iPad mini Thinking about get rMini for my teenager kids.

Discussion in 'iPad' started by double329, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. double329 macrumors 6502

    Sep 10, 2008
    Christmas is around the corner, thinking about getting iPad rMini for the kids. Is 16gb good enough? Or should I be better of with the 32gb. I have 32gb iPad Air for myself.
  2. DaCurmudgen macrumors regular

    Aug 5, 2012
    Your kids are going to collect and use bigger media files than you will ever understand. At least 32GB, 64GB IMHO, 128 if you're Daddy Warbucks.
  3. rrm74001 macrumors 6502


    Nov 11, 2008
    Kids? As in more than one? 16GB may not be enough. Remember, you will actually only have about 13GB of usable space. Apps these days (especially games) are actually getting quite large.
  4. Robster3 macrumors 68000

    Dec 13, 2012
    My kids got 16gb mini 1's for xmas last year. Lucky $359 v $479 AUD now.
    16 has been fine.
  5. Vanilla35 macrumors 68030


    Apr 11, 2013
    Washington D.C.
    16GB would be acceptable, but 32GB would be great for long term. If you're the kind of person who likes to get the bare minimum then 16GB won't be a "bad" choice. With 16GB it's not like they're going to be suffering because they have to delete a big app every time they want to delete a new one. But like I said, for long term the safe route is 32GB. Also if it is multiple kids using this then I would go with the 32GB
  6. double329 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 10, 2008
    Yes, kidS...

    On one hand, I don't know if this is a good idea as it would raise the bar. To my standard, 32gb is bare minimum. Damn, Apple...
  7. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago

    This for sure....I can't manage with 64GB any longer as apps get bigger and bigger, and teens do like their games!:)
  8. nanogirl21 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 20, 2011
    Midwest United States
    We love our games and music. Get 64 gb.
  9. millydog macrumors regular


    Oct 21, 2007
    My kids have iPads & need 64GB. They have have some apps that are 1GB, typically large "find it" games. They also have lots of media.
    My advice would be to go for 64GB if you can, otherwise 32GB.
  10. double329 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 10, 2008
    You guys just like to spend my moneys... Thanks all :D

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