What should iPad should i go for?

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What iPad?

Poll closed Jul 5, 2010.
  1. WiFi

    33 vote(s)
    40.2%
  2. WiFi + 3G

    49 vote(s)
    59.8%
  1. tom1252
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    WiFi or WiFi + 3G
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    I chose wifi only to avoid data fees. If you don't have good wifi though... you may be frustrated.
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    I choose both. You never know when you need the Internet when your out and can't find a Wi-Fi spot.
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    I would have gone for 3g, but the data plans suck - especially now that the UK providers have axed unlimited data plans.

    It now works out cheaper to buy a "3" Mifi (from what I can gather anyway).
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    I use my 3G every other day, if not more. You'll be amazed at how worthless the iPad feels without an Internet connection.
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    It depends on how connected you want to be and how prevalent free wifi spots are.

    In the US starting July 1, there will be free wifi at all Starbucks (no Starbucks card required and no daily time limit).

    I have wifi only, but I also have an iPhone, so if I need internet and there's no wifi around, I just use my iPhone.
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    Like others, I chose a wifi only ipad because I have an iPhone. I think it would be great to have the option, but I'm maxed out as it is with my AT&T and T-Mobile (Android) plans. I couldn't imagine having another add-on.
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    i got WiFi, because ill be able to tether from my Nexus One once android 2.2 comes out.
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    I have the 3G and i love it! makes my train ride in to the city every day great!
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    Since you seem incapable of making decisions I suggest a Gateway netbook. I have one and it is great, you should get one too.
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    Na! iPad all the way!!
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    I had the WIFI only, then decided I couldn't leave home without it!
    Upgraded to the WIFI + 3G!

    :)
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    If you have an iPhone, you might be OK with wifi

    For myself, having an iPhone that gives me internet/etc via 3G, it did not make sense to pay the extra $$$ (up front + recurring data plan charges) to get 3G on the iPad.

    I basically use my iPhone as (1) a mobile phone and (2) a mini/pocket iPad. My internet use on the iPhone, for the most part, involves navigational help/Google Maps, quick Twitter/FB/FourSquare updates, short emails, and quick "who wrote that song" type of Wikipedia searches.

    Longer internet sessions (reading the news, checking RSS feeds, catching up on Twitter/FB) are things I do at home, where I have wifi. I do travel on business, but now that many/most decent hotels have wifi, I can usually jump on wifi even while travelling just as I do at home—in the evenings, at the end of the day.

    If you don't have an internet-capable mobile phone, then maybe the iPad 3G makes more sense.
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    Wifi.....Unless you live in a highly populated area/ big city than AT&T's coverage will not be good. If it was Verizon then that would be another story.
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    I got the wifi only one, AT&T doesn't have good coverage here so there was no point in paying the extra money for something I can't use.
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    Definitely get the 3G version
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    just go for the 3g + wifi , you will never regret..trust me..
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    Get the wifi - 3G man I just got mine today and I'll tell ya bra you won't be dissapointed
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    You don't have to activate 3G to use the most overlooked feature: GPS.
    I voted 3G.
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    My ipad wifi only, 32 gb, is really all I need. there's always a wifi connection at some hotel.

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