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Apple iPad Air
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Apple iPad Air A7 16GB 9.7" Tablet Editor's Choice Editor's Choice Les 5 Star Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
A7 16GB 9.7" 1 Feb 2014
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Apple Tablets Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Apple tablets and also specifically for Apple A7 processor tablet computers and found that in both cases Apple had excellent ratings.

5 Reasons Against

Not 3G

Like most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the iPad Air, the Apple iPad Air is not 3G.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the iPad Air, the iPad Air is not 4G.

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Only One Processor Cores

The iPad Air is a one processor cores tablet computer. Most of the other tablets of this spec and age have between one and three processor coress.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacitys of similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years range from 4GB to 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 48GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad Air has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the iPad Air.

There are a number of other 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Apple iPad Air[plb_3809771_price].

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Very Heavy

Similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the iPad Air have weights of between 330g and 480g, and the average weight is 380g. At 478 grams, the iPad Air is quite heavy compared to most of the other A7 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Apple released the iPad Air.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Apple iPad Air has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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12 Awards Recommended Recommended 4.5 Star Top Product Great Quality Editor's Choice Editor's Choice Les 5 Star Best in Test 6 Star Recommended Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

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

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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a7 16GB 9.7"
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Techradar Review is Significantly Better
One More Processor Core
16GB Larger Internal Storage Capacity
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