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Old Jun 13, 2013, 02:51 PM   #1
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Which iPad?

I am going to uni and want an ipad to listen to music to on the train and browse

which ipad do you recommend
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 02:54 PM   #2
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I've been very pleased with the iPad mini. It's extremely portable, and yet very usable.
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 03:08 PM   #3
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I recently picked up a iPad 4 and though it's really nice with the retina, I think I might exchange it for a mini; but still undecided.

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I've been very pleased with the iPad mini. It's extremely portable, and yet very usable.
curious, have you run into any sluggish performance/lag?
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curious, have you run into any sluggish performance/lag?
None, whatsoever. I don't do any gaming, however, so if you plan to, I can't speak for what kind of performance you would get.
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 03:11 PM   #5
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It really depends on how u going to use it. A mini would suit u best if you wanna use it on the go.
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 06:33 PM   #6
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yeah may wait for the retina

the ipad is too big imo
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 06:36 PM   #7
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if you can wait until Sept for mini 2 with retina then just wait. if not then get mini 1.
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Old Jun 19, 2013, 11:00 AM   #8
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I am going to uni and want an ipad to listen to music to on the train and browse

which ipad do you recommend
Any of them will meet those requirements. You'd have to provide more criteria to narrow it down.
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 10:49 AM   #9
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Grab a 16GB iPad Mini, sounds like it would be perfect for you!
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 10:56 AM   #10
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I vastly prefer the 9.7" screen size-not to mention the better hardware it has.

Only advantage to the mini would be if it's pocketable, which I assume it's not (asking a question about that right now lol)
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 11:31 AM   #11
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I am going to uni and want an ipad to listen to music to on the train and browse

which ipad do you recommend

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yeah may wait for the retina

the ipad is too big imo
Do you play lot of games? And what about storage? iPad Mini is very portable and might be suitable for you but its older chip and 512MB isn't as good as the iPad 4. Also this year's iPad Mini might not get retina display according to the rumours -

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/06/19/...in-early-2014/
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Old Jun 20, 2013, 11:42 AM   #12
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Do you play lot of games? And what about storage? iPad Mini is very portable and might be suitable for you but its older chip and 512MB isn't as good as the iPad 4. Also this year's iPad Mini might not get retina display according to the rumours -

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/06/19/...in-early-2014/
That would make some kind of sense. It can't go to 4x the resolution very easily with decent battery life since it needs 4x the GPU. But they can still bump it to the dual core Swift + 3 GPU design used in the iPhone.
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