iPad 1 64gb 3G, or iPad 2 16gb WiFi?

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    I'm getting an iPad tomorrow, and for the life of me CANNOT decide!! Sams club has the iPad 1 64GB with 3G for only $498, which is an amazing price. But part of me wants to just spend the 500 bucks on an iPad 2 16GB with wifi. Which one would you recommend I get?
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    It depends on what you plan to use it for. The iPad2 has enhanced graphics processing, additional RAM and a dual core processor - all ideal for games playing. But if you're not into games - and many still have not been optimised to take advantage of the iPad2 - then the additional memory on offer with the iPad1 would be great. Many Members have commented how quickly 16 GB fills up

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    i would get the iPad 2. i have the 16gbwifi.. perfectly happy with it.
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    Same here - 16gb wifi only. I don't plan on storing anything huge on it anyway.
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    Yes - but the OP gets 64GB plus 3G for the same price. Is an iPad2 really that much better?

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    It is a good price, yes. I never had an iPad first gen, so I can't comment on the difference(s).
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    I've learned not to worry too much about storage space these days. You can always sync with your iTunes media library to keep on top of your memory management. I hardly ever store too much stuff on my device these days when there's no need.

    Personally, the new iPad is always a seller to me than the old iPad.

    As mentioned, how do you plan on using it?

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