A few people said in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Allan Jones said “The connectivity with the Internet is quick and there is no delay in browsing”. Bywoodland wrote in their review of the Apple iPad (3rd gen) “It's slick and a great internet media tool” . Jon & Michelle rated it 5 stars and mentioned “I didn't have infinite Internet and calls on my phone I would get one that took a SIM card, as it is I just make my phone a hot spot” in their review of the Apple iPad (3rd gen).
A few people who reviewed the Apple iPad (3rd gen) thought it was wifi compatible. Bigflat said on Amazon “I use VPN with university network and it logs on to my hospital network wifi with no problems”. Busb gave the Apple iPad (3rd gen) a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Apple iPad (3rd gen) review “I decided on the base model with no 3G - I use my 32GB 4S to tether when I'm away from home that works fine over WiFi”. D. Diep mentioned on Amazon “A lightning port instead of the usual Apple port, faster wifi and LTG/4G coverage” and rated the product 5 stars.
Several Apple iPad (3rd gen) owners wrote in their reviews that it had email functionality. Gary Baldy wrote in his Apple iPad (3rd gen) review on Amazon five years ago “I'm not sold on this gadget; it seems to be fine for email, browsing and games.” yet he only scored the product 2 stars. Happybooks said also five years ago “It makes emailing a joy” in their review. John mentioned in his review of the Apple iPad (3rd gen) “I'd use it for pleasure (eMail, watching films or playing the odd game”.
One person said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Five years ago Bigflat wrote on Amazon “The iPad continues to have amazing connectivity” in their review of this tablet and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
One Apple iPad (3rd gen) owner wrote in their reviews that it had network functionality. Charmkin said on Amazon “Replaces the PC for many tasks, such as checking emails, browsing, social networking and shopping”. One person who purchased this tablet thought it had a good signal strength.