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Apple iPad Air A7 1.3GHz 32GB 9.7" Tablet

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A7 1.3GHz iOS 32GB Nov 2014
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Thin. Solid. iPad Air is just 7.5 millimetres thin and weighs less than half a kilo. Even though it's extremely light, it has a refined aluminium unibody enclosure that feels solid and durable in... More
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Apple has excellent average reviews for its A7 processor tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the iPad Air has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Air. The display diagonals of A7 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Air range from 7.8" to 9.7".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 9.7" tablets currently available including the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737198_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

This tablet computer has a 1080p|720p video recording modes, which is typical of many tablets of a similar type and age to it.

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Features Five Personal Info Management (PIM)s

The iPad Air has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most tablets of this type and age. This Apple tablet features a Notes personal info management (PIM), which is the most frequently featured personal info management (PIM) featured on tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Air. The personal info management (PIM)s "Calendar", "Detailed contact information", "Events reminder" and "Games" are also featured on this Apple tablet computer.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The Apple iPad Air is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other tablet computers of this age and type are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other tablets of this type and age, the iPad Air is not 3G.

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Heavy

Across all the tablets of a comparable age and type to the iPad Air the weights range from 330g to 480g, and the average weight is 380g. The Apple iPad Air is one of the heavier similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago (469 grams) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Low Pixel Density

Across all the A7 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the iPad Air the pixel densitys range from 260ppi to 330ppi, and the average pixel density is 310ppi. With a pixel density of only 264 pixels per inch, the iPad Air has one of the lower pixel densitys amongst A7 processor tablet computers of this age.

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Very Short Browsing Time

The iPad Air has a quite short browsing time (only 9 hours) compared to most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Air. The average browsing time of tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad Air is 9.8h, and the browsing times range from 9h to 10h.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple tablet computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.3 gigahertz, the Apple iPad Air has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the iPad Air.

We compared this tablet to all the other 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablets and we think the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737198_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 32 gigabytes, the iPad Air has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A7 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad Air.

If you are looking for a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Apple iPad Air[plb_2034560_price] (64GB).

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the iPad Air has a relatively typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the iPad Air.

There are a number of other 5MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737198_price].

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Two Processor Coress

The iPad Air is a two processor cores tablet computer which is average compared to the other 25 A7 processor tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the iPad Air that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

We compared all the other 2 processor cores tablets to this tablet and we think the iPad Air[pl_1737198_price], and the iPad Mini (3rd gen)[pl_1847201_price] both from Apple which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Card Reader Integrated
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Touch Technology
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Touchscreen
LED Backlight
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Pixel Density
Camera
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Geotagging
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Front Camera
Video Stabilizer
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Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
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Digital Zoom
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Built-In Microphone
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3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
AirPlay
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Data Network
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DC-In Jack
Lightning Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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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
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems 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
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Certification
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
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Cables Included
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Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
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Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
SIM Card Support
Full HD
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Expert Reviews

(74)
23 July 2015

The iPad Air 2 is no doubt a five-star product. However, while Apple may have improved the processor, added Touch ID and tweaked the display in the Air 2, we don't feel it's enough to justify... Read more…

Slim and light (although a little thicker and heavier than iPad Air 2)
Still comfortably fast enough for almost all apps and games
Beautifully designed and built
Will start to feel slower as time passes and more demanding apps are released
Screen feels slightly plasticky because of 'flex'
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...

22 May 2014

Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air: the same, but different When Microsoft first launched the Surface tablets it pitched them squarely against Apple's market-leading iPad . And that was reasonable: after... Read more…

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User Reviews

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

Love it much easier than a laptop...

Reviewed 15 July 2014 by Shan420

I bought this as a present for my parents living abroad, video chatting wasn't great experience because the call quality was really bad before using facetime,so i bought an iPad for them, now with... Read more…

This is a very fast drive. I'm sure there might be others out there that are faster. but if I can install this in an ancient dell inspiron 1525 and get under 12 boot time that pretty impressive. mind
The size of the screen and ease of use
Fast
Windows experience index 7.9 which is highest
Fits in all laptops
None so far. Ill update as time goes on
Haven't even had it for a week and its giving me problems already. Computer hangs up. .. and have to force. Blue screen of death. I had to reinstall Windows 7 times because the drive would keep failin
Reduced real estate
Haven't been able to connect to my printer
A little pricey
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…

Reviewed 30 July 2014 by GladeBird

First introduction to Ipad Air. Found the requirement to make emergency with the family whilst on holiday. The Ipad fills that requirement with easy. Still learning how to use its full potential &... Read more…

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