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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 1990 reviews

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    iPad 9.7 Great Value at the Right Price

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    SJG56
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    I purchased this during a Best Buy promotion at a discounted price during a pre-Black Friday sale. I was looking for a basic iPad to supplement my iPad Mini 2 that I use all the time. I think it’s a great size for tablet computing- it’s a little easier on the eyes to read than the iPad Mini and the keyboard is larger which allows for easier typing for emails, text messages, etc. I also considered the iPad Pro 10.5. I was not interested in the brand new iPad Pro line from 2018 as that was much more than I needed, but again Best Buy offered a very good pre-Black Friday price on the 10.5 inch 2017 iPad Pro model. I compared the two side-by-side. The iPad 9.7 offered a tremendous value at the sale price and was a strong contender. I found it remarkably fast and responsive. The clarity of the screen is good, and it made for a definite upgrade over my old iPad Mini 2. However, I felt that the screen had too much glare and sounded a little plastic-like when tapped since it is not fully laminated. Visually, the air gap under the screen did not seem to be an issue. In the end, it was more a factor of the feel of the screen and the glare that was the deciding factor in the end. The iPad Pro 10.5 offered some additional features that I liked so I felt in the long run it was worth the extra money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Really nice for the price

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    DavidA
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    I bought this as an upgrade for my aging iPad 4, and this is my third iPad. It’s nice and fast, and the screen is good and sharp. I decided not to spend the money on the pro models as this one is pro enough for me. It has the FaceTime camera and Touch ID which allows it to have Apple Pay for web sites and apps that support it. If you have or get an Apple Pencil, it supports that as well. It has a faster processor equivalent to the iPad version of the iPhone 7, which means that it is capable of viewing HEVC 4K video (and at least theoretically capable of editing it if you get it on the device), but the camera is an older camera that shoots no more than 1080p. For the most part, it feels very good and solid. The screen doesn’t feel as solid as my old iPad 4, but then again, this iPad is quite a bit less expensive for much more storage space. The screen also seems a bit smaller than the iPad 4, but it’s still big enough. Overall, I’m pleased with it and am really glad that Apple now has a great iPad available for this price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great All Around Tablet

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    RobDaMonster
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    I've never been a Apple fan but I jumped out there when they release a budget friendly iPad. I’ve have everything Samsung and my only gripe about Apple is expandable memory. I take a lot of photos of my family and I have to pick what folders to sync with iTunes. I have the Tabs 4 and put a 256 gb memory card in it plug it up to any computer and place any file I want. Apple you need iTunes for everything I place my sd card in my Tab S4 and still came out cheaper than the new iPad Pro. With Apple they want you to buy storage, come on Apple other than that I love the tablet for simple things like checking email, browse the web, YouTube. Things like that but for media consumption like photos, music, videos My Tab S4 all day. Keep in mind you shoot 4k or any video in HD you will eat up the memory quick. Shoot any photos with a high res solution you memory will be gone really really quick.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet, but 4 out of 5 stars.

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    Steve
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    I was always an Android tablet person but lately I’ve been switching to Apple. I prefer the interface, and the long lasting battery. I also like that there are never issues with any apps that you download. I give it 4 out of 5 stars. I decided I didn’t need the iPad Pro and for $400 this gives me everything I need. I knocked off one star only because the speakers aren’t great. That’s one thing I liked about the pro but didn’t want to spend an extra $300 just for better speakers. If I need louder crisper audio I can always use headphones or a Bluetooth speaker but it’s an inconvenience.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Awesome tablet with alot of versatility

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    Cball
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    This is such a good product for anyone new or an experienced apple user. Setup was easy and connection was a breeze. The speed of the processor is that would compare to a computer and when paired with a wireless keyboard it's almost as good as a laptop. The only downfall I would say is that the screen can be a bit unresponsive at times but I would say 9/10 it has zero issues. This newer device supports the apple pencil as well so its the perfect tool for any student or artist on the go. Great for business or for pleasure.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good but could be better

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    thelowedown
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    Apple's iPad is a great tool but sometimes I wonder about these IOS updates that make some tasks super difficult. One of my prime uses for an iPad is consumer marketing. Think about a trade show and having an iPad available for someone to learn more about your business. I found it extremely non-intuitive and difficult to get simple home-created videos onto the iPad for use. It really shouldn't be that difficult. For those familiar with Apple products, the iPad functions like other devices including iPhones and MacBooks.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    The most affordable iPad ever

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    pzambelli83
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    The new iPad is great tablet for those that want just that: a tablet. It's shorn of the power and performance of the iPad Pro range, but the addition of Apple Pencil compatibility and the A10 chipset bring it pretty close, and for a lot less cash. It irks that you need to buy the Pencil separately to unlock a key feature, and design-wise we're seeing something pretty old-school here… but for the price it's hard to criticize too much, and this is still the best tablet on the market.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does what I need it to

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    TheLasVegasMermaid
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    Gave it 4stars only because it is rather heavy and I can’t hold it for very long without hand cramps. Other than that it does what I need it to. The camera is good and I can get the apps I want. I had the IPad Air before this and was extremely happy with that one. Too bad it broke... by fault of my own. But I do digital art and this is compatible with the apps I use which is perfect . A little frustrating to understand the new updates but not impossible. Just learning as we go.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I like the mini better, but this model is newer

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    soma415
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    I bought this ipad for my Dad as an upgrade from his ipad mini (first or second generation) which was running slowly and running out of space. I would have purchased a newer mini for him as a replacement, however Apple hasn't upgraded the mini in years and I wanted to get newer hardware technology. I think the 9.7 is a little too big, but I went with the newest model. Besides the size issue, everything else seems to be just fine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent features for the price

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    nocturnian
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    I was in need for an ipad upgrade since my last one, the ipad 4, was no longer supported by the latest IOS (version 12). Was deciding between the ipad 6 and the ipad pro. I opted for the ipad 6 and so far I have no regrets. The ipad pro did have slightly larger screen and a slight better processor, but it was not worth the significantly more price. For my use, the ipad 6 hits the sweet spot.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nothing Special

    Posted
    StlMike

    Traded in my iPad Air for $130 and bought the new 6th generation. I’m sure the new one is faster but the old iPad was fast too. I can’t tell much of a difference. The screen is not as sharp as the iPad Air because there is a space between the glass and LCD screen. My old iPads battery was failing. I wish I would have just paid $100 for a new battery. The Battery doesn’t last as long as the iPad Air. My guess is the new processor and increased RAM use up more power.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Best Tablet, small problems

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    Jake
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    As for phones I am an Android guy, but android still seems pretty clunky to me on tablets. Not a huge fan of iOS but it is good. Does what I want it too and rarely doesn't work well. Battery life is GREAT. Seems to last me a while. I mostly use it for work but occasionally watch a movie with my wife. We started a Netflix movie at 28% battery and finished it with some battery left.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great replacement IPAD

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    DavidC
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    purchased to replace an IPAD mini 2. Went with this unit instead of the IPAD Pro. Much faster than the IPAD mini, good battery life. Works great with the Apple pencil. Unless you are a serious graphic artist or photographer or need more that 128 GB of storage, this is all you really need. Price uplift to include the cellular radio is too much - we tether to our iPhones when needed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great as Usual

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    EastCoastRaine
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    I went from an iPod mini to a standard size iPod and love the larger screen this upgrade has given me. I had been using a Kindle for my reading and find the transition to using the iPod very easy to make. I love having the single device for everything, and that it will also synch to my phone. I do find the larger size a bit harder to deal with, but it's worth it for the larger screen.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great all around iPad

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    Schoer13
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    I upgraded from an iPad mini first gen so this was a huge improvement for me. It does everything I need it to for school and the ability to use the pen is great! I use the pen a lot more than I thought I would. The only negative thing about it is that it’s harder to type on than the mini so if you type a lot and don’t plan on getting the pen, buy the iPad mini.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not as good as the pro but great for the money.

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    Sacollins
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    First off I have an IPad Pro that I love. That being said this is an upgrade of a gem 2 iPad for my wife and it is night and day from her old one. If you aren’t using the iPad as an iPad there is no reason to spend the additional cash on the pro as this machine works great and still has plenty of bells and whistles. My only gripe is that Apple limits the memory for no reason. Would definitely buy again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Upgrade

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    Trent
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    I purchased this as an upgrade to my iPad Air - attracted by the support for the Apple Pencil. It is fast, responsive and certainly fun to work with the Pencil on the non-Pro version. I have noticed that the battery life has not improved over the iPad Air, but overall, this is quite a nice product, and suitable for both education and non-educational usage.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great iPad for my Parents

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    KayBug
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    My parents needed a new iPad after having an accident(s) with two other iPads. (I made them get a case for it as well) We went with the 128 GB iPad as my parents love keeping photos of their grandkids and videos of them as well. They are very happy with this new iPad and can enjoy their games, videos and photos that they play daily.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    solid ipad upgrade

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    Anotherlogin
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    had to replace after losing few items to burglary. solid low end ipad upgrade. nice feature to have ipad pencil support. did recently pick up an ipad pro with a sale so that is an interesting comparison. pro is a little faster with loading pages, but the basic ipad is still quite solid for price/performance and everyday functon

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent pictures

    Posted
    Phil
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    I had a trade in an I Pad 3rd generation to 6th generation 128Gb. It is totally different. A super picture, lighter and thinner I Pad. The only thing stops my 5th star in rating the I Pad is a slow pick up of the wifi connection especially the email. I brought it to the Apple store and had an on site test. Thanks God, I was not a liar.

    I would recommend this to a friend