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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: $830.00 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
Price when rated: $499.00
Lowest price: $480.00 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
 Compare

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iPad Air 2: The only three things you really need to know

Oct 16, 2014 3:58 PM

It's Apple's best iPad ever. But what does it really deliver compared to the first iPad Air? Jon Phillips separates awesome from ordinary.

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