1. Will Brady's Avatar
    is it worth it to buy a ipad air first gen right now , is it still a good buy or should i invest in a newer device ?
    03-23-2016 08:25 PM
  2. crazylegshinch's Avatar
    My advice would be if you can afford to get a newer model, then it will offer more longevity for you. There's always a new device coming out, but get the newest thing you can budget for.

    If a refurbished iPad Air is the best your budget allows for, then it's still a good device.
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    03-23-2016 08:39 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    If you can afford a newer model then, by all means, get a newer one. Refurb Air 2's will probably be coming down in price with the 9.7-inch Pro hitting shelves on April 1.
    On a side note, make sure whatever seller you buy from replaced the battery. Apple refurbs come with new OEM batteries and full warranties.
    03-23-2016 08:40 PM
  4. Will Brady's Avatar
    its from apple
    03-23-2016 09:49 PM
  5. douceur1010's Avatar
    I know newer is better for longevity. But otherwise, no need to get the latest. I have the iPad Air first generation and it works great. My battery life is as good as it was new. I spend hours on it every day and have had no issues with it. So as said above, go with your budget.
    03-23-2016 11:38 PM
  6. Will Brady's Avatar
    I can get one from t-mobile for 249 for A IPAD AIR is this a good deal?
    04-02-2016 10:57 AM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I can get one from t-mobile for 249 for A IPAD AIR is this a good deal?
    Personally, I'd opt for the iPad Air 2.

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    04-02-2016 11:06 AM
  8. Will Brady's Avatar
    I am unaware of specs I will mainly be using the ipad for web browsing and youtube is there a major difference between the air 1 and air 2 ?
    04-02-2016 11:49 AM
  9. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I am unaware of specs I will mainly be using the ipad for web browsing and youtube is there a major difference between the air 1 and air 2 ?
    For what you will be us be it for, the iPad Air will indeed be sufficient. Having said that, if the extra dollars is not a problem, go with the iPad Air 2. It's faster, has TouchID, a better camera, and will be supported longer than the original iPad Air.
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    04-02-2016 01:39 PM
  10. kroman1107's Avatar
    i have an iPad Air 1st gen I just purchased a week or so ago. It's a 32 gb lte model for the price it was cheaper then some wifi only models. Personally when I initially upgraded to the iPad Air 2 I was disappointed the batter got smaller and my battery life suffered as a result. I felt no difference in use and couldn't care less about having Touch ID on a tablet. iPad Air is my favorite iPad to date. To be fair I haven't owned the iPad Air pro but the 1st gen air is a good buy still.
    04-02-2016 06:10 PM
  11. Will Brady's Avatar
    ok cool thanks for the reply !
    04-03-2016 07:36 PM

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