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iPad 3 impression...sorely disappointed!

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Have had my new iPad since Friday and so far I can't see ANY improvemnt in the display quality or in the processor speed.
I'm beginning to wonder if the guts of the thing are really upgraded! The camers port appears a tad larger so I guess it really does have
a better camera but I've not made a comparison of that feature yet.

I guess this will teach me not to buy until I've actually seen a new version in the flesh. I fell for apple's marketing hype.

Unless I'm missing something I would advise folks to just buy an iPad2 and save money. An iPad2 can be had for half the price of the new one
if you are willing to buy a used one.

Oh well, it's still a great product and I am passing my iPad2 on to a family member so it isn't a total loss
 

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Wow! That s too bad. The difference between my iPad 2 and 3 display are immediately apparent and quite profound
 

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Well, some people like just to not be hungry. Others, like to enjoy food.
 

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Meowzart said:
Wow! That s too bad. The difference between my iPad 2 and 3 display are immediately apparent and quite profound

True. The screen upgrade it huge!
 

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AQ_OC said:
Well, some people like just to not be hungry. Others, like to enjoy food.

And the same is true if iPads.
 
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Wow! That s too bad. The difference between my iPad 2 and 3 display are immediately apparent and quite profound

I'm beginning to wonder if mine really does have the retina display. I've placed them side by side and looked at quite a few differnt screens and can't see any quality
improvement at all in the iPad3. I imagine determining that would be virtually impossible though.
 

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Everett said:
I'm beginning to wonder if mine really does have the retina display. I've placed them side by side and looked at quite a few differnt screens and can't see any quality
improvement at all in the iPad3. I imagine determining that would be virtually impossible though.

Open up iBooks on the iPad 2 and the new iPad, then tell me that you can't see see a difference. Give developers time to upscale apps to utilize the new iPads resolution....people are complaining that they can't see a difference because not all apps are set up for other....give it time.
 
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Open up iBooks on the iPad 2 and the new iPad, then tell me that you can't see see a difference. Give developers time to upscale apps to utilize the new iPads resolution....people are complaining that they can't see a difference because not all apps are set up for other....give it time.
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OK, I'll make the iBooks comparison. Thanks for the tip.
 

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some peoples eyes see driffrent stuff then others. like some people tell tell between 720 and 1080p
 

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Everett said:
Have had my new iPad since Friday and so far I can't see ANY improvemnt in the display quality or in the processor speed.
I'm beginning to wonder if the guts of the thing are really upgraded! The camers port appears a tad larger so I guess it really does have
a better camera but I've not made a comparison of that feature yet.

I guess this will teach me not to buy until I've actually seen a new version in the flesh. I fell for apple's marketing hype.

Unless I'm missing something I would advise folks to just buy an iPad2 and save money. An iPad2 can be had for half the price of the new one
if you are willing to buy a used one.

Oh well, it's still a great product and I am passing my iPad2 on to a family member so it isn't a total loss

I agree and also it's heavier and thicker I like the feel of the 2 better.
 

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I'm beginning to wonder if mine really does have the retina display. I've placed them side by side and looked at quite a few differnt screens and can't see any quality
improvement at all in the iPad3. I imagine determining that would be virtually impossible though.

The quality improvements are there. It's all in the details. I initially noticed very few and thought the same as you. After a while when you look at an older iPad it will seem slightly fuzzy. When more apps are optimized we will enjoy our iPads more.

That being said I still find my self wondering about the value. If i did not allocate for disposable income I would have kept my other iPads. I think from this point forward I will skip and buy every other generation.
 

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Daylife said:
Open up iBooks on the iPad 2 and the new iPad, then tell me that you can't see see a difference. Give developers time to upscale apps to utilize the new iPads resolution....people are complaining that they can't see a difference because not all apps are set up for other....give it time.

I just did and you I can really see the difference......
 

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