Who Thinks It's Worth Going From iPad 2 to iPad 3?

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  1. augy202

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    I have an iPad 2 which I purchased because of the price decrease after playing with the iPad 3 and loving it. I was worried I wasn't going to enjoy the iPad 2 as much because of the worse screen, but to me the price difference was significant enough that I went for it and I'm perfectly happy. I don't care about the worse camera, who uses a tablet for pictures anyway? I don't care about the slightly better graphics because I never play graphic intense games. I also like that the iPad 2 is thinner and lighter. What do you think? Is it worth the upgrade? Are you happy with your iPad 2 or are you itching to make the leap for a brand new iPad 3?
     
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    If you're perfectly happy, enjoy. What does it matter what others think?
     
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    I'm more than happy with my ipad2. Right now it's entertaining me with Tubular Bells, playing over my truck sound system.

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    O I know! I'm not going to go out and buy a new one anytime soon, I'm just curious how others feel.
     
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    If I were buying from scratch, I'd buy the latest model, because of the best innards and likelihood of longer firmware updates.

    But I have iPad 1 and 2, and wasn't compelled to buy 3. I'm still happy with my 1 and 2 for now, though there are noticeable performance differences between them. The funny thing is, sometimes my iPad 1 works better at times now, because both iPads have been dropping their wifi connections more frequently since the latest firmware upgrade, but iPad 1 less so than iPad 2.

    I figure I'll buy whatever iPad or other tablet is best when my 1 and 2 become too sluggish, or when a hardware maker offers something tempting. For me, biggies would be things like more convenient loading of non-iTunes content, fuller Web access, longer battery life and lighter weight.
     
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    If you are happy that's super but one thing you didnt mention was that the ipad3 has twice the RAM
     
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    I agree. The main thing that influenced my purchase of the iPad 2 was the fact I was on a budget. There aren't any used iPad 3s out there that are any cheaper than a brand new one. I think maybe for college I'll upgrade to whatever the latest iPad is at that time.
     
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    Yeah but I haven't noticed Any situations with my current iPad that I would want more speed in, it does everything I need it to do extremely smoothly. I'm hoping in future iPads, they return to the iPad 2's thickness and weight, because it really does make a difference even if it is slight.
     
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    LOVE my iPad 2! I certainly Don't Feel the need to run out & replace it for no reason!
     
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    I am very happy with my ipad2 as well. Have had it for almost a year now. Am able to watch shows, read books, check emails, write reports, take notes, Moderate the forum, listen to music, take pics, etc, etc...without any problem!!
     

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