Development problems can always happen and no one is safe from it, not even the biggest companies. Such is the case with Apple with many of its products that there will always be complaints about one of those products.
And this time the complaints are coming from some users of the fifth generation iPad Air. They question the reduced build quality, according to social media posts.
Complaints claim that the iPad Air has a significantly thinner aluminum casing, which leads to creaking, a feeling of emptiness in the hand, and slight pressure on the back of the device, which distorts the screen.
One thread on reddit It has a slew of complaints from iPad Air users who say they have issues with the quality of the device. The opening post on the topic says:
“I ordered and received my iPad Air 2022 in blue today and I’m a little shocked. The aluminum back panel is much thinner than it is on my iPad 4 as well. You can almost feel the battery through the panel when you hold the device. Both devices feel the same. And they make noises when you hold them. It didn’t happen on the iPad Air 4…”
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Several responses in the thread have been approved and expanded, indicating that it’s not an isolated case, and some users have posted videos of squeaks coming from soft taps on the device’s screen to highlight some issues.
Some responses indicated that the iPad Air “looks very low quality” compared to its predecessor, noting that there is a difference that can be detected on the back of the device. “I feel like I can feel the inside of the back,” one response said.
Early reviews of the fifth-generation iPad Air were shared earlier this week, but no reviewers have mentioned any reductions in build quality, and aside from the new color options, the iPad Air is externally identical to the previous generation model.
Key new features on the iPad Air include an M1 chip, 5G connectivity, an upgraded 12MP front camera with Center Stage support, USB-C port up to 2x faster for data transfer, and new color options.
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