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Apple iPad 1GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

1GHz 16GB 9.7" Slate Feb 2010
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The Best Way To Experience The Web, Email, Photos, And Video. Hands Down.All of the built-in apps on iPad were designed from the ground up to take advantage of the large Multi-Touch screen. And... More
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Apple tablet computer received an "Editor's Choice" from CNET.com who said that this tablet was fantastic.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this tablet is 81% based on ten expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, impulsegamer.com and gamepro.com. Tablet experts think this tablet computer is one of the better tablets of this spec and age.

Good User Reviews

IPad owners on average rated this tablet 80%.

Apple Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews

Apple has excellent average reviews for its tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet range.

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Nice Design

A number of Apple iPad owners who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was good looking. Cnet.com mentioned on CNET.com “A gorgeous high-res screen--the latest iPad cements its position at the head of the tablet pack”. Engadget.com wrote “IPod into an elegant, affordable supergadget” in their review of this tablet. Engadget.com also mentioned “Gorgeous, sharp, accurate touch screen”.

Some customers who bought it considered that it was a good design. Six years ago Engadget.com wrote in their review “Sleek design”. Engadget.com also wrote “Apple looks set to shake up casual computing with tablet that offers clever design and ease of use”. Ubergizmo.com said in the same month “Design, outstanding screen”.

One Apple iPad owner considered that the product was smooth. Four years ago Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “Great display, good browser, smooth, easy to use interface, plenty of great applications” in their review. One Apple iPad reviewer considered that the product was luxurious. Maclife.com said “Thirdparty iPad apps are already great, luxurious screen” in their review of the Apple iPad.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Apple iPad reviewers who bought this tablet considered that it had a good battery life. Ubergizmo.com said six years ago “Good battery life”. Ubergizmo.com also wrote “Up to a 64GB of memory (and 8 hours of battery life) in a slim package”. Ubergizmo.com also said “App Store, excellent battery life, impressive performance, works with existing iPhone apps, great digital photo frame”.

Easy to Use

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the Apple iPad was easy to use. Ubergizmo.com said “IPad OS 3.2 is quick, stable and easy to use”. Ubergizmo.com also mentioned “Intuitive and fun multitouch interface”. Maclife.com said “Really easy to use”.

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good interface. Ubergizmo.com mentioned “Great user interface” in their review of this tablet. Ubergizmo.com also said “Easytouse interface Fast, responsive navigation”. Maclife.com wrote in their Apple iPad review “Gorgeous 9.7" touchscreen, elegant design, gorgeous user interface” and rated it 5 stars.

A few customers said in their reviews that the Apple iPad was comfortable and easy to hold. Six years ago Ubergizmo.com said “How are we supposed to hold it for long periods of time” in their review of the Apple iPad. Maclife.com mentioned “Its an althogether more relaxing, more comfortable experience than the iPod Touch or iPhone” in their review of the Apple iPad.

One Apple iPad reviewer thought it had a good experience. Ubergizmo.com wrote in their Apple iPad review “Fantastic app experience” . One person who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to setup. Maclife.com scored the product 5 stars and mentioned six years ago “Ultra modern design, very easy to set up and use, gorgeous”.

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A Top Selling Product

According to sales data from Amazon, the iPad is one the fastest selling tablet currently available for sale.

Good Connectivity

Several customers who reviewed the Apple iPad thought it was wifi compatible. Engadget.com wrote in their review of the Apple iPad six years ago “Reasonably priced, data contract is not compulsory, compatible with iWork apps, has 802.11n WiFi built in”. Ubergizmo.com said “The same is true of the WiFi iPad” . Maclife.com wrote six years ago “Built in Wireless N Capability”.

A number of Apple iPad reviewers considered that this tablet had email functionality. Ubergizmo.com mentioned in their Apple iPad review “The most natural email and web viewer on the planet”. Six years ago Maclife.com mentioned “Apples e-mail system lacks true file support, which makes using the iPad as a serious laptop replacement a no-no for the time being”.

One Apple iPad reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Six years ago Ubergizmo.com wrote “Movies, music, internet and more, big enough to share”. One Apple iPad reviewer concluded that it had gps.

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Robust

Some people who bought the product agreed that it was well made. Ubergizmo.com wrote six years ago “The operating system is solid, speedy and ohsoeasy to use”. Maclife.com wrote in their Apple iPad review “Well built, looks great”.

Good Sound Quality

Some Apple iPad owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Ubergizmo.com wrote “Beautifully made, big screen, sound is good through speakers”. Six years ago Maclife.com wrote “Decent built-in speakers” in their review of this tablet.

Good Picture Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Six years ago Maclife.com scored the product 5 stars and wrote “Bright screen displays great graphics” in their Apple iPad review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Apple iPad reviewer who purchased the Apple iPad thought it was quiet. Ubergizmo.com mentioned “Speakers are too quiet, attracts fingerprints, still no Flash support”.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablet computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Flash Storage Medium

This tablet has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets of a similar age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

A few customers said in their reviews that the product was not good quality. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad on CNET.com “The iPad's screen resolution hasn't budged, photo quality is mediocre, there's still no Adobe Flash support”. Ubergizmo.com mentioned “Some video apps degrade quality over 3G”.

Inferior for Games

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was not good playing games on. Six years ago Ubergizmo.com mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad “Limited as a gaming platform”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of people who reviewed this tablet wrote that it was not heavy and bulky. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this tablet “The new iPad is slightly heavier than last year's model” . Maclife.com said in their review “Can start to feel heavy after a while”. Maclife.com also wrote “Somewhat heavy for an ereader”.

One person who reviewed the Apple iPad said that it was not good physically. Maclife.com said “On-screen keyboard can't compare to a physical keyboard” in their review of the Apple iPad but they gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One Apple iPad owner who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was not heavy. Six years ago Maclife.com wrote “Expensive, some may find the device hefty after some time, iPhone games are forced to be stretched to fill the screen, developers charging more for iPad vs” in their review.

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Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other tablet computers of this age and type, the Apple iPad is not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Apple iPad is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the iPad are also not 4G compatible.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The Apple iPad supports a 2.1 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

A 2.1 Bluetooth version is actually the worst supported Bluetooth version amongst all tablets of a similar type and age to the iPad.

A 4.0+HS Bluetooth version is the best supported Bluetooth version amongst comparable types of tablet computer.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of tablet computers that have been around for more than two years is 1GHz and the fastest is 2.3GHz. When compared to other comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Apple iPad's processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the LG V500 (1.7GHz and higher rated).

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Heavy

Across all the tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 120g to 8.5kg, and the average weight is 610g. At 680 grams, the Apple iPad is fairly heavy compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the iPad.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad

Released Over Six Years Ago

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

Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the iPad.

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Expert Reviews

(18)
29 April 2014

The Apple iPad has been with us now for a number of months without any real competition. It created a ?new? segment of the market somewhere between a smartphone and a netbook PC and has dominated... Read more…

10 April 2014

Though rumours once had the iPad looking like half of a MacBook, it just looks like a really big iPod touch , wrapped around a 1-GHz Apple A4 chip. Multitouch and drop-down menus are major... Read more…

5 July 2013

IPad 1 is now pretty old and for about the same cost you get better Apple tablets. iPad is the best tablet in the consumer market, its latest versions have always set the bar which so far no other...

24 January 2011

8/10. It's a very expensive but essentially fun toy. Not quite mobile, not quite PC, but engaging anyway. External linkswww.expansys.com , www.expansys.com , www.expansys.com , www.expansys.com...

1 July 2010

The iPhone is definitely one of the most revolutionary and technological savvy devices created. You just have to walk down the street and you?ll notice quite a few people using them these days.... Read more…

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 4 December 2013 by Grzegorz Skorupka
(Verified Purchase)

I pad received late, when i received it was faulty(wifi fried), i sent the item back they sent it back!!! then iv had no response since.... iv been contacting for a month now,me being new to... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2011 by Rocky

I was talked to buy this item by my grandchildren,,thankfully,i have no regrets now ive purchased it,,i have my sky go and tv catchups,while they download apps of games and videos.all in all,a... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Andrea Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Thanks for sending this item, did not realise at the time it was a 1st generation Ipad, but really love it and it is getting used daily. Have put my own signature on it with apps and music. What... Read more…

Reviewed 20 March 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I'm giving this 3 stars only because I couldn't upgrade the iOS and wasn't fully aware of the this when I got it or yhat the iOS offered limited options for the use of things like Facebook. The... Read more…

Reviewed 12 May 2013 by Jacknobrain
(Verified Purchase)

DOES THE JOB BIT SLOW FINE FOR SIMPLE BROWSING AND GAMES SLOWS DOWN WITH ANYTHING TO HECTIC 7/10 SPEND THE EXTRA AND GET THE NEW IPAD...

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