Buy iPad2 or wait for iPad3?

Discussion in 'iPad 3 Forum' started by msgtusaf, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. msgtusaf

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    First let me say that I searched the forum for answers to my question, but could not find much by way of comparison. I realized that no one really knows what the iPad3 will look like and that what we do know may be a lot of speculation.

    I bought my wife an iPad2 for her birthday in August. It is awesome and more than meets my needs, however, I rarely get to use it. She uses it daily and simply loves it.

    So, I want my own iPad. Should I get an iPad2 for Christmas or do you think I should wait for the iPad3 to come out next March? If you feel I should wait, please provide reasons why. I've read that the iPad3 is supposed to have a brighter, more robust display, but other than that I don't know what other advantages the "3" will have over the "2".

    Any and all comments/recommendations are welcome and encouraged.
     
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    No one knows what the iPad 3 will be, so your guess is as good as anyone's
     
  3. oberkc

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    Why not wait for the iPad 4?
     
  4. Gabriel1

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    Hmm, I'm thinking this......shouldn't it more than meet your wife's need? Just sayin'.

    Anyhoo, I'd just go and buy one, if you are considering the fact that you may want to upgrade soon then why not go for a refurb, you get a good saving and get an iPad that you won't be able to tell from new with the exception of the box it comes in.

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  5. sjleworthy

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    How eager are you for an IPad?

    It's general practise to buy what you want now, and let technology take it's course later on, else you'll always be wanting and never be satisfied.

    Ipad3 speculation is just that. It'll probably look most similar but be more highly spec'd. But know one exactly knows.

    If I were you and I loved my wife's ipad2, then I'd want one for Christmas.
     
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    The iPad 3 is due in March, baring any unforeseen problems. You can get one for Christmas and be just like your wife, or wait until March and make her jealous.
     
  7. madhatter61

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    Why would you want to make your best friend jealous? You must want to change brides soon ... or you just like conflict?
    This speculation on iPad3 is just a game ... is everyone having any fun yet?
     
  8. Kaykaykay

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    Given Apple's production history and its timing, we're close to a new iPad. I'd wait for a few months.

    Each person's ability to delay gratification differs, of course. (Meaning for fun gadgets, not say an organ transplant, lol.) For me, waiting a few months for a better device would be reasonable and doable.

    iPad 3's features are guesswork for consumers, but I'd also consider that iPad 3 will probably get firmware upgrades longer than existing ones.
     
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    Thank God for this forum! Hopefully, it will relieve the other forums from the daily threads on this topic. :)
     
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    A little squirt of coffee out my nose. :)))
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