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AIRMATE Mobile has got a big brother: ‘AIRMATE Tablet’. Now you can easily place your tablet in front of you when flying and watch your favourite TV series or movie in comfort.
When flying, you’ve probably tried standing your tablet on the table in front of you. Then you look down, and it is really not the most comfortable way to sit. You could also hold your tablet in your hand, or try to get it to sit firmly in the magazine holder in the back of the chair in front of you. Nothing is completely comfortable for more than a few minutes… which is where the AIRMATE Tablet comes in.
Simplifiers, the manufacturer of the AIRMATE Tablet, recently sent us one of their brand new products so that we could test it out. Our good friend and Editor of InsideFlyer Denmark, Henrik, was just about to head off on a trip, so here are his thoughts:
Design & Use
The AIRMATE Tablet is designed in the same way as its little brother – the AIRMATE Mobile. The device can be placed directly on the table lock on the seat in front of you. Alternatively, it can also be used as a normal tablet holder/stand on a plane or elsewhere. But the product comes into its own when you get your tablet off the table and up to eye level.
AIRMATE Tablet is designed to be used with several different types of tablets. It fits the typical smaller tablets and the various iPads, but also things like a Nintendo Switch. It can easily handle devices from 7 inches up to 11 inches.
AIRMATE Tablet is made using the same principles as the previous model for mobile phones. It is fitted with plastic and a rubber band to hold the tablet to the holder. In our review of AIRMATE Mobile, there was potential doubt about the durability of the product, but here a year later we can say that there is no problem with this. With extra rubber bands in the package, you should be fine for several years.
Value for money
The standard price for an AIRMATE Tablet is ~£20 (23 Euros). This (as with its predecessor) is a bit on the high end, but Simplifiers constantly run promotions where you can get it cheaper.
In general, I’m a big fan of the product, particularly when travelling with my children. It is completely impossible to have a tablet on the table while having food – at least my 6-year-old son can’t handle it! But, by putting the tablet on the back of his chair, he could eat and continue watching movies on an iPad. This is definitely a product I can see many families valuing when flying.
InsideFlyers readers get a 30% discount
Until 16th December 2019, as an InsideFlyer reader, you can get 30% off an AIRMATE Tablet. This brings the price down to ~£14.00 (16.10 Euros),
To benefit from the discount, use the following coupon code when buying the product : IFDK1119