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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Very Fast.

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    The new iPad air is very fast, high performance, very light. To top it all off the camera is better then all other tablets. Another great thing is you can get up to 128gb that's enough storage to have a whole series of tv shows and movies.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Awesome tablet!

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    its my firstime to purchase online and I'm not disappointed. The product is in good and the shipping is really fast! I recommend it to everyone people out there. Thank you! =)

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    IPad or subsequent invisishield issues

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    The iPad functions properly but I have had 3 invisishields installed . Either the iPad or the invisishield are defective as I have several black shadows on the screen. Still trying to determine the origin of the visual imparment, defective iPad and screen or invisishield installation?

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 2 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Possibly my last iPad

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    I have purchased every Apple iPad ever made with the exception of the Mini w/Retina. That list includes the iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad w/Retina, iPad 4, iPad Mini (original) and most recently the iPad Air. Out of all of those iPads, I have never had screen complaints until the Air. I originally bought a 32gb Air but exchanged it due to severe backlight bleeding along the edges. I subsequently upgraded to a 64gb Air. There were no backlight issues with the 64gb but I am very unhappy with the screen of both my Air and Mini. I have always felt that the screen of my Mini seemed a little dim compared to the numerous previous iPads I've owned. Well, I found out that Apple has switched to new manufacturing process and cut back on materials. They now use half the number of LEDs in their new iPads, starting with the original Mini and going forward. They also use less glass in the display. In addition to my own Air, I've also compared other Airs to my older iPads and performed several comparisons between my iPad 3 and Air display models in Best Buy and even the Apple Store. Every single test confirmed that the screen looks dimmer and duller than the previous models. Brightness was set to high on every model tested. If you look at the comparison photo I attached, you'll see that the screen of the barely 3-month-old iPad Air on the left does not even compare in sharpness, brightness and overall quality to the screen of the 2-year-old and counting iPad 3 on the right. The metal body also feels more plastic than metal. Lastly, despite the much touted A7 processor, it doesn't seem much faster than the iPad 3. Meanwhile, the Android tablets keep innovating and improving. Some people may dismiss the Air screen as simply being "warmer". Sorry, but that excuse won't work. All of the screens I checked looked just as dull, dim and lifeless. I'm getting tired of defending Apple's slow innovation or even the lack of same to my Android touting friends and family. I can't keep justifying paying more (in some cases, significantly) for my phones and tablets while watching them pay less while their quality improves way beyond Apple. They get waterproof devices with features I can only dream of while I get dull ugly dim screens that feel more like plastic than glass, and plastic feeling bodies. For the first time since iPad 1, I would honestly recommend going with Android tablet instead of an iPad. I don't think Windows tablets are there yet (and I detest Windows 8), but I would definitely recommend several Android tablets over the iPad Air. That is because I feel ZERO excitement about the next iPad based on what I've seen and experienced with the Air. Please get it together Apple.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    First Apple Product

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    After many years with HP towers and Toshiba laptops, we decided to give the I Pad air a try. I still have our HP tower and 23" monitor and love it. My wife had a Toshiba laptop with a 500 GB hard drive. The battery would not last and it was a pain to always have it plugged in to use it. With other programs that she would never use and the large hard drive, we thought it was overkill for my wife. We looked for weeks and watched videos and read reviews on tablets (including the new Samsung tablets) and decided on the Air. WELL... You think that most reviews that praise Apple products are done by fanatics, I used to call them "Apple Heads". I am hear to tell you that getting my wife the I Pad Air on her Birthday was the best thing that ever happened. She LOVES it. The learning curve switching from one operating system to another after so many years was not a problem. The only issue if any, is not having a back space button when browsing and having to tap elsewhere on the screen. A very minor issue which she and I will get used to. Typing on this pad is a breeze and fast. Battery life is fantastic and the portability makes even our old laptop seem like it was a boat anchor. By far, this was the best move ever and we wondered what took us so long. We haven't upgraded from IOS 7.0 to 7.1 yet. I read that there were a few bug with apps like Facebook. I suggest not updating till the issues are resolved. Apple may be slow at fixing some items and responding to questions.... But Microsoft and HP aren't perfect either. It really is a horse a piece. We were going to get the 16GB model but read that with all of the apps that are available, that we would go with 32GB. My wife threw me a curveball and opted for the 64GB. BOTTOM LINE? I can't get it away from her and if I do, it's not for long. Absolutely love Apple and this I Pad Air. Makes me reconsider about maybe going to a MAC desktop. There is so much you can do on the Air. I believe that some other tablets may be better in some respects, but a lot of those push their ability to have it where you can display multiple screens at once and do 2 - 15 different things at once. That's a a little too much clutter on the screen for us. The simplicity and elegance of Apple products are pleasing to the eye and a dream to use. I did not drink the Kool-Aid like many profess Apple users do. But... I might be turning into an "Apple Head". LOVE THE I PAD AIR !!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Keeps getting better, love my iPad Air!

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    I purchased my iPad air on Nov 1st, the first day they were available at Best Buy. I went black, wifi only and 64 gigs. This is my 3rd iPad (1st generation, 3rd generation, Mini). Before buying the Air, I alternated between my 3rd generation (power, retina display beauty) and Mini (lightweight convenience). The Air gives me both and allowed me to sell the two iPads I previously owned and used. I read a lot of books and the iBook, Kindle and Nook apps are three of my most favorite apps. The lightweight Air gives me the comfort of the smaller Mini I treasured with all my reading. Size matters and in my Air I went with 64 gigs to give me the capacity I wanted to let me carry around most of my books and much of my music and photos without worry of running out of space. Also, I went with the wifi only this time because I also own an iPhone 5 with wireless capability that I can share on my iPad when I need to. Bottom line for me is the Air gives me the combination of features I loved in my two previous iPads, but delivers it in one device. I am extremely happy with my upgrade to the Air.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    A premium tablet for everyone

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    The iPad is, by many counts, the best overall tablet out there, and if you can afford to pay the premium for a 64GB (or above), then using the tablet will be a very joyous and issue-free experience. It certainly has been for me. The screen quality is top-notch with vibrant colors and clarity, and everything from pictures to movies to even menus look beautifully detailed. It's very responsive to touch, and does a great job with deciphering between certain types of taps. With the right apps, it can replace a lot of what a PC can do, but keep in mind that it doesn't have all of the features to be a full replacement yet, for those who are thinking about using this versus a laptop. There's no doubt you can be productive on the iPad (ex. Word documents, data sheets, etc.), but just know that you'll run into a lot of very small nuances that you can only find on a laptop. The whole tablet itself is so delicate and luxurious. The feel is so great, I had the need to really protect my investment by getting an OtterBox case along with it as well. This may not sit well with people who are not fans of tablet cases, but, for me, I wasn't ready to completely smear and keep my iPad bare, so I got a very sturdy protective case to make using this the perfect peace-of-mind tablet experience.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Love it

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    This is my second Ipad - the first was an Ipad2 with 32 g of memory. I decided around the time that the Air came out that I really needed more memory. I also was interested in the fact that the new one would be faster. So far I have been very pleased - the Air feels like it weighs less than a pound, although so far I don't have a case on it - I ordered one from Apple. I had them install the smudge-proof screen but quickly decided i did not like that screen since everything was blurry. The next day I returned to exchange the screen protector (Zagg) for the Hi-def version. I was taken aback by the price as well as the cost to have them install it, but I am glad I did that. I have a similar protector on my Iphone and it has remained perfect for over a year. It was very difficult to connect this Ipad to my wifi. My Ipad 2 also had problems connecting after the IOS upgrade which I heard was a known issue. But the new one connected for a few hours and totally refused to connect the next day. It connected fine at the store so I knew it was probably the router. After reluctantly spending an additional $80 with Comcast (don't even start) they did change some settings on my router and now it's connected with no problem. I don't know what the problem is there but I was also told I should have contacted Apple. Overall, I am very happy with my Ipad Air. It was simple to back up since I had already backed up my prior ipad on the cloud. I know Apple products are costly, but I would never consider another tablet. I am disappointed with Best Buy's provision that you can finance it interest-free, but you get no reward points for the purchase. I have a problem with that. Other than all of the above, go for it. It's a wonderful tablet!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Lighter, faster & Thinner. Great product.

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    This product gets better with each release. This one was more than an incremental upgrade (a.k.a. one to two, three to four). However, it would have been nice to include the Touch ID since it's already in play on the iPhone 5s. I'm sure that was calculated to end up in the next major release of the iPad. You would want that for the same reasons it is on the iPhone! As for the cover, that is my biggest complaint about anything related to this product. It folds in 3 sections instead of 4 and constantly comes undone when in use. The previous versions of the iPad cover used 4 sections so it folded into a triangle with one section completely matching up to another and not just "touching" another one with the edge. Pretty much sucks. Don't purchase THE COVER. Not worth the money. Go for the iPad case which appears to work better and protect it more. Overall, still great.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Faster, Thinner, Lighter, AWESOME!

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    As was leaked out over the net, the iPad Air was designed to look more like the iPad Mini than the iPad 4. In other words, the iPad Air is a bit smaller than its predecessor. The thin side bezel means that the front of the tablet has a larger percentage of screen vs border. In a very significant improvement, Apple has compressed the unit so that the iPad Air is a lot thinner than the iPad 4, at just 7.5mm for the Air compared to the 9mm of the 4. All of this creates the effect that the iPad Air actually looks fairly small. It's also much lighter, weighing just 469g. That is a significant reduction on the iPad 4, which was 652g. However, it's only when you pick it up that you really notice the difference. The iPad 4 was far from big and heavy, but the iPad Air is so light and slim, that you will enjoy carrying it around everywhere and not notice it much. As with previous models, the iPad Air is constructed from aluminium. It's awesomely built, and many grades above the cheap plastic tablets from other manufacturers. Go for it!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Love my ipad!

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    This is my first tablet however I have used another brand in the past. The Apple format is much easier to use in my opinion. I needed something portable for surfing the internet and watching instructional videos on youtube. The ipad is perfect! So far no problems with battery life at all even while playing an HD game on it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Excellent Tablet, but pricey

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    After years of owning various versions of the iPhone/iPod/Apple laptops, we finally picked up an iPad Air 64 w/WiFi. As with all Apple products, it is simple to use, set up and use in conjunction with other products (wireless keyboard, speakers, etc.). The screen resolution is gorgeous and it performs beautifully with movies, games and other videos. My wife has paired it with a Logitech wireless keyboard to write longer e-mails, documents, etc. and loves it. The keyboard also links nicely to her iPhone for similar benefits. The iPad Air is terrifically light, slim and consequently portable beyond the likes of a laptop. While we have not done so, one could use a case that can be attached to a car headrest to allow for in the car entertainment. The one real downside is the price. It is too expensive for what it offers, and leaves Apple open to competition which is heating up in this market. We saved some $ by purchasing the WiFi version since we have reliable wireless at home and these days one can find wireless in many public places. Obviously if you are looking at this for work or do not have regular access to WiFi then it may not be the right choice for you. You can also save some $ by purchasing less memory, so be sure to do your research on your memory needs prior to buying. Best Buy delivered it as promised, though I was surprised FedEx left the box on our doorstep in sub freezing temps without obtaining a signature. In sum this is a fun and useful luxury item, unless someone tries to use it in place of a laptop, which would not work for us. It fits in that niche between a smartphone and a laptop, so yes it's great to have, but hardly a necessity. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because it is not a good value, though a wonderful tablet in many ways.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    We've had this Ipad for the longest time ever

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    It is the year 2020 and I bought this Ipad back in 2014. It is still kicking. Sure it doesn't have the fancy retina display that Ipad Pro has, but it literally has done everything for us. Watching movies, projects, art doodles, etc you name it. This was an impulse buy at the time, but it ended up being super useful to have around the home. Would recommend to those who don't care what type of ipad they need, but just want an Ipad to have for a slightly bigger screen for someone or even for your mom.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great product!

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    I don't typically by something on the first day it is sold but I was at Best Buy when the store opened on the day the air came out. Employees were helpful and it was a smooth purchase. Good job Best Buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Amazing tablet

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    First off... -I am a new tablet user -I am starting to adventure into the tablet section now. I don't claim to know a whole lot about tablets so I wanted to start off with something fresh so I could learn about the current technologies. Okay so as a new tablet user as always I was all giddy about going to Best Buy on November 1st and purchasing it. Eventually, the day came after a week of acting like a little kid. I DO wish though that Best Buy had more information in advance on exactly what they were going to be having in stock. I went to the store expecting to buy a 128GB only to be disappointed and be pretty much told they only have 32GB and 64GB versions. Nothing really major as I can't see myself needing 128GB at the moment for a tablet but you never known? The actual shopping experience was for the most part very pleasant. I was the like third or fourth person in line they had a few associates already in line waiting to assist everyone which I really thought was a good thing in my book. The associate(I don't remember her name sadly) was very helpful and explained a little about the different cases as I had told her I was a new tablet user. So I asked her and one of her co-workers for suggestions on exactly what I would possibly need in the future as far as accessories so we went down to the tablet/computer area and the two employees generously got me set up like it was a female taking a man into a clothing store and got me all piled up with stuff :D.... yeah... The pricing of the tablet was fair I believe. $700 wasn't too bad and I guess because the 128GB wasn't in stock that did save me $100 so I can't really argue the point. What really shocked me and while I do understand as to WHY I still find it kind of an outrageous price was the cost of the warranties. I don't remember the complete pricing but I think it was $140 for one year, $220 for two year, and like $350 for three year or something of a similar nature. Truth to be told I went with the two year as it seemed like the best "deal" But I mean seriously... $220 out of $700 is well... what... like 20% or something like that? So I had them to add the screen protector on by Zagg ($14 fee by the way) and was told to wait 24 hours before use. Now as you can imagine...THIS WAS QUITE HARD. I did wait though. I waited exactly 24 hours as a matter of fact! (Hence why this review is late) Okay so now to the new stuff. As far as I know this is the first tablet with a 64bit operating system in it. This is also the fastest chip currently cpu wise. When they say one pound...they really do mean ONE POUND. I was absolutely shocked really I was. It does feel like with the protector it weights more like three pounds but that is to be expected I suppose. Battery life thus far does seem to be pretty good. I forgot to do a battery test but I know I turned it on at like 9AM and I did use it fairly thoroughly through the day while learning more and more about the device. That's about all I can really discuss Best Buy/Spec wise. My own personal opinion of the device is this. If you want a long lasting tablet that has plenty of apps that you will need and you don't mind paying a little higher of a price I would suggest getting this product. I am highly satisfied ( thus far ) with the product. I look forward to doing more business with Ipads in the future. ( I still need to purchase some headphones/speakers even though I saw nothing wrong with the tablet sound) THE BUGS I HAVE FOUND:\ -sometimes after using certain apps the function to swap from horizontal to vertical etc doesn't seem to work I am unsure as to why -For some reason if you are using the feature where if you use three fingers and double tap it will enlarge the screen a lot of times it will show only that one area and will not allow you to move up/down with your fingers to view the items that are not being shown/enlarged. -The button on my zagg case for the pairing feels really dislocated and it did take a few tries to get it to sync properly so that may just be a defect? I will be posting the various items I purchased below as well if I can figure out how.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    The best Tablet up to date!

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    This tablet is great. It is my first apple tablet. I have been using Android for a few years, and had concerns about switching to apple because of many restrictions that Apple has. Flash being the first. And of course having to only use iTunes for movies and music. However I found apps in the app store that allow me to upload movies, music, and documents directly to the iPad by inputing an ip address into safari (PlayerXtreme). And to be able to watch flash over the internet I found another program on the app store that made it possible (Photon). Although it still has to work out some things, it's a great app. There are many excellent features that allow you to expand the uses of this little pad. Like iTunes U. I was also able to transfer all of my excel spreadsheets directly into Numbers without any loss in formatting or formulas. The camera is also great, I love the option to take multiple shots by holding the button. That way you never miss anything important. The only thing that is not so great is the storage. But thats why I got 64 Gigs. Also the speakers really should be placed on both sides. Other then that its a great tablet.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    The worlds best tablet computer

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    I've been wanting an iPad, for awhile, and the new iPad Air, is the best yet. I, previously, owned a Toshiba Thrive 10" Android Tablet. The Toshiba had lots of USB ports, which I never used, and expansion ports, to add more memory, which I never needed. It also had a very limited app store. Now, compare that to the iPad, and its like night and day. Apple has the largest, most useful app store, super fast processers, long life battery and a great screen. I wound-up buying an Camera connection kit, for the iPad. A Camera connection kit, is a USB port, that plugs into the lightning port, so I have a USB port, when I need it, and I can remove it, when I don't need it. My older tablet, was 4 times the weight of my new tablet and three times as thick. I wound-up buying the Apple Smart Cover, to protect the screen. The Smart Cover attaches with magnets, built into the iPad. When the cover is closed, the iPad goes into sleep mode, to conserve the battery. When its open, it can either lay flat, on the back of the iPad, or it can fold into a useful stand, for the iPad. The iPad Air is identical to the new iPad Mini, except its a little larger. I wanted the extra screen space, and its not that much more money, than the iPad Mini. The iPad Mini, is a nice tablet too. My Brother bought two iPad minis, this Christmas, for my nieces and they love their new tablets. Whether you're new to iOS, or a veteran, you really can't go wrong with the new iPad Air. Its an excellent tablet, and it comes with a lot of really useful free software, such as iLife and iWork. What's really cool, is I'm able to wirelessly send anything on my iPad Air, to my television, via AirPlay, because I have an Apple TV box, attached to my television. This means, that I can not only listen to music on my TV, but I can play games, surf the net, watch movies, view Photos, and do so much more. I'd highly recommend getting an Apple TV along with your iPad Air. Its a great, affordable accessory, especially if you don't already own a smart-TV and want a simple way to upgrade your television.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    The best premium tablet your money can buy!

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    Took home the 64 GB Wi-Fi white/silver two days ago, and really enjoying this newer updated version so much! Has all the features that I've grown accustomed to in my iPad 2, but now it's lighter, faster, and with brilliant retina display. I am glad that I held off on buying the previous retina display iPad as this was a much improved product. Connected easily to my Bose Soundlink Mini bluetooth speaker and Sounddock 10. My older iPad had a fairly good battery life, and so far this one has been holding charge quite well. Two days on stand by and the charge is barely down at 98%. Not bad. Glad I went with the white version this time, because my older black iPad 2 showed fingerprints more easily. Some of the application apps such as Pages, Numbers, etc. are now free and with so many more available, the possibilities are almost endless. I really enjoy my Apple devices and would purchase more Apple products in the future. Unfortunately, just like the newly updated iOS in my iPhone and iPod Touch, I don't really like the look of the apps. I hope that they overhaul the new look and come up with an improvement soon; otherwise, highly recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Well Worth the Money

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    Hands down IPad Air is the best tablet out there. When people tell me "Android or google tablets are just as good and half the price" I have to laugh at them. Yes, of course they are cheaper . . But you get what you pay for and those other tablets are NOT user friendly and their touch screens can't even be compared to an iPad no matter what commercials say. Yes, I realize that iPads cost allot, however they are user friendly and capable of making life simpler . . Unlike other tablets that leave you frustrated because they don't work as expected. I am a student, and the iPad has made it so simple for me to keep all of my notes from classes organized and easily accessible. Battery life is great also. I use my iPad ALOT and it always has enough juice to get me through the day. I also travel abroad, and the iPad has made it easy for me to keep connected no matter where I am, and it has become my camera, because the photo quality is impressive, and shoots stellar video. I speak English, spanish and I am learning Chinese and the iPad gives acess to so many apps that have been extremely useful to me in improving my language skills. Also the Apple Suppport Team is the BEST if I have a question I just go on apple and a team member has always been able to help me resolve my question. Hands down, iPad air is the way to go. It is the fastest, most user friendly tablet out there. Choose iPad.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    The best iPad yet

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    I've owned nearly every previous version of the iPad since the original (all but the iPad 4), and this one is the best iPad yet. The original was great when it first came out, since there hadn't been anything like it before. I definitely liked the speed increase and extra thinness of the iPad 2. Then the iPad 3 came out, and although the Retina display on the iPad 3 was great, I didn't care for the extra weight and thickness, nor the fact that it seemed to take a lot longer to charge. So when the iPad 4 came out soon afterward (the only real difference between the 3 and 4 was a slight speed bump and the switch to a lighting connector instead of the older 30-pin connector), I didn't bother to upgrade. Instead, you could say that I "downgraded" by opting to buy the thinner, lighter but smaller iPad Mini. And now at last the iPad Air is here. With the iPad Air, it's like Apple has taken the best features of all of their previous iPads, and rolled them into one! It's got the thinness and lightness of the iPad Mini, but now with the full-size high resolution "retina" screen of the iPad 3 & 4, while being the lightest full-size iPad yet. It's super fast, and I love it! So if you're in the market for a tablet, I highly recommend getting this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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