There are a lot of people that became enthusiasts after finding about the Apple iPad. The great number of reviews on the Internet made more and more people purchase an iPad. Even if it is a great item you should have in your home, there are also a few downsides you should be aware before you decide to spend $500 to  on one.

The Apple iPad is a PC tablet with a lot of functions and features you can use. It is said the iPads are both reliable and user friendly just like other Apple products. The startup is quicker than it is for the majority of netbooks.

Also, the battery lasts a lot as it can last up to 10 hours while a netbook battery only lasts 3 or 4 hours. There are a lot of applications you can use with your iPad and a lot of things getting doen faster with it than with a netbook.

You can use your iPad for reading eBooks as well because it has a very good application that can enhance the reading experience to a lively one. The aluminum casing is great in terms of aesthetics and durability too. Therefore, many people say that the iPad is a stylish device everyone should have. The touch screen is a great feature and the screen flipping is something you will enjoy using.

Even if iPad is such a great device and has a lot of advantages, there are also a few disadvantages of owning one. First of all, the flash player videos are unavailable for you on the iPad. Also, the phone functions of the iPhone are unavailable for the iPad. You can’t phone or send text messages with it because it does not have a phone function.

The biggest downside is probably the price ranging around 500 $. Not many people can afford purchasing an iPad for this amount and you should definitely use it for something if you decide to purchase it after all.  All in one, if you want to benefit from the great iPad features you should purchase one. On the other hand, if you want a phone then iPad is not for you as it is not destined to phone users.

The netbook users are the ones who should think about getting themselves an iPad. This is because a comparison between the iPad and a regular netbook is in favor of the iPad. The quick startup and the great number of features are great things that can be in the favor for purchasing this great Apple tablet.