features a Calculator personal info management (PIM), which is the most frequently featured personal info management (PIM) featured on comparable spec tablets that were launched more than a year ago. The personal info management (PIM)s "Calendar", "Events reminder", "Games" and "Notes" are also featured on this Apple tablet computer.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

The Apple iPad Air has a 1080p video recording modes which is higher than the 720p video recording modes found on most comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to it.

A 1080p video recording modes is in fact the best video recording mode amongst all similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the iPad Air.

The worst video recording mode amongst comparable types of tablet is 720p.

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Fairly Long Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

Tablets of this type and age have browsing time (Wi-Fi)s of between 3h and 16h. At 10 hours, the iPad Air has a fairly long browsing time (Wi-Fi) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Very Short Browsing Time (4G)

The browsing time (4G)s of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the iPad Air range from 8h to 400h. The iPad Air has a fairly short browsing time (4G) (only 9 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad Air.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of similar spec tablets that were launched more than a year ago is 4.7GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 1 gigabyte, the Apple iPad Air has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released one year ago.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 1.4 gigahertz, the iPad Air has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than a year. The slowest processor boost frequency of tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the iPad Air is 1.1GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.3GHz.

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Very Heavy

Across all the tablet computers that have been around for more than a year the weights range from 250g to 480g, and the average weight is 370g. With a weight of 478 grams, the iPad Air is one of the heaviest A7 processor tablets that were released one year ago amongst tablets of this age.

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Very Short Browsing Time (3G)

Across all the tablet computers of this spec and age the browsing time (3G)s range from 7h to 400h. The iPad Air has one of the shorter browsing time (3G)s (only 9 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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6 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

At 1.3 gigahertz, the iPad Air has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for more than a year.

Tablet computers with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad 8[plb_2194249_price] (1.46GHz and cheaper).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the iPad Air has a relatively average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad Air.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad Air has a relatively average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the iPad Air.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad Air has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

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Two Processor Coress

The Apple iPad Air is a two processor cores tablet which is average compared to the other five A7 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Air that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Co-Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Family
Coprocessor Model
Coprocessor
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Geotagging
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Stabilizer
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Rear Camera
Audio
Frequency Range
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
AirPlay
Ethernet LAN
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
SIM Card Type
4G LTE
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Lightning Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Docking Connector Type
Phone Features
Video Call
Voice Call
Messaging
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Archive Formats Supported
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Browsing Time
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Browsing Time (3G)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Browsing Time (4G)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
SIM Card Support
Full HD
Total Storage Capacity
Video Capture Resolution (max)
Supported Graphics Resolutions

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Expert Reviews

(124)
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

13 August 2014

Microsoft made a big song and dance about how great the Surface Pro 3 works as a laptop replacement when it unveiled the hybrid device. In fact, taking a page out of Samsung's book, Microsoft went... Read more…

4 July 2014

I had some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, and an iPad Air to hand. Putting the two head to head seemed like the thing to do.Apologies for the grainy video at the start. It turns out... Read more…

13 June 2014

So Samsung has announced its latest Android tablet at its Galaxy Premiere event (watch the Samsung Galaxy Premiere live video stream here), the Galaxy Tab S 10.5. How does the new tablet shape up... Read more…

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

(1665)
Reviewed 3 December 2013 by Jp70

.. on the 2nd anniversary of buying her first iPad, I got her this one. Am not saying there was anything wrong with the last one, but JL's warranty is 2yrs, and it was fine... but has evolved... Read more…

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 22 July 2014 by Duck7

I did a lot of homework before i purchased the ipad air and i have had it for a few weeks now and yes it is the best, it also goes to show you get what you pay for. as for john Lewis the service... Read more…

Reviewed 15 October 2014 by Hollyhurst

Bought this to replace my old Samsung tablet and this is so much easier to use. Much more responsive and intuitive. Very, Very pleased...

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