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Apple iPad (2010)

alaTest has collected and analysed 7144 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and portability. The design and screen are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the price. Many are less positive about the reliability and features.

usability, screen, design, portability, battery

features, reliability

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablet Computers the Apple iPad (2010) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 244 user reviews of Apple iPad (2010) from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablet Computers on

usability, price, design, screen, portability

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82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPad Tablet (WiFi, 16 GB)Apple iPad Tablet (WiFi, 16 GB)Apple iPad Tablet (WiFi, 32 GB)

Consumer review by: review summary for Apple iPad (2010)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4009 user reviews of Apple iPad (2010) from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Tablets on

usability, price, screen, portability, design

features, reliability

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPad MC733LL/A (16GB, Wi-Fi + Verizon 4G, Black) 3rd GenerationApple iPad (First Generation) MC497LL/A Tablet (64GB, Wifi + 3G)Apple iPad (first generation) MB292LL/A Tablet (16GB, Wifi)

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Apple iPad WiFi + 3G review


Portable browsing and downloads reaches the iPad

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Apple iPad 3G review


Now out in the UK, we look at the iPad Wi-Fi + 3G - is it worth the extra cash?

Great user interface ; Fantastic app experience ; Great screen ; HD video looks brilliant

Not convinced about the keyboard ; It's pricey ; Tariffs not cheap either

Chances are you've already made up your mind whether or not to get one, so if you have your choice is just whether to get an iPad 3G or just the iPad Wi-Fi. Whichever iPad you choose, it does many things very well.

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Apple iPad review


There are two ways I could write this Apple iPad review: the pessimistic way or the optimistic way. For a device that has polarised the gadget community as to whether it is the "second coming" or merely "sucks", the thing that both approaches have in...

Watch movies, play games, read books, great screen

Will cost you to fill it with useful stuff, can't multitask yet, limited to what Apple offers you

A fantastic device that is an emotional luxury. But be warned it will need feeding with content to keep you entertained and justify its existence

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Apple iPad tablet - First look


We get hands on with the new giant iPod touch

light, looks beautiful, zippy to use

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Apple iPad


Bigger than Jesus, or just a big iPod touch? We find out.

What it does do is demonstrate the potential of the tablet as a segment. In time, with a few software updates, tweaks to the hardware and a more compelling library of content to draw on, it could well deliver on the hype it currently receives. It'll...


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Apple iPad review


Apple all but created the tablet market with the original iPad and, two years and 55 million sales later, other manufacturers are still struggling to compete. The latest iPad raises the stakes still higher, thanks to a huge 1,536 x 2,048 screen...

LTE is unlikely to take off soon, but the retina display alone makes this new model worth having and the fact that neither battery life or price has changed makes it all the more impressive

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Apple iPad hands-on


Apple's third iPad brings a higher resolution display, as well as a souped-up processor and 5-megapixel camera. It's looking very promising, though it's slightly thicker, and feels noticeably heavier to hold.

Retina display ; Improved 5-megapixel camera ; A5X processor ; Voice dictation

Slightly thicker and heavier than the iPad 2 ; 4G tech won't work in the UK

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iPad on iOS 4.2 - TrustedReviews


We take a look an at the iOS 4.2-updated iPad. Just what difference does the latest update make to Apple much-vaunted tablet?

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Apple iPad 3G 64GB review


The iPad is probably the most overhyped portable computing device since the iPhone. Although it's tempting to dismiss Apple's 9.7in touchscreen tablet computer as nothing more than a large iPod Touch, it's much more than that thanks to its larger,...

The iPad can be both delightful and frustrating to use at the same time. Think carefully before buying, especially if you already own other portable computing devices.

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The iPad - TrustedReviews


It's a flawed concept that should never have worked. So why does it?

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iPad Reviews – The Smart Way to Learn More


Since its release in 2010, the iPad has been nothing short of a sensation. As many experts predicted, it has revolutionised the way many of us communicate, work and play. In the home and on the move, it has quickly become a must-have accessory for the 21st century. If you’re debating whether to join the throng of happy owners, take a look at some of our iPad reviews first.

Having access to our online source of helpful customer comments is a little like having inside information. You can simply log on and read about the positive aspects, and the negative ones as well, of owning and using an iPad. While the vast majority of buyers have been delighted with their purchase, there are some for whom ownership hasn’t proved worthwhile.


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In recent years, a growing number of consumers have discovered the many benefits of reading up on reviews of products before buying. For the more expensive items such as camcorders, televisions and digital cameras, making the wrong choice can prove to be a costly mistake. If you buy a TV that doesn’t have the features you need, for example, you may end up having to buy another one soon after.

Independent advice from previous purchasers is available from alaTest at the click of a mouse, and can make the difference between finding a perfect tablet computer and one that doesn’t match your needs. With the convenience and portability of the incredible iPad, it pays to do a little research into its many applications.


Bluetooth: Yes
WLAN Standard:802.11a/b/g/n


Keyboard: No


Screen Resolution:1024x768 pixels
Screen Size:9.7 in
Screen Type:LED
Touch Screen: Yes


CPU Speed:1 GHz
CPU Type:Apple A4
Hard Drive Size:16 GB/32 GB
Internal Memory:0 MB


Dimensions (WxDxH):189,7x13,4x242,8 mm/189.7x242.8x13.4 mm
Weight:0.68 Kg
Weight (lb):1.5 lb

Power source

Battery Time:10 hrs
Battery Type:Lithium-polymer


Miscellaneous:LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology


Extra Software:Safari, Mail, Photos, Video, YouTube, iPod, iTunes, App Store, Maps, Notes, Calendar, Contacts, and Spotlight
Operating System:iPhone OS 3.2