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...
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Apple Has Excellent Tablet Computer Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Apple tablets and also specifically for Apple A7 processor tablets and found that in both cases Apple had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.
The Apple iPad Air is 4G compatible, unlike most of the other tablets that have been on the market for more than two years which are not 4G compatible.
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The iPad Air is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other A7 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago which are not 3G compatible.
We compared this tablet computer to all the other 3G compatible tablets and we think a cheaper tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_2519391_price] or you might consider a better rated tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_2519374_price] are also worth considering.
Tablet computers which are 3G compatible that might also be worth considering include the Apple iPad Air[plb_2031190_price].
Quite Large Screen Size
With a screen size of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad Air has one of the larger screen sizes amongst A7 processor tablets of this age. The average screen size of A7 processor tablets that have been around for more than two years is 8.6", and the screen sizes range from 7.8" to 9.7".
2560 X 1600 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The biggest maximum video resolution of the Apple iPad Air is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet, which is the most common maximum video resolution. Across all tablet computers of a similar age and type to the iPad Air the worst maximum video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.
1080p Video Recording Mode
This tablet computer has a 1080p|720p video recording mode, which is the most frequently found video recording mode on tablet computers of this type and age.
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Across all the A7 processor tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Air the weights range from 330g to 480g. At 478 grams, the iPad Air is fairly heavy compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the iPad Air.
Very Low Pixel Density
The Apple iPad Air has one of the lower pixel densities (only 264 pixels per inch) amongst A7 processor tablets of this age. The lowest pixel density of similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad Air is 260ppi and the highest is 330ppi.
Very Short Browsing Time
At only 9 hours, the iPad Air has a fairly short browsing time compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad Air. The average browsing time of tablet computers of this age and spec is 9.4h, and the browsing times range from 9h to 10h.
5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air
Released Over Two Years Ago
This tablet computer has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.3 gigahertz, the iPad Air has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the iPad Air.
Average Internal Storage Capacity
The iPad Air has a fairly average internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Air.
If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_2519363_price] (128GB) which is also cheaper.
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Average Rear Camera Resolution
At 5 megapixels, the Apple iPad Air has a relatively standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air.
Two Processor Cores
Compared to the other 25 tablets of a comparable age and type to the iPad Air that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the iPad Air is a two processor core tablet which is average.
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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
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The size of the screen and ease of use
Windows experience index 7.9 which is highest
Fits in all laptops
None so far. Ill update as time goes on
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