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Apple iPad (32GB) - 2020 Tablet
iPad (32GB) - 2020
A larger tablet from Apple with a 10.2-inch screen and running on the iOS 14 operating system at time of test. The Apple App Store is included for downloading additional apps. Tested with 32GB of storage.
Description
A larger tablet from Apple with a 10.2-inch screen and running on the iOS 14 operating system at time of test. The Apple App Store is included for downloading additional apps. Tested with 32GB of storage.

Ratings Scorecard

Survey Results

Predicted Reliability

Predicted Reliability

Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased tablets, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first three years of ownership.

 /  5
Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction

Brand owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their tablet to their friends and family.

 /  5

Test Results

Performance

Performance

Speed of actions and visual smoothness running apps with complex graphics.

 /  5
Display

Display

Quality of the screen, including color, viewing angle, brightness and outdoor readability.

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

Ease of using the buttons, keyboard, and touchscreen, or interacting with apps.

 /  5
Specific tasks

Specific tasks

Ease of performing a variety of scenarios, including reading books, playing media, and using email and the Web, as well as the quality of produced photos and videos.

 /  5
Photo and Video

Photo and Video

Quality of the photos taken from the front and rear cameras, and videos taken from the rear (main) camera. Based on evaluations of items such as color accuracy, visual noise, and video sound quality, as viewed on and off the tablet. Features such as autofocus, flash, and available resolution are also taken into account.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

The presence of useful features, such as ports, and quality of the build.

 /  5
Battery Life - web

Battery Life - web

The time it takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the tablet loads a website over WiFi. The screen is set to a specific brightness that is usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5
Battery Life - video

Battery Life - video

The time it takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the tablet plays a local video on a loop. The screen is set to a specific brightness that is usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5
Battery - 30 min charge

Battery - 30 min charge

The time it takes to deplete a battery that has been charged partially for 30 minutes.

 /  5
Weight

Weight

The carrying weight of the tablet, without any case or cover.

 /  5
Screen size

Screen size

The diagonal measure of the screen's active area.

 /  5

About

The Apple iPad (32GB) - 2020 is part of the Tablets test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Tablets models like the iPad (32GB) - 2020 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Performance Speed of actions and visual smoothness running apps with complex graphics.

Display Quality of the screen, including color, viewing angle, brightness and outdoor readability.

Convenience Ease of using the buttons, keyboard, and touchscreen, or interacting with apps.

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