Should I upgrade from iPad 3 to iPad 4?

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  1. liveinla14
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    help. should I upgrade?
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    I don't think so, the only upgrades are:

    -better FaceTime cam
    -lightning dock
    -faster CPU

    To me, personally, that is not enough to upgrade from the iPad 3. There was no actual innovation to it; only a small updating of certain parts. The iPad 3 can and will be able to do everything an iPad 4 can do for years to come.

    I have the iPad 3, and will probably upgrade to the 5 or 6th gen, depending on what they upgrade
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    eh? should? What do you mean?
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    If you have throw-away money and HAVE to stay on the cutting edge of Apple tech, then get it. If not, then don't.
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    Hi there--

    I just deleted your other post as it was a duplicate of this one. Please do not do this since it makes it hard for other members to read and help you of there are multiple threads of the same topic present. It is also against forum rules.

    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

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    It depends on how much you can resell you iPad 3..
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    This. I'm going to attempt to get a really good price for mine. If I can I will upgrade, if I can't then forget it.
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    I got a trade-in price of $425 for my 2.5 month old ipad3 32GB WiFi from PowerMax - a loss of $174 from original payment. How fair this is to upgrade to ipad4? Any comments?
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    If you don't think that it's fair why did you do it?

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    Try Craigslist. I got offers for $400 for my 16GB wifi and was looking for more since I include a smart cover as well. You should be able to get at least 450.
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    Gab, I just asked a trade-in price from the co. Though still considering, not made the trade-in yet. Still have couple days to make final decision. So what's everyone's opinion. (personally, I was very disappointed with apple's surprising move on discontinuing ipad3 for the fast ipad4 turnout, especially after talking to a crappy, so called, customer relation guy.)
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    Only reason I could think of to upgrade is if you realised that you should have gone for 64Gb.

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    What you have to do is determine just what each iPad has to offer and make your decision on which iPad can best fulfill your needs at this time.
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    Hi liveinla, I have never done Craigslist before. After posting there, do they charge you a fee when you sell your product? According to their warning on money transaction scam, which way is the most safe/reliable in receiving sales money? Thanks for help.
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    I don't have good luck with Craig's List anymore. It used to be my go-to for selling old electronics, but now the only people who ever respond to ads are the scammers. I recently used eBay to sell a first generation Kindle Fire and an iPhone 5. I don't love all the fees, but I feel like there is less chance of dealing with scammers.
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    I sold my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on eBay for $100 less than I paid for it 6 months earlier.
    Considering all my frustrations with Android and the tablet itself I thought I did pretty good.

    IMHO if I couldn't of returned my iPad 3 for a refund I would of kept it.
    The iPad 4 has some nice upgrades but it wouldn't of been worth it if I had to fork over more cash. An even money deal is all I would go for.
    The iPad 3 is one heck of a nice tablet.
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    No, unless of course you intend to buy the ipad 5 in five months time and the ipod 6 in eleven months time etc etc.
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    I wouldn't until you know there are no more updates for your iPad 2.
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    I upgraded today. Wi-fi only model 16 GB. I was going to do a Mini but I think this will work better for me. I have an iphone with Personal Hotspot so I didn't do the cellular version this time.

    Since Apple seems to like to replace these every six months, I won't be getting the top of the line version anymore,lol. I tried to resist getting the 4 but couldn't do it.

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