iPad Pro 9.7 wifi or wifi LTE

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iPad Pro 9.7 wifi or wifi LTE

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  1. john991 macrumors 6502a

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    Which version are those who are getting the iPad Pro 9.7 the wifi or LTE version
     
  2. jpiszcz macrumors regular

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    I've always gone with Wifi but looking at this post: $10 for 5GB for 5 months, hmm, tempting?
    http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/ipad-pro-with-at-t-next.1934140/page-14#post-22311731

    I was just going to post a similar thread, you beat me to it john
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    Is anyone using a Cellular iPad with either this plan or something similar? Where you leave it off most of the time, unless you use it and not charged for it on a monthly basis?
     
  3. john991 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    But for me it's an extra $180 Canadian for the wifi / LTE version. :(
     
  4. harrypham macrumors member

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    What about iPad Pro 12.9? Wifi Only or Cellular?
    I got a 128GB Wifi Only from bestbuy for $865 n, but I am thinking about returning it to bestbuy then purchase a Cellular from Bhphoto for $949 without tax.

    Is Cellular necessary for iPad Pro 12.9?
    I still have my iPad Air 2 128GB LTE.
     
  5. KylePowers macrumors 68000

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    Eh, iPad is more of a 'at home' device for me. WiFi is fine. For times I take it out and about, and can't find WiFi, hotspotting my phone is fine
     
  6. nightlong macrumors 6502a

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    All my iPads have been cellular until the iPad Pro 12.9 .... I chose wifi only for this as it is mostly for home use and I still have 2 cellular iPads for outside use. But, if the iPad Pro was my only iPad would definitely be cellular.
     
  7. ron7624 Contributor

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    I have always gotten and always will get LTE on all my iPads. It makes for a much more useful device.
     
  8. tekchic macrumors 65816

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    Every single iPad I've purchased has been with 3G/LTE. It's something that goes everywhere with me, especially traveling, and replaces a laptop on trips (unless it's a work trip). To me it's worth the extra $129.

    The past few years I just use the T-Mobile free 200mb for life plan, that way I have access when I need it on the road. If I need more for a trip, I can purchase it.

    It's handy to have if you travel with an iPad. If it's your stay-at-home device, you could probably skip it.
     
  9. eagleglen macrumors 6502a

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    This is what I do too. I always have a cellular connection that's free, and if nothing else, permits me to find the iPad with Find My IPhone. I only have to buy extra data when I go on a trip. The cellular version also comes with GPS so the Maps app is much more useful.
     
  10. Mr.C macrumors 601

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    It's not just about internet access though. The Wi-Fi Plus Cellular models also include GPS hardware which helps a lot in location services when out and about.
     
  11. jpiszcz macrumors regular

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    Same here, I don't take my iPad out any about hardly at all, and if I do, I can use my phone as a hotspot. Went with the Wi-Fi model.
     
  12. KylePowers macrumors 68000

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    That's valid. Not important to myself however, as again, it's more a 'at home' device for me.

    Would be cool if the iPhone hotspot fed the iPad its GPS data for location services though.
     
  13. ron7624 Contributor

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    Wifi only depends on electricity. When a storm knock you power out, it is certainly a good thing to have a battery operated device with LTE that can connect to the outside world and news in your area.
     

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