Summary: Plain and simple, the iPad Air is Apple's best 9.7-inch iPad tablet to date. It's faster than any previous version, it has a gorgeous display that doesn't care what angle you view it from, there's a burly processor inside, and it's significantly lighter and thinner than even the previous model.
Pros: Light and Sturdy:, Sexy Display:, Hello A7, How Do You Do?:, Amazing Battery Life:, Improved FaceTime Camera:
Cons: High Expectations:, Stale Features:, Put Those Speakers Up Front:
Conclusion: We called the iPad 4 Apple's best full-size tablet yet and the iPad Air is even better. The iPad 4 was a mild update from the iPad 3 with no design changes, the new iPad is all change. The main difference is its design.
Pros: Size and weight reduction, Faster 64-bit processor, Better battery life
Cons: No slo-mo video recording, No 8MP rear camera upgrade, Price
Summary: In contrast to the last iPhone 5S, iPad Air brings this important news both for design and for the hardware sector as well as for the new operating system. Overall, the result is a user experience revamped, mainly thanks to the more compact chassis and easy to handle.
Pros: Spectacular design, high performance, Improved front-facing camera and autonomy.
Summary: Nov 4 2013 - Apple's new iPad Air is impressive small considering the features and performance that it manages to pack into it. The design mimics that introduced by the Mini but it still feels incredibly well built and solid.
Conclusion: The new iPad Air is fantastic. With the exception of its speakers, it is a clear step up from the iPad 4. Still, this iPad will live in the shadow of the iPad Mini Retina – and we’re confident saying that before we’ve even seen the new Mini. Apple’s smaller tablet is better in most ways.
Apple iPad Air Review - Thinner, Lighter and Future-proofed
25 November 2013
Excerpt: The Apple iPad Air combines a new design with better performance for a thinner and lighter Apple iPad tablet The Apple iPad Air is the 5th generation tablet in Apple's leading 9.7-inch display tablet range.
Summary: Love is in the air. The fifth generation of Apple's big seller is now available for purchase. Finally, the California-based company unveils a thinner device -- and at a height of a mere 7.5 mm (~0.3 inches), it has certainly earned the name "Air".
Pros: Bright, high-contrast display, Excellent color reproduction, Good touchscreen, High-performance SoC, First-class manufacturing, Very long battery life, Fast browser performance, Fit for VoIP audio/video calls, Very good speakers..., The iPad Air is thin and lightweight. Even just its appearance m...
Cons: ...which are unfortunately poorly positioned, High surface temperatures under load, No current data transfer standards, No Flash support, The iPad's connectivity options are still somewhat meager. Apple should work on this in the future.