iPad Air review: The best tablet gets better

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At a Glance

The iPad Air is still an iPad, but it’s lighter and thinner, and twice as fast to boot.

Price when rated: $629
Lowest price: $720.00 via Newegg.com

Pros

  • Ten hours of battery life
  • Twice as fast as fourth-generation iPad
  • Light and thin

Cons

  • Still too big for long-term one-handed use
  • No Touch ID
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Where to buy

At a Glance

The iPad Air is still an iPad, but it’s lighter and thinner and twice as fast to boot.

Price when rated: $499
Lowest price: $449.00 via ABT

Pros

  • Ten hours of battery life
  • Twice as fast as fourth-generation iPad
  • Light and thin

Cons

  • Still too big for long-term one-handed use
  • No Touch ID
 Compare

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