The Apple iPad Air 2 is a bestselling 2014 9.7-inch tablet that received positive reviews for it’s fast 64-bit A8X processor with 1GB of RAM that allow for fast loading of apps with enough power for decent multitasking, amazingly stunning Retina display running at an impressive resolution of 2048 x 1536, sleek and stylish design with a very lightweight and thin build and its long 10 hour battery life. However, it has received some criticism for its cost as it is considered one of the most expensive tablets available, and for some limitations found in iOS 8 that limits your control of the operating system. Overall, the iPad Air 2 represents the next evolution of devices from the tablet leader and is the perfect tablet for both work and play.
The 9.7-inch iPad Pro is a iOS tablet that was released by Apple Inc. in March, 2016. It received very positive reviews for its excellent build quality and a slim, lightweight design. Users fell in love with the QHD display whose clear and sharp picture output sits comfortably on top of the competition. The iPad’s more appealing features were its strong performance, a great camera and commendable battery life. However, critics raised a bit of concern over iOS’s multitasking capabilities and a cramped optional keypad. All in all, the iPad Pro 9.7 is one of the best conventionally sized tablets in the market.
The Apple iPad Mini is a bestselling 2013 7-inch tablet that received positive reviews for a gorgeous high-resolution retina display, a blazing fast A7 processor, a storage upgrade option up to 128GB, Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity, great battery life and a compact design. Some reviewers felt the base price to be very expensive relative to the competition and wanted the Mini to come with a touch ID fingerprint sensor like on the iPhone 5s. For buyers who need tablet just for e-books, web browsing and video playbacks, there are plenty of other cheaper tablets but for those who want more in terms of power, performance and stunning visuals, the iPad Mini is a great tablet. If video editing is primary use, we recommend the 9-inch iPad Air which offers similar performance and features at a slightly higher price.
The Apple iPad Pro 2020 12.9-Inch is a bestselling premium large tablet that received positive reviews it’s blazing fast performance, high quality bright 120hz display, lengthy battery life and razer thin design. Reviewers were critical of it’s high price, expense extras and the lack of a standard headphone jack.
The iPad Air is a bestselling 2013 tablet that received universal acclaim from reviewers. Users were blown away with not only performance increases over previous models, but also a form factor thin and lighter than anyone thought possible. With exceptional battery life, an amazing Retina display, tons of great free apps, and even improved sound quality over it’s predecessor, the iPad air has been hailed as the best full size tablet released to date.
The Apple iPad Mini ME276LL/A is a bestselling 2013 7-inch tablet that received positive reviews for its high-resolution Retina display, fast processor, great battery life and a sturdy metallic design. However, it lacks a fingerprint sensor, it has no microSD card slot and there are cheaper Android alternatives. All in all, the Mini 2 is a good option for those who want the design, display quality and software experience comparable to the latest iPads, but for a much cheaper price.
The 2017 model of the Apple iPad 9.7-inch has received positive reviews for its great price without sacrificing performance, making use of the A9 chipset. Users liked the amazing 2048 x 1536 (264ppi) IPS Retina display, its responsiveness and its good battery life. The sleek look also received praise along with its lightweight build. However, while many loved the screen’s resolution and clarity, some thought that because the screen is not laminated to the glass, it had more glare. Others also found that it feels slightly cheap in hand. The new 2017 iPad 9.7-inch is really well priced and uses the A9 chipset to drive it, however, while the display is amazing, the reflections may turn off some users.
The Apple iPad 4 is a 2012 tablet and the fourth generation model of the original iPad. It received universal acclaim from critics, combining an excellent form factor with rock solid hardware and software for an unmatched premium tablet experience. This model introduces a more powerful processor than it’s predecessor as well as new high resolution ‘Retina Display’, but on the downside some reviews were critical of the tablets weight and relative battery life which were not improved on from the iPad 3.
The iPad Mini 4 is a bestselling 2015 8-inch tablet that received positive reviews for its compact size, sturdy all-metal design, fast processor and useful multi-tasking features. However, it is pricier than Android alternatives and its larger-screen siblings offer more features. All in all, if you want the most portable iPad, the Mini 4 is the latest option featuring updated hardware and software features to suit the need of any type of user.