The big decision.

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by dobbey, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. dobbey

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    I know I want an ipad, but buying it means spending almost all my savings. Is it worth it when I have a laptop (though I don't use it except for internet) and a smartphone? Is it worth the £399
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  2. chevyguy

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    Only you can say if it's worth it or not. I really like the portability of it, way easier to tote around than a laptop. If it will fit your needs and desires, then go for it. :)
     
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    The only thing that stops me is that I would still need the laptop to sync the ipad. Dam :-(

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    Do you consider "...almost all my savings." discretionary income? If so, go ahead. If not, use your laptop and smart phone and continue to save your money until you have enough discretionary income to purchase without feeling guilty. Just my $.02.:D

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    If you have to ask....
     
  6. dobbey

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    My income is £10 a week. (Uni earnings)

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    I want a lot of things, but not enough to spend all my savings on a single item. If it's something I really NEED, that's different. Very few people NEED an iPad. Ultimately it is your decision.
     
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    If I already had a laptop and smartphone I wouldn't have an iPad. I got my iPad as a book reader that became more with usage. I initially thought the iPad could out perform my Incredible phone but it does not. The only advantage, for me, of it over the phone is a bigger screen.
    Nothing against the iPad but unless you have a nice monetary windfall coming I'd save the money towards an ipad3 or similar tablet.


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    Dale! How the hell are you? Good post!
     
  10. Tarkio

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    Probably not after the announcements by Steve Jobs on Monday.
     

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