iPad What will the storage options & prices for the new iPads be?

Storage and Prices?

  • Same are right now

    Votes: 2 6.1%
  • iPad Air 2 and rMini 2 at 16,64,128 options at current prices of 16,32,64

    Votes: 25 75.8%
  • iPad Air 2 and rMini at 32,64,128 options at current prices of 16,32,64

    Votes: 4 12.1%
  • iPad Air 2 and rMini at 32,64,128,256 options at prices of 16,32,64,128

    Votes: 2 6.1%

  • Total voters
    33

maflynn

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May 3, 2009
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Probably similar to the iPhone 6 for storage and the pricing will be inline with what it is today.
 

GoingDark

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Nov 2, 2013
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I expect them to go with the same consumer-hostile storage tiers/pricing as the iPhones (16GB, 64GB, 128GB).

It's obvious that they don't want anyone to buy the low-end model to protect their precious margins at the cost of decent user experience.
 

MartinAppleGuy

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Sep 27, 2013
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I expect them to go with the same consumer-hostile storage tiers/pricing as the iPhones (16GB, 64GB, 128GB).

It's obvious that they don't want anyone to buy the low-end model to protect their precious margins at the cost of decent user experience.
That is what I'm hoping for, getting a 64GB for £479 will be great :D
 

Glassed Silver

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Mar 10, 2007
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I expect them to go with the same consumer-hostile storage tiers/pricing as the iPhones (16GB, 64GB, 128GB).

It's obvious that they don't want anyone to buy the low-end model to protect their precious margins at the cost of decent user experience.
Yupp, I think the same.

Storage and RAM is something where Apple really shaves the dollars.

Glassed Silver:mac
 

kazmac

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Mar 24, 2010
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The more I think about this, the more I believe they go the iP6 route of 16, 64 and 128. While 32, 64 and 128 makes more sense (to me), I'll be quite surprised if the 16 is dropped as the entry level storage size.

I certainly won't complain about getting 48 more gb of ram at the same price of the 32gb, even if 32gb was my previous sweet spot.
 

Yebubbleman

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May 20, 2010
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They won't change it until the numbers suggest that they should. I'd imagine that not as many people are as upset about a 16GB iPad as are about a 16GB iPhone given that the latter device is used so much more frequently.
 

matttye

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Mar 25, 2009
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16/64/128 at prices of 16/32/64. That then makes four price points - just like the iPhone.

By that I mean, the cost of an iPad Air is the same cost as the next storage size up equivalent iPad Mini.
 

betabeta

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Jun 28, 2013
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I think 16gb on the air is going away,

32 499
64 599
128 699

iPad plus/pro
64 799
256 899
 

thedeejay

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Aug 16, 2012
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Toronto, Canada.
iPad Mini (1st Generation):

16GB WiFi: $299
16GB WiFi + Cellular: $429

iPad (4th Generation):

16GB WiFi: $399
16GB WiFi + Cellular: $529

iPad Mini with Retina (2nd Generation, 2014):

16 WiFi: $399
64 WiFi: $499
128 WiFi: $599

16 WiFi + Cellular: $529
64 WiFi + Cellular: $629
128 WiFi + Cellular: $729

iPad Air (2nd Generation, 2014):

16 WiFi: $499
64 WiFi: $599
128 WiFi: $699

16 WiFi + Cellular: $629
64 WiFi + Cellular: $729
128 WiFi + Cellular: $829

iPad options available ranging from $300 to $830