It has been just over a week now since the iPad Air went on sale and we first got it in our hot little hands. A hot topic of discussion for any new device is battery life; an important subject area but also something we can't talk with any education about right away. So, now we've all had chance to use it, drain it, recharge it and use it again, just how is your iPad Air battery life?

It's something we spoke about on the most recent iMore Show, where Rene, Ally and myself reviewed Apple's latest tablet. With a mix of WiFi only and cellular iPad Airs on staff, we're all generally seeing excellent battery life. In the 10 days since picking up my own iPad Air, I've charged it three times, two of which it had only reduced down to 20%. I'm using it a lot more than I was using my iPad 4, but compared to that I'm extremely pleased with how long the battery lasts.

Of course, it sadly isn't the same for everyone. Different use cases, even faulty units can come in to play, and while there's a bunch of different tips and tricks we can follow to try and improve things, it remains a sad truth that for some folks battery life just isn't good.

So, drop a vote in the poll up top, and head on into the comments below and share your iPad Air battery life experiences!

iPad Air

iPad Air
Apple's full-sized iPad gets slimmed down. Features include:

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Released
November, 2013

Alternatives
Retina iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad mini (original)

Replacements
iPad Air 2 (iPad 6)
Fall, 2014

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