This thing is CRAZY big...

Discussion in 'iPad' started by bounou, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. bounou macrumors 6502


    Jun 6, 2012
    Have not had the time to really try it yet as it is still downloading apps but it's REALLY big, feels almost comically large when you hold it.

    I assumed it would be like having two ipad mini's stuck together but it is actually considerably bigger than that

    Not complaining mind you just saying it's really big!
  2. sjleworthy macrumors 65816


    Dec 5, 2008
    Penarth, Wales, UK
    thats what one of the MR front page videos says. the guy cant get over how big the darned thing actually is!
  3. Branskins macrumors 65816

    Dec 8, 2008
    It's big and beautiful!

    It feels so futuristic.

    The speakers are really really impressive btw
  4. sjleworthy macrumors 65816


    Dec 5, 2008
    Penarth, Wales, UK
    thats the first review i've heard of them outside of Apple.

    can you get them to rattle/vibrate is the question?
  5. judahde macrumors member

    Apr 14, 2015
    Yes it's big but not as heavy in the hands as I expected. I'm going to try and do away with the notebook I carry around for work (which weighs more than the IPP). Going to be difficult right now without the Pencil.
  6. AppleRobert macrumors 603

    Nov 12, 2012
    Ginormous! No problem with watching videos or browsing as I heve it up on a stand and will not have to hold it. But gaming on this thing? Might be a little tough, but we'll see.
  7. Branskins macrumors 65816

    Dec 8, 2008
    I can feel a slight vibration while holding it. I have it lying flat on my desk and I feel no vibration while typing.

    The speakers can get insanely loud too. Sounds so good
  8. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
    I'm wanting to whip this thing out in public. Should be amusing :D
  9. AppleRobert macrumors 603

    Nov 12, 2012
    That will be different than seeing all those Macbooks in libraries and bookstores. I'll probably make my rounds later today and show it off. :)
  10. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
    It's odd, just a few years ago it's would seem so geekish. Now it's just another crazy thing.
  11. MaloCS macrumors regular

    Aug 11, 2011
    Of course it's big, it's designed to give artists an adequate area to draw. Make no mistake about it, this device was designed for artists, it wasn't designed for the average Joe who wants to watch Netflix a bit larger than on a normal sized iPad.
  12. bpeeps macrumors 68030


    May 6, 2011
  13. FrankySavvy macrumors 65816

    Mar 4, 2010
    Long Island, NY
    How is the screen uniformity, any backlight bleed?
  14. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
    I would expect that. These things sort of do that.
  15. Branskins macrumors 65816

    Dec 8, 2008
    I've actually found no faults so far. I'm shocked considering my luck with apple displays. It looks wonderful
  16. Centris 650 macrumors 6502a

    Centris 650

    Dec 26, 2002
    Near Charleston, SC
    Wow negative Nancy, there's a ton of Picts and videos on the web. Look em up.

    Using mine right now and it's AMAZING!
  17. AppleRobert macrumors 603

    Nov 12, 2012
    Same here, no faults so far but it is early.

    It was not on display at my Best Buy to check out. Not sure about Apple stores but with a return policy and possible limited availabilty I was not looking to try it beforehand in store anyway.
  18. modernaccord macrumors 6502a

    Apr 20, 2015
    Seattle, WA region
    Mine's ready for pickup!! Stuck at work, waiting for my first opportunity to bail. Looks like the Smart Keyboard and Pencil aren't available yet.
  19. AliMacs macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2014
    How good is safari browser? I know the iPad air 2 is close to desktop speed but not that close. How is the iPad pro? I would definitely be interested if it's fast!
  20. MH01 Suspended


    Feb 11, 2008
    Don't forget to do the rounds of the Starbucks ;)
  21. mrklaw macrumors 68020

    Jan 29, 2008
    Only shame is I'd like to have two tabs side by side, but Safari doesn't support that.

    Those that have it, do you think it is basically a mainly landscape device? And does the smart keyboard let you use it just as a stand without the keyboard part sticking out at the front?
  22. scottmizo macrumors newbie

    Sep 30, 2008
    Has anyone tried it out with duet display? Would love to use it as a second monitor when on the road.
  23. meldea macrumors regular

    Sep 11, 2014
    Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Same reaction here ... this thing is huge. Wow.
  24. burgman macrumors 68000


    Sep 24, 2013
    On my Air 2 I use Chrome and Safari side by side as a work around, works great.
  25. jqc macrumors regular

    Jun 30, 2007
    uniformity is good, not book spine or dark/piss spots along the edges which have been my biggest gripe with my ios devices. a quick look a look at the display models in Grand Central NYC store showed the same (unlike ipad air 2s, iphones etc where these blemishes were easy to spot).

    Unfortunately i found a cluster of stuck pixels on my screen so will have to exchange.

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