Apple is one of the top rated tablet computer manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Apple also has excellent reviews for its A7 processor tablets.
The Apple iPad Air is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of this age and spec are not 4G compatible.
Unlike most of the other tablets of this age and type which are not 3G compatible, the iPad Air is 3G compatible.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The iPad Air has a quite fast processor clock speed (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the iPad Air. Across all the A7 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the iPad Air the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 1.5GHz.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad Air ($792.83) which is cheaper.
Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity
The internal storage capacity of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 4GB to 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 28GB. At 64 gigabytes, the Apple iPad Air has a fairly large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.
If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Apple iPad Air ($792.83) (128GB) which is also cheaper.
Very High Rear Camera Resolution
With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the iPad Air has one of the higher rear camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age. A7 processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad Air have rear camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 5MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 3.6MP.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available including the iPad Mini (3rd gen), or the iPad Air ($792.83) both from Apple which is cheaper.
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Fairly Large Screen Size
The average screen size of A7 processor tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the iPad Air is 8.4". The iPad Air has a fairly large screen size (9.7 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that came out around the same time as the iPad Air.
1080p Video Recording Mode
The Apple iPad Air has a 1080p video recording mode which is higher than the 720p video recording mode found on most A7 processor tablets that were released around the same time as it.
This tablet computer's video recording mode (1080p) is in fact the best video recording mode across all A7 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Air.
Across similar types of tablet computer the worst video recording mode is 720p.
2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution
This tablet has a 2048 x 1536 pixels display resolution, which is typical of many tablets of a comparable spec and age to it.
Features Five Personal Info Management Apps
The Apple iPad Air has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most A7 processor tablets that have been around for a similar time to it. This Apple tablet features a Games personal info management app, which is the most commonly featured personal info management app featured on tablets of this type and age. The personal info management apps "Calculator", "Calendar", "Events reminder" and "Notes" are also featured on this tablet computer.
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Very Short Browsing Time
The shortest browsing time of similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago is 9h, the longest is 10h, and the average browsing time is 9.4h. At only 9 hours, the iPad Air has a fairly short browsing time compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this tablet computer was released.
Two Processor Cores
Compared to the other 52 tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the iPad Air that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the iPad Air has two processor cores which is average.
We compared this tablet to all the other 2 processor core tablet computers and we think the Apple iPad Air ($792.83) which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Processor Clock Speed
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Safari,Mail,iBooks,FaceTime,iTunes Store,App Store,Siri,Photo Booth,Game Center
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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
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