1. toemasuxsempai's Avatar
    Being an ipad 4 users,switching to the "air" was not worth it. Mainly because if you work out the weight differences is noticeable but when you adjust to the weight. It's not significant at all from how I saw it. I returned the air and I'm going to get the iPad mini with retina 128 GB version when it comes out. The differences in speed is a plus. The differences isn't like having an iphone 4 to an iphone 5 in terms of weight to me. The air is really nice but if it falls on your face at night, it will feel virtually the same (hurts!). The ipad air is no doubt the best ipad but when having a 4 to an air, I personally don't think its worth the money unless you got cash laying a round. I do think having an ipad 3 and below is worth the upgrade. Mainly because If you find the right deals for trade in's, you get a better bargain for the price margin.

    Either way if you do get an air, you'll most likely be a happy person.
    11-11-2013 03:26 PM
  2. toemasuxsempai's Avatar
    Ipad Air owners share here-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1384201633.915069.jpg

    BTW battery life is amazing, all settings maxed except, I turned mail off. Mail is a killing drain for battery. I prefer the email providers app vs the stock mail app.
    11-11-2013 03:28 PM
  3. CDG's Avatar
    I am enjoying the battery life on mine as well.
    Ipad Air owners share here-imageuploadedbytapatalk1384212020.123865.jpg



    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    11-11-2013 06:20 PM
  4. Peter Cotton's Avatar
    So far, I love it. I switched from the iPad 4 to the mini last year because I found the iPad 4 was too heavy to hold for long periods of time. But I really missed the screen size and the screen quality. For me, the iPad air was the perfect upgrade. It's nice and light, super fast and the screen quality is awesome.
    Rocket_Girl likes this.
    11-12-2013 09:11 AM
  5. minimo3's Avatar
    Hi everyone,

    Can someone please put the print screen of every settings page that he heas cause my ipad last maybe 9:30h. And i don't know if something is with my ipad or some app drains my battery
    I've found that letting the iPad drain to less than 5% battery life then charging it to 100% helps to calibrate it better. I do this with every cycle if I can help it. My 2.5yr old iPad 2 would still consistently deliver 12-13hrs of actual usage. With just 2 cycles on the Air I'm seeing even better battery life - so far around 15hrs.
    11-12-2013 02:02 PM
  6. stooovie's Avatar
    I got my new Air today. First my background: I write books on Apple stuff and I know my way around their stuff, so definitely no noob here Overall I like the device, but there are some little issues.

    1) where the iPad 4 stuttered, Air stutters too. New version of Pages (scrolling in the doc library), Downcast, multitasking (especially multitouch gestures), sometimes even the Fav lists in Safari. New clean install. iOS 7 is the culprit here but I did sort of expect some improvement.

    2) sound is definitely improved, but the whole thing now vibrates with higher volumes. The chassis is so thin this is probably the inevitable trade off. Also, you can now flex the iPad a little bit. Definitely feels less solid. But I know we can't get heft and lightness at the same time.

    3) mute switch/gesture lock is so flush I can only flick it with a fingernail. No big deal. On the other hand, the Home button seems a bit more sturdy now.


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    11-12-2013 02:05 PM
  7. LCW's Avatar
    Just curious... Anyone thinking of returning their Air to get a Mini-Retina?
    11-12-2013 05:16 PM
  8. Eileen89's Avatar
    Just curious... Anyone thinking of returning their Air to get a Mini-Retina?
    Absolutely.... Positively..... NOT!!

    I love my iPad Air more and more every day. The size and weight are perfect for me now. The larger retina screen makes viewing videos on more enjoyable than the smaller screen on my old Mini.


    Sent from my iPad Air.
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    11-12-2013 06:46 PM
  9. Eileen89's Avatar
    I am enjoying the battery life on mine as well.
    Same here Charlyee. I think 13.5 hours is great for a full size Tablet like the Air. This is from the first full charge using a mix of WiFi and LTE.




    Sent from my iPad Air.
    11-12-2013 06:52 PM
  10. phreddyl's Avatar
    Just curious... Anyone thinking of returning their Air to get a Mini-Retina?
    No way! Loving it.
    LCW likes this.
    11-12-2013 08:14 PM
  11. LCW's Avatar
    No way! Loving it.
    I'm definitely loving and and notion of returning it for a Mini Retina have been thrown out the window! This thing is AMAZING!!!! 😝
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    11-12-2013 09:52 PM
  12. anon4757448's Avatar
    How about some pics...
    11-12-2013 10:26 PM
  13. Peligro911's Avatar
    Hands down to answer my own thread is yes no matter what ipad you have the Air is worth it .. Hands down
    Especially if you sell your precious version the upgrade it not so costly
    11-12-2013 11:15 PM
  14. toemasuxsempai's Avatar
    Just curious... Anyone thinking of returning their Air to get a Mini-Retina?
    Had the air and returned it after 7 days. No doubt an amazing device but the form factor of the mini just fits my needs. I picked up the 128 GB mini with retina and I'm loving it compared to the air.
    11-13-2013 02:10 AM
  15. j_benj's Avatar
    I thought for a while I might return my Air for a mini but I've fallen in love with the larger screen size. It's so light that I have no problems throwing it in my bag and carrying it to and from work.
    Rocket_Girl likes this.
    11-13-2013 06:53 AM
  16. phreddyl's Avatar
    Hands down to answer my own thread is yes no matter what ipad you have the Air is worth it .. Hands down
    Especially if you sell your precious version the upgrade it not so costly
    My husband and I both sold our iPad 3's and upgraded to the air.
    11-13-2013 08:14 AM
  17. BenitoC's Avatar
    Even with the new retina iPad mini out I will be keeping my iPad Air. The size is perfect for me, the mini is too small for reading magazines.
    11-13-2013 06:59 PM
  18. Eileen89's Avatar
    Even with the new retina iPad mini out I will be keeping my iPad Air. The size is perfect for me, the mini is too small for reading magazines.
    I was ok with reading on my old Mini but found that I didn't enjoy watching videos as much as I do on the full size iPad.
    11-13-2013 07:02 PM
  19. P@t's Avatar
    Went from a mini to the Air and of course, loving it. I've owned every version of the iPad since the first one and the Air is def the best.
    11-13-2013 08:26 PM
  20. BenitoC's Avatar
    I was ok with reading on my old Mini but found that I didn't enjoy watching videos as much as I do on the full size iPad.
    I guess I should have said for me, the iPad mini is too small for reading magazines, your results may vary.
    Eileen89 likes this.
    11-14-2013 08:41 AM
  21. hamsterwheel's Avatar
    I want the Air. I have the iPad 4. But I can't afford to just buy another one.

    So I guess I need to sell this one first. Anyone interested? LOL
    11-14-2013 02:32 PM
  22. Eileen89's Avatar
    I want the Air. I have the iPad 4. But I can't afford to just buy another one.

    So I guess I need to sell this one first. Anyone interested? LOL
    Please do not use this thread to discuss selling your iPad. If you would like to sell it, feel free to list it in the following link, thanks. The Marketplace - Buy, Sell & Trade - iPhone, iPad, iPod Forums at iMore.com
    11-14-2013 02:36 PM
  23. hamsterwheel's Avatar
    Please do not use this thread to discuss selling your iPad. If you would like to sell it, feel free to list it in the following link, thanks. The Marketplace - Buy, Sell & Trade - iPhone, iPad, iPod Forums at iMore.com
    I know. I was just kidding, don't worry
    11-14-2013 02:52 PM
  24. Eileen89's Avatar
    I know. I was just kidding, don't worry
    No worries, simply gave you a good place to look should you decide that you do want to sell yours.
    11-14-2013 02:59 PM
  25. Recipe7's Avatar
    This is my first tablet. I've used some in the past occasionally but never considered getting one. Being a jailbreak user on my iPhone 4S, I feel there is a lack in user freedom. I miss a lot of mods that I use on my phone. I'm hoping the jailbreak comes out in the near future. Overall I am satisfied. Really snappy and convenient with the size of the unit. The 5 dollar case I got from Amazon fits like a glove, better than the 80 dollar smart cases from apple.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    TorrieB likes this.
    11-15-2013 01:38 PM
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