Christmas gift, good price for IPAD3 with Retina display?

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  1. scott6809

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    I picked one up today for $449.99 at best buy, it's the 16gig model, they also had the 32 for the same price, but sold out.... I thought it was a good price.. Has anyone seen a better price for that model anywhere? If I can save more $$$ I'd like too.

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  2. louwin

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    Why would you buy a 3 when you could have a 4 for $5 or $10 more?

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    My wife and i were going to get him the Mini and said "Well for $70 more we can get him a IPAD2" then yesterday we saw an ad for Ipad3 $449.99 and said "Well for 50 more we can get him the Ipad3".... So in our case it was more than just $10 jump from what we originally had plan to spend. I was just curious if anyone had seen a better price than what we paid.

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  4. zip255

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    Stick with the ipad3, you'll have ios5 and don't upgrade that device, you'll be glad you didn't.
     
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    If size isn't an issue, go for the iPad 3. You shouldn't, however, be afraid to update to iOS 6, as only a very small percentage of users are having any problems with it.
    If the smaller size of the mini is important, buy it instead.
     
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    Stay away from the iOS six update you will regret doing that, your iPad 3 will come with iOS 5 stick with it and you'll be glad you did trust me
     
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    I'm sorry that you had a bad experience with iOS 6, but you are in the small minority. Almost no one has had any significant problems with iOS 6. There's also a good chance that a recently purchased new iPad 3 has iOS 6 on it. The iPad 3 remained in production for about 2 months after iOS 6 was released.
     
  8. zip255

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    Actually that's incorrect your iPad will come with what ever was originally on it from Apple if it's an iPad 3 it absolutely will come with iOS five, if you look at the Apple website under refurbished iPads it states that also.
     
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    iOs 6 works fine on our two iPad3s and iPad mini. No problems whatsoever. I am very glad I have it.
     
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    That is a play on words when percentages are talked about with the millions of iPads that are out there you could say it is a small percent but it is thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands of people that are having issues with iOS six
     

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