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Ipad 3 to buy or not to buy???

koko884

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Hello,
I would like to take ur advice on buying the new ipad. I dont have any previous generation but from what i have been hearing so far ( wifi problems, battery problems, heating...) i was wondering if it would be more wise to buy the ipad 2 rather the new ipad.
Thank you
 

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I've had no problems with my iPad 3 so far. Wifi is the same as my 2, heating is a little more than my 2, but only on some apps and not uncomfortable, I haven't tested the battery drain, but the 3 does take a lot longer to charge.
Biggest difference is obviously the resolution. I love the retina display. If you compare the 2 and the 3 side by side and don't care about the resolution difference then go for the 2 as a used one would be way cheaper.
 

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I had an iPad 2 and loved it. Sold it on Craigslist and bought my iPad 3 and it works even better in some ways and just as good in all other ways. I can feel more warmth than the 2 but no real concern there. No wifi issues. I had an AT&T 32 gig iPad 2 and now have a 64 Verizon iPad 3. It has been JUST GREAT!

It takes a little longer to charge but I do it every night and after using it a lot all day, I usually have over half the charge left. No issues with that.
 

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I was in the same boat. I took the dive (or actually my wife bought one for me to shut me up lol) and although I've only had it for a day I LOVE IT. No problems so far at all. I've had 2 iPhones so not much of a learning curve for me. The screen is just awesome...it's hard to explain how cool this thing is. I do recommend a full protective case if you do decide to get one I have the otterbox defender and it's perfect. Hope this helped and good luck...by the way I have the 32gb white Verizon 4g
 

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I'd buy the iPad 3 if I didn't already have an iPad before..might as well get the newest version
 

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Love my 3!! keep in mind millions are sold and yes there will be a few with glitches but apple takes care of those . But they are the exception not the rule. You will always here more about the problems then the ones that have no issue
 

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I have had no problems with my 3. There are a lot more of us that have had no problems than those that have. The difference is, you typically don't create a thread when you don't have any issues.
 

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Texas Holders said:
I have had no problems with my 3. There are a lot more of us that have had no problems than those that have. The difference is, you typically don't create a thread when you don't have any issues.

Words from the wise! Thank you Texas Holders.
 

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Yes, there are always issues with any products, and some peeps will experience these issues, and some peeps will be extremely unlucky, that's life, but for 99.9% of sales of the new iPad you won't experience any problems and will love it.
 

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I have had no problems with my 3. There are a lot more of us that have had no problems than those that have. The difference is, you typically don't create a thread when you don't have any issues.

Plus the ones that are happy are busy exploring their new toys or seeking new apps and accessories...

Can't believe I spent nearly $150 on new apps in the past 2 weeks. Not to mention the case and headset...
 

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koko884 said:
Hello,
I would like to take ur advice on buying the new ipad. I dont have any previous generation but from what i have been hearing so far ( wifi problems, battery problems, heating...) i was wondering if it would be more wise to buy the ipad 2 rather the new ipad.
Thank you

Most of the new iPad "Issues" are false.... People complaining about battery heat is not an issue. Wifi problems is probably 1 out of thousands. Don't get the iPad 2 and get the new iPad, that screen is beautiful and the 1 Gig of RAM makes a difference.

Get the new iPad!!!!!!! :) and in White.
 

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Perspective is important. 3 million + iPad3's. A tiny percentage have problems.
If you take the plunge and don't like it, return it for a full refund ;)
 

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Perspective is important. 3 million + iPad3's. A tiny percentage have problems.
If you take the plunge and don't like it, return it for a full refund ;)

Yeah, but, perspective is hard for some people ... the chicken little story does not just apply to chickens :eek:
 

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I love mine , but this corner (bottom left in landscape) yellow issue is driving me crazy. Very small, but I can see it. Going to the Apple store tomorrow. This is the 2nd one I have had screen tint problems with. The first one was really bad.

Sent from my IPad 3rd Generation 64 GB LTE Black :)
 

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