iPad The iPad Air LOVE thread

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Macalway, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
  2. tl01 macrumors 68020

    Jun 20, 2010
    I'm loving mine! I only bought a 16 gb wifi for the sake of using it to watch tv in bed but if I decide to skip the retina mini to replace my 1st gen mini then I'm going to return this one for more space and lte. It's so lovely and light!!
  3. Velin macrumors 65816


    Jul 23, 2008
    Hearst Castle
    Saw them in store, new iPad looks great. Line of 10 people waiting to purchase or pick up at 6:30 p.m. or so.
  4. Rogifan macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011
    If my iCloud restore would finish I think I'd have some love. God iCloud sucks. :mad:
  5. kingalien macrumors 6502


    Oct 14, 2010
    My screen keeps getting fudged as i'm constantly kissing it.
  6. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    Mine restored in like 5 minutes. It was the smoothest ever restore for me.
  7. Icaras macrumors 603


    Mar 18, 2008
    California, United States
    It never takes 5 minutes for me. That's what 64GB of restoring will do though :D
  8. darthbane2k macrumors 6502a

    Oct 22, 2009
    Love mine.
    Solves all the problems I had with the 3rd gen. Now the horrid 3rd gen is a distant memory.

    The Air is feat of engineering.

    Love it.
  9. TigerMe macrumors member

    Feb 26, 2011
    Very pleased! It's a very solid device. The size/weight are impressive but the thing folks won't realize until they use it is how FAST THIS THING IS. It's performance is off the charts fast.

    Well done Apple on this one.
  10. Mikekan macrumors regular

    Mar 31, 2012
    Athens, Hellas!
    I am loving mine as well. No issues and it just feels sooooo lightweight.
  11. patseguin macrumors 68000


    Aug 28, 2003
    Totally love mine. Best tablet ever. People love to find things to hate. I woke up at 3am to make sure I got 128GB space grey. My iCloud restore was the fastest and smoothest I've ever seen. My iPhone took overnight and multiple restarts to restore. I expected to not have a usable tablet but it restored everything in like 10 minutes. Best of all, I was able to download 6 movies and I still have a little over 60GB free. The device is such a joy to hold and use I can't put it down. I can also finally can hold a full sized iPad with 1 hand and interact with the other. I still have my old iPad and the heavy ness is dramatically less.
  12. leenak macrumors 68020

    Mar 10, 2011
    I'm happy with mine. The upgrade to Retina is nice and it is lighter. I just need my keyboard case to come in.
  13. Rogifan macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011
    Lucky for you. I don't know why I have such issues with iCloud on my iPad. iPhone works great. Anyway I had to resort to iTunes. Whoever designed the mess that is the current version of iTunes needs to be fired. :mad:
  14. DollaTwentyFive macrumors 6502a

    Nov 11, 2010
    Parts Unknown
    I'm very happy with it and it has met or exceeded my expectations thus far.
  15. Brittany246 macrumors 6502a

    Apr 21, 2013
    Lol... You're being kind of dramatic.
  16. capcaveman macrumors member

    Oct 4, 2011
    Seriously don't understand how anyone could not love this thing

    I upgraded from an iPad 3 to the iPad air and I like my iPad 3 but there were many things about it that I found frustrating mainly the fact that there was a seemingly slow response time especially when I use speech recognition. But now the iPad air is everything I always hoped a tablet would be. When I try to do something it does it right and very quickly. It feels much more comfortable in my hands. The iPad 3 always felt like something that I was really looking forward to in a futuristic sense but not quite there yet. This thing makes me feel like I'm John Luke Picard dictating my captain's log.
  17. ovation802 macrumors member

    Jun 15, 2010
    I upgraded from a iPad 4th gen. My main reason was size/weight. I love it. It feels so much lighter and smaller that I had to double check the box to make sure it wasn't a mini. I don't notice any crazy improvements in speed over the previous generation and I turned on reduce motion because the animations stuttered. But overall love it! Was considering the tmobile version but I think I will never need data enough to justify. My 2 cents: love it worth the upgrade.
  18. SaintsMac macrumors 6502a

    Jun 13, 2009
    I agree with you 100%!!!! I love the Air!
  19. Rogifan macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011
    Sure, but iTunes on the PC still sucks. :D
  20. AppleRobert macrumors 603

    Nov 12, 2012
    It blows my Mini away and now I have a bigger screen for movies and games etc.

    The weight and bigger size is EASILY tolerable.

    What is not to love? And no, I have do not have screen defects! :D
  21. c613m macrumors 6502


    Aug 9, 2011
    Loving the Air. Everything about it is an improvement over previous gen's. One handed handling is a breeze and not uncomfortable. Battery life is great. Can't really say anything negative because it's awesome.
  22. Kadin macrumors 6502a


    Jun 16, 2009
    Coming from a Mini to the Air was a much better jump than I thought it would be. The thinness and weight are so much better than I originally envisioned. Has to be held and used for a bit to really appreciate.

    I LOVE it!
  23. wickedwahine11 macrumors 6502


    Nov 2, 2013
    I love the big screen for videos and reading the newspaper and sheet music. I'm coming from a Mini and I adore the Retina and larger real estate. I'm a bit sorry that Next Issue has no Retina support as ease in reading magazines was another big reason I upgraded from the Mini, but at least the other magazines in Newsstand look pretty good on it.

    I am still using the Mini at the gym (easier to hold while on a bike) and for reading in bed, but otherwise the Air is now my go-to iPad.
  24. luckylisp macrumors 6502

    Feb 2, 2006
    NY state
    Love Love Love Love Love! I love pretty much everything about it, so there you go! :D
  25. Saberj macrumors regular

    Jul 15, 2010
    I'm going from a launch day iPad 2 16GB to my 32GB iPad air. So I have a whole lot more to see and love about the Air than most people. The size, the weight, retina, lightning, the speed. It's all a huge leap forward from what I was used to. That's the great thing about skipping generations.

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