Resolved To LTE or not LTE

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Donia330i, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Donia330i macrumors regular

    Jan 24, 2013
    So I'm planning on buying the new iPad Air. My first choice was a 32gb LTE model but since then I'm not %100 sure I need LTE now. I would instead get a 64gb wifi one. The was planning getting the LTE to use at work, on road trips and where there is no wifi. But I was thinking I could just hotspot my 5S if I really need wifi during those times. Or even get a normal hotspot. Other than that my ipads normally stay at home. So the question is to LTE or not LTE. Please help me pick. Thanks!
  2. dcharleyultra macrumors 6502

    Sep 28, 2013
    I believe LTE gives you GPS, if that matters to you.

    You could also make and receive calls with 3rd party apps.
  3. Centris 650 macrumors 6502a

    Centris 650

    Dec 26, 2002
    Near Charleston, SC
    I've been asking the same question! What do I want more LTE or Storage? Think of it this can always hotspot but you can't add storage. HOWEVER if you are on Verizon they will take $100 off LTE ipads for a 2 year contract. This route you are stuck paying for LTE every month even if you don't use it but it's only $10 per month. You have to decide if that's acceptable to you or not.

    Good luck in deciding and let us know what you eventually choose!
  4. Donia330i thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 24, 2013
    Will the LTE version be out the same day as wifi?
  5. Tobster3 macrumors 6502

    Jun 3, 2010
    South Korea
    Man, I was set on the LTE, now I'm on the fence!
  6. Gix1k macrumors 68030


    Jun 16, 2008
    I was going with LTE this time and realized I have a free mifi...32gb wifi here! Mini!

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