iPad I have iPad Air 1 w/ ios8, worth upgrading to ios9 or 10?

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  1. kjay80, Sep 14, 2016
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2016

    kjay80 macrumors regular

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    title says all, this might be the last chance I can upgrade to 9.3.5, or move on to ios10 or stick with ios8.
    Anyone know iPad Air performance in terms of speed and general for each ios version?
    thanks.
     
  2. Donfor39 macrumors 6502a

    Donfor39

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    I updated to iOS 10 last night.

    It's running excellent to my surprise.

    I pad Air 16gb.

    Enjoying move from previous 2013 MacBook Pro.
     
  3. rui no onna macrumors 601

    rui no onna

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    Personally, I feel like my iPad Air is less laggy and glitchy on iOS 9 vs iOS 8.

    The iPad Air on iOS 8 was just so frustrating with continuous "A problem occurred with this webpage so it was reloaded" errors there were times I was tempted to throw it at the wall. I almost couldn't wait for the Pro 9.7 and came very close to buying an Air 2 last year. iOS 9 feels like it gave my Air a new lease on life. I still get some page crashes on iOS 9 but they're much rarer now and at least Safari doesn't go on a continuous refresh loop.

    Of course, ymmv.
     

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