New release date for Upgraded iPad Air???

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  1. jaybird28

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    I'm sure this question has been asked a ton on this site but I'm a newbie so I get a mulligan. Whats the latest on a new iPad Air??? I'm in the buying mode!!!
     
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    Late fall, around the end of October, most likely. Of course, no one knows for sure, with the possible exception of Tim Cook. :)
     
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    I know this is a silly question but will the upgrade merit waiting for an owner of a bad Droid tablet? I rely on my iPhone 5 for 80% of my activity(including photos) and plan on upgrading to an iPhone 6 phone when my verizon contract ends in Nov. I. quess I'm asking if I can get a steal price on the current iPad without waiting for upgrade.
     
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    The prices for the current iPad Air are unlikely to drop much until after the new iPads are out. There will probably be a few sales in the next month or two, but if the past is any indicator they will be for the bottom tier iPads. I don't recommend them to anyone who wants the tablet for more than internet access, reading, and casual gaming.

    On the other hand I don't expect the new iPad Air (or whatever they call it) is going to be leaps and bounds better than the current model. It will probably have a fingerprint sensor, a bit more speed, and something else that makes it desirable over the current model. Other than that, who knows.

    So, if you are in a hurry to get an iPad Air and find a fantastic deal, you probably won't regret it too much.

    If you like to have the best you can get, wait.

    I have an iPad Air and do not expect to upgrade this cycle. It will be the first time I don't get the newest iPad. That's how much I feel the tablet has grown.

    I am, however, planning on a new iPhone. Mine it two years old now, and the contract will be up soon.
     
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    Great advise!! Thank You I wont use my tablet for much more than basic home use so I'm leaning towards your advise. I'm tired of Android for two years for basic stuff
     
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    One last question An iPad Air is all the same. Its just about 16, 32, 64---Correct????
     
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    Sort of. There are two base models in four storage sizes.

    You can buy an iPad Air wi-fi, or an iPad Air wi-fi + cellular. Sizes are 16, 32, 64, and 128 GB. Besides having the ability to connect to a wireless carrier, the wi-fi + cellular model also has a GPS. Even if you don't think you want the cellular plan the GPS is nice to have.

    At the bottom of the Apple Store's page for the iPad Air there is a Choose the iPad That's Right for You section that goes into more detail.

    http://store.apple.com/us/buy-ipad/ipad-air
     
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    Their are 2 versions of the iPad Air 16, 32, 64. Wifi only and wifi + cellular.
     
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    And the 128 GB.
     
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    I didn't see your post, must have squeezed it in mere seconds before mine!

    Of course the 128 too.
     

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