Apple iPad Air 9.7-inch
- Long battery life
- Thin and light form factor
- Retina display
- Android alternatives offer better value for the money
Though an older model, the iPad Air is still a tempting option because it is the most affordable Air unit and offers a premium design, fast performance and long battery life as other modern tablets in its price range.
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.
TheVerge November 4, 2013
These qualities are terrifically important, and not to be understated: the iPad Air is the best large tablet ever made, and its only real competition will be the forthcoming Retina iPad mini, which will offer the same experience in a smaller form factor for a lower price.Read full review