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Apple iPad Air 2019

Specifications

Apple iPad Air 2019
Apple iPad Air 2019 (iPad Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
, LPDDR4x
Display
10.5 inch 4:3, 2224 x 1668 pixel 265 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, DCI-P3 color space, True Tone Display, grease-repellent coating, completely laminated, 1.8% reflections, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: combined headphone and microphone jack (3.5 mm audio port), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: 3‑axis gyroscope, acceleration ­sensor, barometer, Lightning connection
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.1 x 250.6 x 174.1 ( = 0.24 x 9.87 x 6.85 in)
Battery
30.8 Wh, 8134 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 3.79 V
Operating System
Apple iOS 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix (HDR, autofocus, f/2.4, Full-HD video)
Secondary Camera: 7 MPix (HDR, fixed focus, f/2.2, Full-HD video)
Additional features
Speakers: two speakers, Keyboard: onscreen, charger, USB-to-Lightning cable, sticker, quick-start instructions, safety information, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
456 g ( = 16.08 oz / 1.01 pounds), Power Supply: 97 g ( = 3.42 oz / 0.21 pounds)
Price
549 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 87.57% - good
Average of 27 scores (from 37 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: 80%, display: 92% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Apple iPad Air 2019

87.5% Apple iPad Air (2019) Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
This year, Apple has revived a product label that was already thought dead and has fit some new hardware into an old case. The newly created tablet positions itself between the entry-level iPad and the Pro models and faces the high-end competition from Android in terms of its price. Our test will show whether this is a recipe for success.
Apple iPad Air (2019) review: The best balance of features and price?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The latest Air is much like the iPad Pro in all but name. So if you can live without the FaceID, uniform bezels and Type-C port offered by the current Pro, then this 10.5-inch iPad is a compelling offering. Especially considering its sub-£500 price point.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/30/2019
90% iPad Air 2019 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The iPad Air 2019 isn’t the most innovative Apple-slate on the market, but by getting all the basics right it easily earns a place as one of the year’s best tablets and is an ideal option for most buyers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
83% Apple iPad Air (2019) Review
Source: Think Digit English
The iPad Air is a fantastic device for content consumption, playing games and running a host of different apps from the App Store. It has swift performance and the display is a treat. The battery life and touch response is good too. The sound output from the tablet is good. However, it doesn’t have stereo separation when watching movies and it does not support the second-gen Apple Pencil.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 83%
100% Apple iPad Air 2019 review: the top tablet for 90% of people
Source: T3 English
And there's the new iPad Mini, which is basically this device, but with an 8-inch screen instead. That will be less useful for productivity just in terms of the physical screen size (and there's no smart keyboard equivalent), but it's a hell of a mix of speed and portability. This remains our favourite, though, because it feels like it's a a size that can do anything, without weighing you down, and that's future-proof.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% iPad Air (2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The new iPad Air (2019) has serious horsepower hidden behind its laminated screen and uses Apple’s excellent Smart Keyboard for proper 2-in-1 for productivity. Its traditional design and first-gen Apple Pencil compatibility make it look dated, but it doubles the performance of the entry-level iPad 9.7. The ‘Air’ revival is a potential Back to School winner this year.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% 2019 Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini review: Still the best tablets around
Source: Hardware Zone English
All of this is to say that if you are shopping for a new tablet now, you will be happy to know that Apple has an impressive line-up of iPads across a wide price range, and all of them perform exceedingly well and are easily the best tablets in their respective classes.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% iPad Air (2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The new iPad Air (2019) has serious horsepower hidden behind its laminated screen and uses Apple’s excellent Smart Keyboard for proper 2-in-1 for productivity. Its traditional design and first-gen Apple Pencil compatibility make it look dated, but it doubles the performance of the entry-level iPad 9.7. The ‘Air’ revival is a potential Back to School winner this year.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Apple iPad Air 2019 review: the top tablet for 90% of people
Source: T3 English
The iPad Air is a fantastic tablet. The screen and power make it feel like an iPad Pro, but for a seriously good price. The perfect do-anything device for most people.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% iPad Air (2019) review
Source: PC Advisor English
The iPad Air is a powerful and easy-to-use tablet with a large and well-specced screen, long battery life and attractive design, all at a sensible price. There are some compromises here, but as an all-round package this is vastly appealing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple iPad Air (2019) review: A great device that deserves a place in your backpack
Source: India Today English
Yes. But I will attach a few caveats. Get it only if you want the iPad Air as a premium tablet on which you can occasionally do basic work. As long as you know the iPad Air’s shortcomings, you will feel your half-a-lakh is well spent. The display is amazing and the slick performance boggles my mind -- a Windows laptop at this price may not deliver such smooth and dependable performance. Plus, you don’t need to always carry a charger.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
iPad Air 2019: A review
Source: Computerworld.com English
While it costs more than the entry-level model, iPad Air casts a huge shadow across the entry-level iPad. Its superior display, powerful processor and near iPad Pro performance means I'd now find it hard to recommend the entry-level iPad to many people.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/19/2019
80% Apple iPad Air (2019) review
Source: Stuff TV English
Given the feature set of the Air, that price makes it the most attractive iPad for most people. The Pro is significantly more expensive and the extra features are only really relevant for a small number of people. But the £160 extra over the standard iPad gets you a better and larger screen, a significant boost in power and therefore longevity, smart keyboard compatibility, and an extra 32GB of storage. If you can afford it, it's a total no-brainer.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% iPad Air (2019) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The iPad Air is a collection of compromises, and in almost every area there's another tablet out there that's better: the iPad 9.7in is cheaper, the iPad mini more portable, the iPad Pro 11in more future-proofed for very demanding apps. But as an all-round package this is vastly appealing and quite possibly the best (or at least best-value) Apple has to offer.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple iPad Air (2019)
Source: PC Mag English
The new iPad Air is a tablet that works best with a keyboard case as a pseduo-laptop for anyone who wants a basic PC with Apple's software elegance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Apple iPad Air (2019) Review
Source: Phone Arena English
If Apple were still selling the aging iPad Air 2 brand new for a significantly discounted price, we’d probably recommend that over this newer one. However, that’s not the case. In reality, the new iPad Air (2019) takes up that vacant spot long held by the iPad Air 2 at the moderate $500 price range. After years of Apple trying to sell consumers on upgrading to its more expensive iPad Pro tablets, the new iPad Air’s arrival is a sign of relief.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% iPad Air (2019) review: Apple finds the sweet spot
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Sandwiched neatly between the budget iPad and the pricey iPad Pro is the iPad Air, a strange set of tradeoffs and compromises that delivers most of what everyone wants from an iPad for hundreds less than an iPad Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple iPad Air review (2019): Just right
Source: Engadget English
The $499 iPad Air is a notable upgrade in almost every respect over the $329 iPad. It has a bigger, better screen, more storage and support for Apple’s Smart Keyboard case. Unless you’re on a tight budget, it’s worth the extra cash and is probably the best all-around iPad you can buy right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple iPad Air (2019) Review Editor's Choice
Source: Laptop Mag English
The iPad Air is a long-lasting 10.5-inch tablet with a gorgeous screen and speedy performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% iPad Air (2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The new iPad Air (2019) has serious horsepower hidden behind its laminated screen and uses Apple’s excellent Smart Keyboard for proper 2-in-1 for productivity. Its traditional design and first-gen Apple Pencil compatibility make it look dated, but it doubles the performance of the entry-level iPad 9.7. The ‘Air’ revival is a potential Back to School winner this year.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple’s new iPad updates – everything you need to know
Source: Think Digit English
The iPad Air is priced starting at $499 for the Wi-Fi only model and just 64GB of storage, or you can get one with 256GB of storage for $649. The iPad Air with both Wi-Fi and cellular support will cost $629 for the 64GB model and $779 for the 256GB version. Again, it should be available in stores sometime next week.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/18/2019

Foreign Reviews

97% Apple iPad Air 2019 Starke Leistung ohne Überraschungen
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 97% performance: 100% features: 92% display: 100% mobility: 93%
98% Apple iPad Air 3 Tablet für Premium-Ansprüche
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 98% performance: 100% features: 100% display: 99% mobility: 88%
100% Apple iPad Air 2019 Ein fast perfektes Tablet mit Stift und Tastatur
Source: Tablet Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
86% iPad Air 2019, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 86% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
86% iPad Air (2019), análisis: el tablet más puro de Apple regresa con buenos argumentos
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 95% display: 93% mobility: 93% workmanship: 80%
90% iPad mini (5ta generación)
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Ipad Air 2019 Y Apple Pencil, Experiencia De Uso Tras Un Mes
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; high mobility; attractive price. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2019
iPad Air 2019 · Renovado pero escaso en novedades
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: High performance; big screen; fast system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2019
80% Recensione iPad Air 2019: variazione sul tema non proprio necessaria
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple iPad Air (2019)
Source: Consumentenbond Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Nice webcam; powerful processor; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/17/2019
Sở hữu Apple A12 chỉ với 14 triệu, iPad Air 3 thực sự là một sự lựa chọn hấp dẫn
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; powerful processor; nice ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/16/2019
Đánh giá iPad Air 2019: “Bình cũ rượu mới”, mạnh mẽ hơn, đa dụng hơn
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Good price; premium design; solid workmanship; high performance; long battery life. Negative: Poor cameras; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2019
Đánh giá iPad Air 2019 - phiên bản thu nhỏ của iPad Pro
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; good hardware; high performance; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/09/2019
Đánh giá chi tiết iPad Air 2019: Phiên bản giá rẻ của iPad Pro
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; smart connectivity; fast charging; support Apple Pencil.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2019
Apple ra mắt iPad Air mới: Chip A12 Bionic, màn 10,5 inch, giá từ 499 USD
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; attractive price; headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/19/2019
83% Apple iPad Air (2019)
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 83%
74% Test: Ipad Air (2019) - Mittemellan-Ipad
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 74%

Comment

Apple A12 Bionic GPU: Integrated graphics card offering 4 cores designed by Apple with 50% more performance than the previous generation (A11). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
A12 Bionic: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a processor (six 64 Bit cores, 2 performance and 4 power saving cores). The A12 Bionic is the first 7nm SoC and offers a 15 % faster CPU performance compared to the A11 according to Apple.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
10.5":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.456 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


87.57%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-04-13 (Update: 2019-04-13)