Is 1.8 Gb update of iOS11 worth on iPad mini 2?

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  1. Atindra

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    While I am waiting for my iPad Pro to arrive, I was thinking to avail the update for my iPad mini2. But my concern is that, is iOS 11 going to occupy more space? And slow down the device? Just because it has less RAM? Can someone share personal experience?
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  2. Brian 244

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    iOS 11 will free up more space. A couple gigs at least. I’d say go for it.
     
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    Wow...great! And does it speed up the overall operation?
     
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    It can if you have a newer device that can support all or most of the features of iOS 11.
     
  5. Brian 244

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    I’d say it doesn’t make things slower. Which is a good thing.
     
  6. Atindra

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    Thanks Brian and scifan, I downloaded the update which took about an hour and installation took 15-20 mins on my iPad mini 2, and voila.....everything is working superb. The only app on my iPad which stopped working is “ChemDraw” which was 32 bit.
     

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