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Apple iPad Air

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92 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
92

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The iPad Air is incredibly thin and light, and it's the most comfortable 10-inch tablet we've used. It also comes with a nice boost in performance while maintaining good battery life.

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Pros
  • A7 chip offers fast performance
  • Thinner and lighter than before
  • Global LTE support
  • Long battery life
Cons
  • Touch ID not included
  • Retina display is good, but no longer the best

Reviews

90
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 24

92
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 61
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Specs

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
IOS
Screen size
9.722
Storage type
Internal storage
Camera (integrated)
Yes
Maximum battery life
Up to 1020
Form factor
Operating system
Screen size
Storage type
Camera (integrated)
Maximum battery life
Tablet
IOS
9.722
Internal storage
Yes
Up to 1020

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92 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
92

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

92
 

User Reviews

90
longnh
Apple's iPad Air is among one of the best tablets out there, it's not overestimate...read more
100
Error909
Awsome tablet without any lag! Only weak point is battery. iOS is fast and clear....read more
80
mjc1989
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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