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    New user and why I didn't get a 3G model.

    Hi,

    I am the proud owner of a 32 gig WiFi only iPad. Why did I not get a 64gig 3G model?

    Well there is no way I could fill up 64 gig with films and music, so there is that.

    The 3G model is 100 more expensive than the equivilent WiFi only model, and I can get a MiFi adaptor for 50, and the access costs are cheeper as well, so a saving of over 50 esp as I have no interest in the GPS functionality as well.

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    Welcome to the site

    I bought the 64GB with 3G just incase. I know you might not use that amount of memory but at least you know you have got enough memory to play with.

    IPad 64GB Wi-Fi + 3G



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    I travel stick a few movies and the GB get eaten up fast.

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    Humm it doesn't take long to fill up 32gb. I know I've done it
    8 -10 movies, photos and books plus 9gb of apps soon fill it up.

    Still I too went with the 32gb wifi but thats because I already had a pay as you go mifi which works well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pucknut22 View Post
    I travel stick a few movies and the GB get eaten up fast.
    Absolutely. I have the 64GB and I have an upcoming trip to Germany and I'm trying to find ways to free up some space.

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    I travel as well and with 6 movies all my music and a whole series of Rome, I still have 10 gig free. When I'm back at the weekends then I can change it over.

    You maybbe right on the 64 gig issue in the long run, but I'm sure I'm right about the 3G and MiFi.

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    Considering my iTunes library is over 300gb between the movies, music, audiobooks and tv shows; I can fill mine in however long it would take me to copy a portion of it over.

    However, I am sitting at 32gb full now on my 64 and most is music/Audiobooks and PDFs in GoodReader. I have about 5gb of movies on, I dont usually watch video on mine, but sometimes.

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    I too have a mifi (sprint) that we got for our 6 week road trip. Honestly, data wasn't that quick and price was crazy at 60 a month.

    Battery life sucks. I think most I could get was 2.75hrs out of the thing. Thankfully I was always near s power source. But the fact it's another piece to carry around, another thing to turn on, and another cable to carry if the thing dies an you need to charge.. I honestly can't see the practical aspect of it

    Congrats tho chap! This pad is simply amazing!
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    Welcome to the group I too have a 32 gb wifi and love it., and I have plenty of space. I don't store music on it because I have a iPhone and a iPod as well as the app pandora in which I can stream music for free. In addition I do not store movies because I have a Netflix account in which I can stream them for free ,there is no need to store them on iPad. Wifi is everywhere I go so I did not need the 3G and besides my husband has a verizon mifi that I could use if I ever needed to

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    Welcome and enjoy your stay, guess you are sucked in your cool iPad now
    And there are apps can let u turn wifi into 3G, like MyWi Mobile Hotspot App, I read that many cheap, easy and creative options can get your iPad Wifi connected to the 3G or 4G in iFunia iPad column.


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