Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 16GB) tablet

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Summary: A larger tablet from Apple with a 9.7-inch screen and Wi-Fi Internet only, running on the iOS 7.0 operating system. Uses the Apple app store for downloading apps. Tested with 16GB of storage.
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Type: 9-inch-screen and larger tablets, Wi-Fi-only
About - Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 16GB)

The Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 16GB) is a larger tablet computer with a 9.7-inch screen. Its screen resolution is 264 pixels per inch. The squarish screen is a better shape for photos than for videos, and it utilizes toughened glass for durability.

The tablet has a GHz Apple A7 processor with 2 cores. It runs on the iOS 7.0 operating system. It has 1GB memory and is available with 16 or 32GB storage.

There is a headphone jack with a volume control, a built-in microphone, and a mono speaker. Internet connectivity is via Wi-Fi. It has a 1.2-megapixel webcam, and a 5-megapixel camera. Optional camera and HDMI cables available.

The tablet measures 9.4 inches long by 6.6 inches wide by 0.29 inches thick.

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About This Brand

Now in its sixth generation, the iPad Air 2 uses Apple iOS, noteable for its intuitive interface and excellent app store. A 7.9-inch version, the iPad Mini, closely mimics the larger model. Apple has retained earlier, less expensive versions—the iPad Air, iPad Mini 2 and iPad Mini. Models are also available with 4G service.

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Features & Specs - Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 16GB)
info Internal storage (GB) 16
info Operating system iOS 7.0
info Length (in.) 9.4
info Width (in.) 6.6
info Depth (in.) 0.29
info Memory-card reader No
info Webcam Yes
info Camera Yes
info GPS No
info Optional folding keyboard No
info Fingerprint-resistant screen Yes
info Approved app market Yes
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User Reviews - Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 16GB)
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Extremely disappointed
It's light
Resists Running Graphics
Won't Open Attachments
Best Uses
Best Used As A Paperweigh
I bought my iPad Air about nine months ago and fell instantly in love. It was light, it was fast. Everything about using it was intuitive. Then, a few months later Apple upgraded my system from iOS 7 to iOS 8 and everything ended. Now it freezes, won't open attachments, refuses to run graphics and can't seem to find websites. Every few weeks Apple gives me an upgrade that will fix all the existing problems. After six months of fixes it still doesn't run. I would consider a new iPad but what's the point?
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(14 of 16 customers found this review helpful)
16 Gig Is Too Small
Battery Life
Quality feel
16 Gig
Best Uses
Photo Album
Reading news
Watching Nhk News
Watching youtube
There are many things to like about the iPad Air:<br /> Great display<br /> Great battery life<br /> Apps that work better than on an Android tablet<br /><br />I don't think that Retina display tablets should even be sold with only 16 gig as standard. Have far fewer apps and photos on the iPad Air than on my Nexus 7 (2012) and yet the Nexus 7 has three times the storage left. I am at the point of having to start deleting things.<br /><br />Considering what memory sells for in the computer world, charging $100 more for the 32 gig unit is ridiculous.<br /><br />Would not recommend the 16 gig unit to anyone.<br /><br />Note: This is my first Apple product.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(26 of 27 customers found this review helpful)
iPad Air is becoming my only computer
Excellent apps
Free apps
Light Weight
retina display
Best Uses
Reading ebooks
Streaming video
Web Browsing
The Retina Display makes streaming video very sharp, but it also makes reading ebooks easy because characters are very well defined. I'm exploring ways that I may be able to use the iPad Air as my only computer and I've owned a laptop for 25 years. Apple has provided its versions of Word (Pages), Excel (Numbers) and Powerpoint (Keynote) for free and these will support my use of the iPad as my only computing device.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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