iPad I LOVE the big screen!!!

Discussion in 'iPad' started by AdonisSMU, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
  2. AppleRobert macrumors 603

    Nov 12, 2012
    +1. I am so use to the Mini handling it every which way daily for reading, web browsing, games, etc and really appreciating the weight.

    In 1/2 hour's time, I love the Air's form facor as it is easy hitting the sweetspot amongst larger tablets. So light and I can easy palm it one handed and I do not feel I will get tired holding it or being uncomfortable with it! It is bigger and heavier than the Mini obviously but it is still great.

    Kudos to Apple!
  3. JOSE891 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 15, 2012
    Las Vegas

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  4. AdonisSMU thread starter macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    Its like Apple was listening to my needs. I was missing the big screen. However, the weight was more than I would tolerate.
  5. Rogifan macrumors P6


    Nov 14, 2011
    How light does it feel? Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac tweeted that it felt heavier than the reviews stated. But it's hard to know when he's being serious or just posting something to get retweets.
  6. AdonisSMU thread starter macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    It was light as heck. It feels like a big mini. I can hold it with one hand easily.
  7. Sir Ruben macrumors 65816

    Sir Ruben

    Jul 3, 2010
    Yeah screen is big and clear, meanwhile the chassis is thin and light.

    It must be really tiring being an Apple hater when they keep knocking out quality products like this :D
  8. nostresshere macrumors 68030

    Dec 30, 2010
    Yes, it feels like a big mini.

    So far, no case for me... but time will tell.
  9. AdonisSMU thread starter macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    I bought a case but the dayum thing was so pretty i decided to get a cover too... Because i like how it looks naked.
  10. Godzilla71 macrumors 6502


    Aug 16, 2009
    WA state
  11. richlee111 macrumors regular

    Feb 27, 2011
    How light is it? Light enough that I noticed it immediately when handed the box at the Apple store. The same can also be said about the Smart Cover. Yea, the smart cover feels less rugged now that they got rid of the aluminum hinge, but man, the combination of the 2 is the optimal weight.

    And don't forget the compactness of it now. For it to lose of its width, its soooo much easier now to type on screen in portrait mode. Its almost like the ipad went to bootcamp and lost its love handles:p

    If the iPad Air is a person, this guy's in its primal shape and weight now. Go Apple and iPad Air:)
  12. Zcott macrumors 68020

    Oct 18, 2009
    Belfast, Ireland
  13. patseguin macrumors 65816


    Aug 28, 2003
    My feelings exactly. They have the same size screen but with the decreased bevels, it feels like a slightly larger mini.
  14. Zerilos macrumors 6502a

    Dec 18, 2012
    The combination of weight and size reduction has an huge impact. Honestly love it more than I thought I would.
  15. AdonisSMU thread starter macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    That is exactly how i feel.

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