iPad Buyer's Guide

Discussion in 'iPad' started by yamaha106, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. yamaha106 macrumors member

    Sep 29, 2008
    Just wondering why isn't the iPad on the buyer's guide of the website. I was surfing around seeing if the next update is imminent or if i should wait a bit to buy.

  2. garretruh macrumors member

    Sep 23, 2008
    The reason the next release date isn't posted is because we (the community) have nothing to base the predictions on. Once the iPad 2G (or whatever they're gonna call it) is released, then we'll have a rough time frame for Apple's decided update cycle. But expect the next iPad in the next 3 months.
  3. Don Kosak macrumors 6502a

    Don Kosak

    Mar 12, 2010
    Hilo, Hawaii
    There is a general consensus that iPad 2 will come out near the end of March or perhaps the first week of April.

    Occasionally a rumor will pop up about an earlier release, but the most recent info about manufacturer ramp ups suggests March.

    Of course Apple hasn't made any statements - and the iPad has just been released within the last couple of months in some countries.

    The guides on Mac Rumors are generally for well established products that have had 3, 4, or even more releases. That helps establish a pattern of updates to make predictions from. There is only one data point for iPad, so folks have been basing their guesses based on the iPhone release cycle.

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