True, the retina display on my iPod touch 4g makes my iPad 1 screen look like a brick.I don't see the point - what are the things you need to be upgraded on a tablet?
Processor? No, the iPad 2 is more than adequate for 99% of the consumer
Cameras? No, even if the cameras are improved, how many of us takes pictures with our iPads?
Design? I don't think anyone is unhappy with the designer, maybe a little lighter would be nice but that's about it
SIRI? I'll talk to my phone but I don't think I'll talk to my tablet
The only REAL upgrade that's worth anything is the retina display. Unless they do a 7" ipad - which I would LOVE but highly doubt they will make one.
i won't upgrade no matter what iPad 3 will be. I will simply wait for iPad 4. however if I did upgrade then retina or not it would not matter to me. what would make a difference would be an iPad twice the thickness (bigger battery) and OSX with 10 hours battery life.If the iPad 3 has no Retina Display and only has better cameras and a faster processor, would you still buy the iPad 3?
Maybe i have horrible eyesight (although last doctor told me my eyes are as close to perfect as they could get) or just am not looking at the right thing, however i never saw a difference apart from maybe the icons on the screen being a tad sharper.True, the retina display on my iPod touch 4g makes my iPad 1 screen look like a brick.
Yes. I have waited this long to buy an iPad so I will wait for the 3 and get some flavor of it, regardless of whether it has a retina display or not.If the iPad 3 has no Retina Display and only has better cameras and a faster processor, would you still buy the iPad 3?
It's highly unlikely IMHO.I'm kinda hoping it doesn't have a retina display so I'm not tempted to upgrade...haha.
Let's not forget that the iPhone 4 didn't get any upgrades in terms of graphical power, so I expect it's not a necessity for Apple to add more graphical power.It's highly unlikely IMHO.
The current SoC isn't likely capable of driving the 'Retina' resolution with the same quality and speed we have now. So it also needs upgrading.
The profit margin, and cost effectiveness for Retina is questionable, Retina + major SOC innovation just seems way out there.
I'm not expecting more than effectively an iPad 2S with enhancements under the hood, new SOC A6 (A5.5) and other tweaks but basically the same physically and display-resolution.
Maybe 28nm. Maybe 40.
Maybe quad-core but I don't believe it's necessary.
Definitely new GPU.
Most likely upgrade to CortexA15 derived CPU.
I'd say it's your eyes. The retina display alone was what made me upgrade from a 3GS. They're worlds apart.Maybe i have horrible eyesight (although last doctor told me my eyes are as close to perfect as they could get) or just am not looking at the right thing, however i never saw a difference apart from maybe the icons on the screen being a tad sharper.
Did you make the same mistake that I did and 'upgrade' to iOS 5 ?I'm not going to buy any smartphone or tablet that does not have the equivalent of a Retina Display. I know it seems spoiled or whatever, but I really can't use my iPad (first gen) anymore because the display just sucks compared to my iPhone(well, and it's slow as crap). And it's not just the resolution that's important, but the way the glass and screen are like laminated together or whatever is happening there, that makes the screen just stunning.
I might not even buy another macbook or iMac that doesn't have a retina display.
But you know if it's in the 3, it will definitely be in the 4 if you decide to get that.Yes. I have waited this long to buy an iPad so I will wait for the 3 and get some flavor of it, regardless of whether it has a retina display or not.