iPad Christmas Decision

Discussion in 'iPad' started by CalvColl, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. CalvColl macrumors newbie

    Jan 25, 2009
    I want to get an iPad roughly around Christmas (then or slightly after), shall I get this iPad as is now (if they haven't released a new one for holiday sales) or shall I risk getting a smaller screen :( but with a camera :D (rumored of course)? :confused:
  2. pintsizemacman macrumors regular


    Sep 26, 2010
    if u want it go for it or if ur just chillen hold out for a bit its ur chose mate a hard one by the way:eek:
  3. Higgs1 macrumors 6502


    Jun 6, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    well wasn't the original iPad released in February? If thats the case expect iPad 2.0 to be announced or at least a refresh around then, so its not really that far off if they don't decide to drop a 7" before christmas

    I'd personally wait if I were you, if you're waiting till at least December might as well wait a few more months to get the latest and greatest @ what i'm sure will be similar prices, or even buy the iPad 1 at a discount when the new ones drop lol

    good luck with your decision as I know waiting for new tech is a hard thing to do
  4. ThatsMeRight macrumors 68020

    Sep 12, 2009
    April, and 4 months is a long time! I say: go for it, and well when iPad 2.0 is released you can decide of it's worth the upgrade (and thus selling your old iPad with maybe $50 or $100 loss) or just keep it. FaceTime is a hype (I've got an iPhone 4 and it's nice to use once, but after that it's just a gimmick (for most people)). ;)
  5. mattniles007 macrumors 6502


    Dec 4, 2005

  6. Jaro65 macrumors 68040


    Mar 27, 2009
    Seattle, WA
    I would wait it out for the new model. There are all those Q1 rumors flying around....
  7. bowlerman625 macrumors 68020


    Jun 17, 2009
    Chicago, IL area
  8. Nausicaa macrumors 6502a

    Jan 11, 2007
    At this point I would wait, especially if you don't plan on getting it until December. The iPad is great, but in your post it sounds like you're interested in a camera. If that's important to you, you should definitely wait. It's only four months, and it is highly likely the next iPad will have at least some kind of camera. If it does, you'll wish you had waited. Regardless, it always feels crummy when the new version comes out so soon after you just bought the old model.
  9. My name is Alex macrumors regular

    My name is Alex

    Sep 5, 2010
    Gold Coast, Australia
    I reckon most of the sales during december and January are the ones who have no idea when a new one will come out, only to be slightly dissapointed the next week. Or the impatient ones.

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