What model will I get with battery exchange these days?

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  1. hound46

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    Hello All,

    I'm brand new here. I just requested a battery/ipad exchange. I have a 64 gig ipad2 that isn't holding a charge anymore. Does anyone know what model they will probably return to me?
     
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    When your ipad is exchanged, you receive the same model that you turned in, in your case a 64GB iPad 2. If Just your iPad battery is replaced, you'll receive your own iPad back after the battery replacement.
     
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    Thank you scifan57. Is there anything regarding performance or future functionality in the newer models that should make me want to consider paying full price for a brand new one vs. refurbishing mine or a refurbished model for $100? The 2 has met my needs, but maybe I don't know what I'm missing.
     
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    iOS 8 is likely the last iOS update for the iPad 2. The newer iPads have more RAM, more available storage options, faster processors, new device warranty, etc..
     
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    That's what my son thought, too.
    No chance at all of them sending an ipad3?

    If not, would you recommend getting the battery fixed and selling it to fund a newer model or riding the wheels off my ipad2 and buying outright when it is no longer supported or functional. Knowing the timeline of when it won't be able to run new apps would help make that decision.
     

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