Mini is a great gaming and movie device

Discussion in 'iPad Mini Forum' started by Brianr34, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Brianr34

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    I picked up a 16gb white mini at Best Buy yesterday. I am really liking it overall. Since we have an Ipad2, I do not have a problem with the non retina screen.

    I really like the mini for playing games. The combination of size and light weight makes it very desirable. The graphics are great and I have had no performance issues.

    The mini is also great for watching Netflix while relaxing in bed.

    On paper, I agree the specs are not great for the money. For me, the mini is my new favorite electronic device at home.
     
  2. gmaines

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    I to just got the mini.....love it....
     
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    I agree about games and movies. For games, it clearly is easier to hold than iPad because it is so light. It also makes more sound. And I think the shape of the screen makes it better than the google nexus 7 too. So, far, this thing ROCKS!!!
     
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    Completely agree ideal for gaming and movies I have an ipad 3 and haven't play a game on it since picking mini up
     
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    I can see why games might be better on it, but why movies?

    I watch movies on Kindle Fire original 7" in a pinch, but only if one of my iPads is charging and I want to surf on the other.
     
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    In my case I hold the mini in my left hand with fingers behind and thumb under the bottom, maybe 8 or 9 inches from my face. Can't do that with a full size iPad. And the image on the mini is larger than that on my nexus 7.
     
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    You hold your tablet while watching movies? OK, I'm not doing that.

    I use stands for reading and watching movies, so I just adjust the swinging arm of my Levo stand, for instance. If I'm stuck watching on my Kindle Fire while one of my iPads is charging, I just swing the arm closer than if watching on iPad. I have a couple of stands, but I love the Levo one. I should've bought it sooner.
     
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    I didn't use to. It's a mini thing. :)

    But I hold it while playing games, so I do the same with the tablet. Except I was watch an episode of voyager. Few movies would I watch on a tablet.
     
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    Glad you're loving your mini. I can enjoy vicariously through you and others.

    It sure is cute. I'm staying away from places that sell it over the next few weeks, because I might succumb and buy one, and I really don't need one.
     
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    I got to hold one yesterday at my local BestBuy, it was a Demo. Not for sale, all the ones they had were quickly sold. It was nice but at $329US I don't think it's in plans not right now, have to get more hands on with it. Myself don't think watching movies on a small screen is my idea of enjoyment.
     

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