New iPad Air or MacBook Air – which should I buy?

New iPad Air or MacBook Air – which should I buy?

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New iPad Air or MacBook Air – which should I buy?

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The new iPad Air 2022 is very similar to the MacBook Air: it has the same system on a chip, the Apple M1, and that means it's the most powerful iPad Air ever. If you're in the market for new Apple kit that means the choice between it and the MacBook Air is tougher than ever. So how do you choose? I think you should ask yourself a few quick questions.

How much do you want to spend?

The iPad Air is £569 / $599 and the MacBook Air is £999 / $999. But there's more to it than that. Taking the iPad's storage to the same 256GB takes the price up to £719 / $749, and Apple's Magic Keyboard is another £279 / $299. Of course you could buy a non-Apple keyboard to save money, but the Apple option is the most elegant.

Where are you going to use it?

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