Apple’s strategy of slapping powerful chips into affordable hardware isn’t a new one, but it’s really kicked it up a notch with the iPad Air (5th generation). Adding laptop-tier silicon to the iPad Pro line was one thing, but a beefy M1 processor in Apple’s lightweight, sub-flagship tablet surely makes it a no-brainer, right? Yes, but as is often the case with any piece of fancy tech, it’s not quite that simple. Let’s break it down in this Apple iPad Air (5th generation) review.
2022 Apple iPad Air
- 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display
- M1 chip
- Great battery life
$ 559 at Amazon