Long battery life
Easy to hold and use
Fast Apple A12 Bionic chip
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Fits exactly what I need
I love this product so much, it's as thin as air as the advertisement and I can carry it around with me all the time. It can help me run my business with ease.
Purchased in September 2020.
Great display, light and fast
We upgraded from an old iPad mini and this iPad is so much faster in performance. It is also quite thin and the screen of the iPad Air is better than the normal iPad (especially for use with the Apple Pencil as there is less gap from the tip of the pencil to the actual screen). The screen resolution is sharp and is always a pleasure to use to browse/watch netflix.
Very good, use it everyday.
I normally use it for entertainment such as watching Netflix and YouTube. Sometimes use if for social media, or reading ebooks. I also use it for facetiming. It has been running rather smoothly.
Purchased in June 2020 for $679.00.
Light and stylish. Great screen in every sense with size, clarity and brightness. Movies and the footy look great. Super fast at everything and doesn’t miss a beat as works flawlessly. Tinkered with the idea of the iPad mini as the specs are the same but glad I went with this as the extra real estate is welcome and would have had had some regrets. Must admit the PC just sits there now as this little beauty is so much more convenient.
Purchased at JB Hi-Fi for $960.00.
Smooth display for games
Got this to replace old air 2. The new ipad is way faster and can feel it smoother rendering in games. Other than that the battery last pretty much the same as long. The cable came in the box started to fail charging after just a month, will need to see if I can get a replacement from apple store.
Purchased in May 2020 at optus.
Light and powerful
I’ve been using procreate on the iPad and it works almost perfectly. I would have liked to purchase the pro but due to budget got the air. It crashes only when I try to exceed the memory requirements but otherwise it’s great for digital art. In general very quick and responsive.
Purchased in May 2020.
Light as paper!
This iPad is very easy to use. When using in bed, it is easier on my hands after hours of browsing. Easy to navigate. The screen is big enough. Powerful!
Purchased in May 2020 at Optus Doncaster for $500.00.
I use this product on a daily bases and I love it!
I use this iPad to do my work almost everyday. I use it during the evening and the day and somehow it still manages to stay on. It runs smoothly and has specific features that I adore. This product is new and I only got it in January 2020 and today is 19/5/2020 so yours might act different if it’s old. I recommend this product for sure. Although I apologise for the crack in my iPad, that was my fault.
Purchased in January 2020 at Costco.
iPad Air - worth buying because it's faster than regular iPad
I've been happy with my iPad Air 256GB purchase; it runs apps very smoothly and has tonnes of space for new apps (especially as you don't have to store your music or video library on it any more due to streaming). It is certainly quite a bit more expensive than the normal iPad but if you look at the processor specification between the two, the iPad Air has a much faster CPU, which will extend its longevity in terms of how many years good use you can get out of it. Also, since 15-20% off sales are reasonably common on sites like eBay, you can usually get it for quite a bit less than the RRP if you're patient and wait a month or two before the next sale comes on.
Purchased at eBay for $849.15.
Love, love love it. Fast big reliable and easy to use. Screen does not glitch out like the older generations and there is more storage now. I use it for drawing and i would say it works quite well. Over all good product and can't wait till they make a better one.
Purchased in February 2018 at Amazon for $823.00.
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Meets my business needs! Excellent
Excellent. The iPad Air is the perfect combination of functionality, mobility, and aesthetics. Transforming from a mobile POS system, to an on-the-go sketch book, or entertainment system during transist to a business meeting, the iPad cannot be beaten. Totally exceeds expectation.
Purchased in April 2019.
I cannot live without my ipad
I use it everyday for reading, playing games and doing my schoolwork such as writing notes and drawing too. It is very helpful and the large screen along with its lightweight flat screen make it very nice!
Purchased at JB Hi-Fi for $799.00.
So happy I got this. Opens a world of new possibilities
Bought this on Optus plan and now looking at studying and finding out about volunteering in my local area. Large screen and slimline rose gold back makes it a very attractive product. Recommend that case to protect .
Purchased in January 2020 at Online Optus.
lightweight. Not compatible with other charges, needs 12w
Much lighter than 2017 iPad, so easier to hold, this is a big plus.
Unfortunately this iPad is not compatible with the 10w charges.
Also cellular doesn’t mean can be used as a cell phone, it means it can carry a Sim card for mobile Internet connection. (One of the Apple sales chat guys failed to mention that before I purchased when I questioned him, so it was pretty much a waste of an extra $400).
Also I feel for the price, the storage of 64gb was also a bit of a scam. For the price they offer this device, it should be at least 100gb.
The camera is really poor quality, most of the pictures look like they have a filter placed over them that distorts the picture and makes it look a little “painted” rather than just pixelated.
Purchased in October 2019 at Apple Store Australia.
I love this iPad!
I use this I pad for EVERYTHING! it has a huge amount of storage, and also the charge lasts nearly 7 hours straight! I I would definitely recommend this product!
Purchased at Officeworks Physical store.
The iPad Air 3rd generation (also known as the iPad Air 3) was released by Apple on March 18, 2019, alongside the 5th-generation iPad Mini.
It resembles a design identical to the iPad Air 2. Overall updates include an upgraded Apple A12 Bionic, a slightly wider 10.5-inch Retina Display, faster memory (3GB of LPDDR4X, and supports for Bluetooth 5.0 and Apple Pencil (first generation). It was replaced in September 2020 with the iPad Air (4th generation).
The third-generation iPad Air features an upgraded 7MP front camera (used first in the iPhone 7 and up to the iPhone XS), compared to the 1.2MP camera found in the previous generation. However, it retains the same 8MP rear camera.
The third-generation iPad Air has a 2.49GHz six-core processor and the Apple A12 Bionic chip. That chip has a 66% faster clock speed than the 1.5GHz triple-core Apple A8X in the second-gen. It also has a True Tone display, which allows the LCD to adapt to ambient lighting to change its color and intensity in different environments, and P3 wide color gamut to allow the LCD shows more vibrant colours.
This iPad Air retains the lightning port, keeps the headphone jack and has a slightly larger battery of 30.2 watt-hours (up from 27.6 W·h), rated by Apple to provide the same "10 hours" of active use.
What reviewers thought
The third-generation iPad Air received positive reviews from users. It was praised for its lightweight body that makes it convenient and portable as well as its sharp screen resolution and fast rendering.
|Features||3.5mm Headphone Jack||3.5mm Headphone Jack||3.5mm Headphone Jack||3.5mm Headphone Jack|
|Network Connectivity||Wi-Fi Only||Wi-Fi Only||4G + Wi-Fi||4G + Wi-Fi|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Pixel Density||265 ppi||265 ppi||265 ppi||265 ppi|
|Display Technology||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||1668 x 2224 pixels||1668 x 2224 pixels||1668 x 2224 pixels||1668 x 2224 pixels|
|Battery Size||8,134 mAh||8,134 mAh||8,134 mAh||8,134 mAh|
|Internal Storage||64 GB||256 GB||64 GB||256 GB|
|Memory (RAM)||3 GB||3 GB||3 GB||3 GB|
|Weight||456 g||456 g||464 g||464 g|
|Colour / Finish||Silver, Space Grey, Gold||Silver, Space Grey, Gold||Silver, Space Grey, Gold||Silver, Space Grey, Gold|
|Dimensions||250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm||250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm||250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm||250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm|
|Release date||Mar 2019||Mar 2019||Mar 2019||Mar 2019|
|Replaced by||Apple iPad Air (4th Gen)||Apple iPad Air (4th Gen)||Apple iPad Air (4th Gen)||Apple iPad Air (4th Gen)|
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