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Apple iPad Air A7 1.3GHz 16GB 9.7" Tablet

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A7 1.3GHz iOS 16GB Nov 2014
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All-new Design. A Ton Of Advanced Technology. In Just One Pound.You have to hold iPad Air to believe it. It's just 7.5 millimeters thin and weighs just one pound. The stunning Retina display sits... More
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10 Reasons For

Apple Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews

Apple is one of the top rated tablet manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Apple also has excellent reviews for its A5 processor tablets.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 1.3 gigahertz, the iPad Air has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air. The average processor frequency of tablets of this type and age is 1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 1.3GHz.

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Features Five Personal Info Management (PIM)s

The Apple iPad Air has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most similar spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago. This Apple tablet computer features a Calculator personal info management (PIM), which is the most commonly featured personal info management (PIM) featured on comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Air. The personal info management (PIM)s "Calendar", "Events reminder", "Games" and "Notes" are also featured on this tablet computer.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

The Apple iPad Air has a 1080p video recording modes which is higher than most A5 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as it. Most tablet computers of a comparable age and type to it have a 720p video recording modes.

This tablet's video recording mode (1080p) is in fact the best video recording mode across all A5 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

A 720p video recording modes is the worst video recording mode amongst comparable types of tablet.

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Fairly Long Browsing Time

Across all the tablets of this type and age the browsing times range from 9h to 10h. The iPad Air has one of the longer browsing times (10 hours) amongst tablets of this age.

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Very High Second Camera Resolution

At 1.2 megapixels, the iPad Air has a very high second camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the iPad Air. Tablets of a similar type and age to the iPad Air have second camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1.2MP.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

Across all the A5 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air the internal memorys range from 0.5GB to 1GB. The iPad Air has one of the larger internal memorys (1 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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Very Large Maximum Internal Memory

At 1 gigabyte, the iPad Air has a very large maximum internal memory compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. Tablet computers of this age and type have maximum internal memorys of between 0.5GB and 1GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 0.63GB.

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Very Thin

The average depth of tablet computers that were released around the same time as the iPad Air is 18mm, and the depths range from 7.2mm to 180mm. At only 7.2 millimeters, the Apple iPad Air has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other A5 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the iPad Air.

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Very Light

Tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Air have weights of between 290g and 670g, and the average weight is 460g. With a weight of only 308 grams, the Apple iPad Air is one of the lighter similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the iPad Air amongst A5 processor tablets of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The iPad Air is not 4G. Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the iPad Air are also not 4G.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 4G then you might want to look at the Apple iPad Mini[plb_1718155_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3G

Most A5 processor tablets that came out more than two years ago are not 3G. The iPad Air is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

Tablets which are 3G that might also be worth looking at include the Apple iPad Mini[plb_1718155_price] which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 7.9 inches, the Apple iPad Air has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other A5 processor tablets that have been around for a similar time to the iPad Air. The average display diagonal of tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Air is 8.7", and the display diagonals range from 7" to 11".

We compared all the other 7.9" tablets to this tablet computer and we think cheaper tablet computers such as the iPad Mini[pl_1718155_price], and the iPad Mini[pl_1718293_price] both from Apple is also worth considering.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 3 times zoom factor, the iPad Air has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other A5 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad Air. Across all the A5 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the iPad Air the digital zooms range from 3x to 5x, and the average digital zoom is 4.5x.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the iPad Air is 2.3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.3GHz. The Apple iPad Air has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Air

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the iPad Air has a pretty average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the iPad Air.

We compared all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablets to this tablet and we think cheaper tablet computers such as the iPad Mini[pl_1718155_price], and the iPad Mini[pl_1718293_price] both from Apple is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad Air has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A5 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available including the Apple iPad Mini[plb_1718293_price] which is cheaper.

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Two Processor Coress

The iPad Air has two processor coress. That's average compared to the other 16 tablet computers of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

There are a number of other 2 processor cores tablets currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper tablet computers such as the iPad Mini[pl_1718155_price], or the iPad Mini[pl_1718293_price] both from Apple.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Co-Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Family
Coprocessor Model
Coprocessor
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Geotagging
Second Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Stabilizer
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Main Camera Resolution (numeric)
Rear Camera
Audio
Frequency Range
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
AirPlay
Ethernet LAN
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Lightning Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
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
Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Archive Formats Supported
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
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
Battery
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
SIM Card Support
Full HD
Total Storage Capacity
Video Capture Resolution (max)
Supported Graphics Resolutions

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Expert Reviews

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20 June 2014

Apple's best tablet ever, it's small, light, incredibly powerful and has an amazing screen...

Expert Reviews

23 May 2014

This comparison takes the two most competitive tablets, Samsung's Galaxy NotePro 12.2 and Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet, and measures how they stand next to Apple's iPad Air.Where function meets... Read more…

2 May 2014

Ultimately it is a matter of personal preference. Both these tablets stand head and shoulders above the rest of the 10in tablet world. They are thin and light, well made, designed and built. They...

20 February 2014

Generation after generation, Apple iPad remains to be our favorite tablet device. The next generation of Apple iPad is here and it's utterly fabulous. Initially launched in the US on November 1,... Read more…

18 February 2014

For the past few years Apple's iPad has become an increasingly common sight in most offices, with many companies preferring its secure iOS operating system and user-friendly interface to those of... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 November 2014 by Sidetracted
Sidetracted would recommend the Apple iPad Air

This is an upgrade for me from the iPad 2, and I really like it, it is much lighter and brighter!

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

Love it much easier than a laptop...

Reviewed 13 February 2014 by AnthonyWright

The Apple iPad Air is the latest in the iPad series. It offers massive technological upgrades compares to the older versions of the iPad or the current selling counterpart iPad 2. The screen on... Read more…

Reviewed 9 September 2014 by Jules0461

I finally took the plunge and ordered my new Apple IPad Air from John Lewis. My order arrived very quickly, in fact less than 48 hours. Despite being a technophobe the Ipad was surprisingly easy... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Duck7

I did a lot of homework before i purchased the ipad air and i have had it for a few weeks now and yes it is the best, it also goes to show you get what you pay for. as for john Lewis the service... Read more…

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