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iPad Air

For Apple lovers, consider the iPad Air, Apple's lightest and thinnest tablet yet.

Weighing in at just 1 pound, the iPad Air is 20 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than the fourth-generation iPad, meaning it can slide into your techie's backpack or purse practically unnoticed.

And don't let the sleek design fool you; the iPad Air still packs a punch with Apple's newest A7 chip, expanded 4G LTE cellular connectivity and Apple's 9.7-inch Retina display. It also runs Apple's latest software iOS 7.

The iPad Air with Wi-Fi is available in silver or space gray and sells for $499 for the 16-GB model, $599 for the 32-GB model, $699 for the 64-GB model and $799 for the 128-GB model. The Wi-Fi and cellular model sells for $629 for the 16-GB model, $729 for the 32-GB model, $829 for the 64-GB model and $929 for the 128-GB model.