iPad Should I sell 64GB AT&T iPad 3 for 16GB AT&T iPad 4?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by i7QuadCoreMania, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. i7QuadCoreMania macrumors 6502

    Nov 10, 2009
    Got the ipad 3 shortly after launch, kinda disappointed that they released the ipad 4 so soon.

    Anywho, got me thinking, if I should sell my 64gb AT&T ipad 3 for a 16gb AT&T ipad 4? I could prob sell the ipad 3 64gb for close to what it would cost for the 16gb ipad 4.

    I don't really need the 64gb storage as I don't store stuff on there much, so 16gb 13gb available should be mostly ok for me.

    Just wondering what other peeps would do? I'm thinking the extra storage doesn't do much for resell value, at least when the 5 comes around so would it make more sense to upgrade to the 16gb iPad4 for little or no money now and have the latest iPad, better resell value when the true next Gen iPad comes around?:D
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    I wouldn't bother but do whatever is good for you. I don't see the updates to be enough considering I'd have to invest in replacing a ton of cables or carry the same one around with me.
  3. pdawg macrumors regular

    Jul 9, 2008
    Charlotte, NC
    That's a lot of space to give up in my opinion. I have the 64 G iPad 3 and would never give it up for something with 16 G, even if it was the newer one. If I had to upgrade sooner than later I'd at least aim for 32 G. Personally I'm waiting for the iPad 5 next year for my next upgrade. Feeling that every other year is pretty safe bet for upgrading the iPad.
  4. Medic311 macrumors 68000


    Jul 30, 2011
  5. Carla748 macrumors member

    Oct 25, 2012
    I wouldn't we have a Ipad 3 and a 4 and I can't really tell much difference. I would keep the 64 GB . My 32gb Ipad 4 is almost filled up with photos from my recent trips. I'm kind jealous of my husbands ipad 3 with 64 GB- he has tons of space!
  6. barkomatic macrumors 68040

    Aug 8, 2008
  7. SunnyRenegade33 macrumors member

    Nov 16, 2012
  8. ixodes macrumors 601


    Jan 11, 2012
    Pacific Coast, USA
    Stand fast. Make no changes. Avoid further lock in due to lightning.


    If you enjoy spending your money & helping Apple grow fatter. Buy iPad 4.
  9. Badrottie Suspended


    May 8, 2011
    Los Angeles
    16GB storage is not worth it I realized I need more storage for pictures and 1080p video. I am hearing impaired so you will realize you want more storage for music in the future. :apple:
  10. mrkjsn macrumors 6502

    Jan 10, 2010
  11. darngooddesign macrumors G3

    Jul 4, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    Honestly, if you find the upgrades worth it and you don't keep much on your iPad then go for it. What's funny is that had you said Mini instead of iPad 4, a lot of the people saying no would have said yes.
  12. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    I would keep the iPad 3. In my opinion the difference isn't large enough to warrant upgrading.
  13. macsoc macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2011

    Agreed. I sold my iPad 3 (64gb), bought a 16gb iPad 4 - (yes it was gorgeous, crisp, fast)..but returned it and ended up with what I am really happy with a 64gb iPad mini. Stick with the iPad 3 (64gb). I would not recommend downgrading size if you have used a good portion of your space on the current iPad 3 (64gb)... you will regret downgrading space to that extent.

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