Who else bought an iPad today?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by heyitsmecarlos, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. heyitsmecarlos macrumors newbie

    Jul 18, 2010
    Im just curious,i bought a black and white 16gig wifi iPad 2,and a pink and green smart cover respectively.:):apple::apple::apple::apple:
  2. tucker3434 macrumors regular

    Dec 23, 2009
    Not me personally, but my girlfriend got me one today. A surprise early Xmas present. I'm pretty happy.
  3. NedFlanders macrumors member


    Nov 6, 2011
    I was trying to make up my mind all day... ended up buying a 64Gig WiFi (only) black one with a black leather cover and wireless keyboard.

    My birthday/ Xmas gift

    I travel for work a fair bit, now I won't have to drag 2 laptops with me.
  4. pourme macrumors regular


    Aug 19, 2009
    North Carolina
    Me Too!

    Glad you asked!...Wanted to tell someone....basic black 16...Wifi...When can we expect delivery!....Anybody?.....:D
  5. Benz63amg macrumors 68020


    Oct 17, 2010
    New York, NY
    not me, ipad 3 is around the corner so im going to wait.
  6. vitzr macrumors 68030


    Jul 28, 2011
    I have four for my family.

    I was going to enjoy those while waiting for iPad 3. But now I've changed my mind. Based on the descriptions of the new display, it's probably going to be much more expensive.

    Since the ones I have are secondary devices for convenient web browsing and little else, I'm unwilling to pay the Apple Tax on more than one.

    While I plan on waiting till it gets closer to the release date, I'm going to buy another iPad 2 as a spare.

    Once released I'm only going to buy one iPad 3 for myself just because I want to see what it's like. While it's far too early to judge, I have a bad feeling the iPad 3 may be quite overpriced.
  7. elizacat macrumors newbie

    Nov 23, 2011
    I bought a 32gb black wifi with red smart cover :D
  8. Yumunum macrumors 65816


    Apr 24, 2011
  9. Jimbo47 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2010
    I bought 16 gb black, with a gray smart cover. To my surprise, the FedEx guy was standing on my porch when I got home. I am awaiting a few other packages, so I didn't think anything of it. I glanced at the address and saw it was Apple's warehouse in PA. Opened up the box, and got it. 5 day shipping was estimated, and I got it 28 hours later. Not bad.
  10. Blakjack macrumors 68000


    Jun 23, 2009
    While competition is very slowly but surely trying to gain market share, I doubt Apple would go up on the current already arguably high price of their tablets.
  11. sl33t macrumors regular

    Nov 12, 2011
    Cleveland, Ohio
    I'm gonna wait and start saving up for an iPad 3.
  12. Mac.World macrumors 68000


    Jan 9, 2011
    In front of uranus
    I wouldn't call 1.2 million non-Apple tablets sold (that's number of tablets in customer hands, not shipped) between Jan and Oct gaining market share. Apple sold over 10 million in the same period.

    The Fire may bump the numbers up a bit for 2011. Assuming you call the Fire a tablet, that is.
  13. sparkhill macrumors regular

    Oct 27, 2010
    Yep. 16 GB WiFi, gray smart cover. It's a gift.
  14. Lee Adama macrumors regular

    Lee Adama

    Jul 28, 2011
    I just got a 16GB White on Wednesday and it is such a huge improvement over the first iPad. It is much thinner and easier to hold.

    Love it and have no regrets getting this while owning the original iPad.
  15. 617media macrumors member

    Feb 25, 2010
    Yup i was surprised, my dad went out for oysters and scotch , came back a tad tipsy and I just brought it up with him.... got lucky he tossed me his amex and I put one along with a dope leather case/stand and apple bluetooth keyboard on store-order pickup for me at Best Buy... went in today and copped that ****

    hell yeah its what i need
  16. SporkLover macrumors 6502

    Nov 8, 2011
    I traded up. From a White 64gb wifi only to a black 64gb 3g :)

    Sad thing is that the black ipad2 with 3g cost less than my white wifi only one did at launch....
  17. MrWillie macrumors 65816


    Apr 29, 2010
    Starlite Starbrite Trailer Court
    They sold 11 million last quarter. The "competition" isn't even close.
  18. Mac.World macrumors 68000


    Jan 9, 2011
    In front of uranus
    My bad, you are correct. Apple reported 11.12 million iPads sold during the last quarter.
  19. heyitsmecarlos thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 18, 2010

    i didn't expect so many replies! should have mentioned that this was my first post.!:D:D:D:D:D:eek::apple:
  20. dendkmac macrumors member


    Jul 30, 2009
    Ordered a white 32bg 3g model...looking forward to getting it.
  21. Smallville macrumors regular

    Nov 1, 2004
    I decided to buy one, so I chose Best Buy's Black Friday deal of $45 off.

    I bought a white, 32 GB with AT&T 3G wireless, and I am enjoying it very much.

    I wanted a device which could handle simple tasks such as word processing, email and web browsing. I also wanted a built-in wireless connection, as I work from the road a good bit of the time. Yet I didn't have to overpay for a smartphone and a data contract. I'm quite sure I can get by with the 200 MB plan, as most of the time I can find a wifi hotspot. The wireless will come in handy for rural towns without those modern conveniences.

    It's a good bit of money for me to invest, but I know many others with iPads. They have few complaints.
  22. mertyz macrumors regular


    Sep 21, 2011
    After giving a lot of thought recently, got a 16 GB Wi-Fi White iPad 2 today :)
  23. sydia21 macrumors regular


    Jul 1, 2010
    Washington, DC
    Got a White 16GB 3G iPad 2 on Friday from BestBuy as an early X-mas present. I was skeptical and always thought I never needed one as I've always had the latest iPhones, but it is a big difference and I'm glad I got it. $45 off helped too.

    One drawback is that I constantly notice the difference b/w the retina display on my 4s vs. the iPad display. Hoping there is a retina display (or something close) on the iPad 3, so I can sell this one and get that.

    But all in all I'm loving it!
  24. pourme, Nov 29, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2011

    pourme macrumors regular


    Aug 19, 2009
    North Carolina
    Black Fridsy order shipped yet?

    Ordered mine on Black Friday....Apple site says "Delivers on Nox. 29 or 30th"...Today (29th) it says "preparing" for shipping. I declined the engraving hopeing it would ship sooner.

    Has anyone elses BF order shipped yet?....:confused:

    Edit: Just as I posted this I recieved a phone call (1st time this has happened) giving me mty tracking #...A check with Fed Ex says ipad will be delivered tomorrow!....Now I am excited!....
  25. dgreen1069 macrumors newbie

    Jul 6, 2010
    I bought a 32gb iPad 2 two weeks ago.....I was also noticing the difference between the retina display on my phone vs. the iPad. It bothered me enough that I took the iPad back on the 14th day. It's a great tablet, but the screen resolution bothered me when reading text. I'm sure it's fine for most, but I decided I'd be happier with a higher resolution screen...hopefully it's available in the next iPad. I'm also hoping the iPad comes out no later than March.

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