Apple iPad Air
The iPad Air is the fifth generation of Apple's highly remarkable tablet. It features a 9.7 inch Retina display and is powered by a 64 bit, A7 chip running iOS 7. Other features includes a 5MP camera that shoots HD video, an improved front facing FaceTime camera, Siri and dual microphones. It comes in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB of storage. Last but not least, the iPad Air weighs only 1 pound.
Thin and light design is a huge improvement over 4th-gen iPad
No battery life sacrifices required.
ILife and iWork apps are great.
Truly desirable tablet.
An improved front-facing camera makes FaceTiming look better.
The Retina Display still looks great.
Hard sell over the iPad mini with Retina, which also now has A7 power.
Same camera as iPad 4.
Lacks 802.11 ac.
Can't realise 64-bit speed yet.
Lacks Touch ID fingerprint scanner.
Starting at $499 for 16GB, itís still expensive.
By TechSpot on November 19, 2013
The iPad is now on its fifth iteration and with it comes a new name, the iPad Air. True to the moniker, Apple's latest full-size tablet has been put on a significant diet. It retains the same 9.7-inch display but with a bezel that is 43 percent thinner along with a 20 percent reduction in overall thickness.90
By EuroGamer on November 26, 2013
There are minor imperfections here that will no doubt be fixed in future models, but even with poorly-placed stereo speakers, a weak camera and a screen resolution that is no longer best in show, the iPad Air is still the most accomplished tablet device money can buy at this present moment in time...-
By PCAdvisor on November 18, 2013
In many respects a triumph, the iPad Air also introduces compromises to hit the low-weight/thin-case targets. Sound quality through the new stereo speaker has deteriorated, and although a matter of taste we found the iPad mini-style case loses the premium feel of preceding generations of iPad.80
By bjorn3d.com on November 13, 2013
Apple has managed to make the iPad Air both thinner and slimmer and it simply is one of the best 10-inch tablets you can buy today....86
By 3G UK on November 11, 2013
Apple has managed to turn around all the not-so-good things about the fourth-gen iPad – including the weighty chassis and awkward operating system to bring us a powerful, sleek tablet. If you have the cash, the iPad Air offers an apps/games/move...100
By Computer Shopper on November 09, 2013
With its 1-pound weight and slimmed-down design, the iPad Air marks the biggest leap forward for Apple's trend-making slate since the Retina display. It's rightly the standard by which all other tablets will, and should, be judged....90
By Wired UK on November 07, 2013
We have no hesitation in saying that this the best 10-inch iPad Apple has ever made. It feels like a milestone: the first iPad was a game-changer, but it was bulky and slow. The iPad 2 refined the design but didn't radically alter our perception of...100
By Gizmodo on November 05, 2013
The iPad Air is a marvel of technology. It's thinner, lighter, and better than any tablet of its size. More importantly, it shows that the iPad is capable of improving more than just its guts. It just happens to come at a time when you've never had more choices, from Apple and elsewhere-a lot of them cheaper, smaller, and with every bit as much zip.-
By Phone Arena on November 05, 2013
The iPad Air follows in the same footsteps as its predecessor, where it’s a fantastic tablet that has a fine balance with everything it has to bring to the table – so you won’t be disappointed by what you get! First and foremost, we...-
By GadgetMac on November 05, 2013
It has arrived, Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air has not only been given a new light-sounding name but also an agile redesign that replaces the original bulky picture frame-like bezel design we are all familiar with ever since the inception of the...90