iPad 3 impression...sorely disappointed!

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  1. Everett

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    Have had my new iPad since Friday and so far I can't see ANY improvemnt in the display quality or in the processor speed.
    I'm beginning to wonder if the guts of the thing are really upgraded! The camers port appears a tad larger so I guess it really does have
    a better camera but I've not made a comparison of that feature yet.

    I guess this will teach me not to buy until I've actually seen a new version in the flesh. I fell for apple's marketing hype.

    Unless I'm missing something I would advise folks to just buy an iPad2 and save money. An iPad2 can be had for half the price of the new one
    if you are willing to buy a used one.

    Oh well, it's still a great product and I am passing my iPad2 on to a family member so it isn't a total loss
     
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    Wow! That s too bad. The difference between my iPad 2 and 3 display are immediately apparent and quite profound
     
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    Well, some people like just to not be hungry. Others, like to enjoy food.
     
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    True. The screen upgrade it huge!
     
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    And the same is true if iPads.
     
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    I'm beginning to wonder if mine really does have the retina display. I've placed them side by side and looked at quite a few differnt screens and can't see any quality
    improvement at all in the iPad3. I imagine determining that would be virtually impossible though.
     
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    Open up iBooks on the iPad 2 and the new iPad, then tell me that you can't see see a difference. Give developers time to upscale apps to utilize the new iPads resolution....people are complaining that they can't see a difference because not all apps are set up for other....give it time.
     
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    OK, I'll make the iBooks comparison. Thanks for the tip.
     
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    some peoples eyes see driffrent stuff then others. like some people tell tell between 720 and 1080p
     
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    Word!
     
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    I agree and also it's heavier and thicker I like the feel of the 2 better.
     
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    The quality improvements are there. It's all in the details. I initially noticed very few and thought the same as you. After a while when you look at an older iPad it will seem slightly fuzzy. When more apps are optimized we will enjoy our iPads more.

    That being said I still find my self wondering about the value. If i did not allocate for disposable income I would have kept my other iPads. I think from this point forward I will skip and buy every other generation.
     
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    I just did and you I can really see the difference......
     
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    Is that yes or no?
     
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    When I compared iBooks on the 2 and 3 I really could tell the difference in screens....
     

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