1. KingBuick's Avatar
    When the iPad Air 2 come out in October, will you or will you not upgrade to it?

    I can't decide!

    Sent from my Space Grey iPhone 5s 64 GB or Space Grey iPad Air 128 GB Wifi + Cellular. Both devices are using VZW 4G LTE and running iOS 7.1 .
    07-24-2014 10:11 PM
  2. taz323's Avatar
    My iPad 4 still going strong, so I doubt it. But Apple has away of making me change my mind.
    07-24-2014 10:29 PM
  3. ajl's Avatar
    I don't have the original, but I just might have to check out the second generation of it.
    07-24-2014 10:40 PM
  4. Garz's Avatar
    No I'll keep my iPad Air. Using a smart case and wanting my screen to unlock when I open, I could care less about Touch ID. And the processor seems plenty fast enough. I'm good.
    07-24-2014 11:47 PM
  5. Flow39's Avatar
    I have a Mini with Retina, but I won't be upgrading to the Mini with Retina 2 or the Air 2. The A7 is plenty fast for the next 2 years at least.
    07-25-2014 01:03 AM
  6. Evilguppy's Avatar
    No.
    Right now I'm having problems with Apple ID and iTunes, enough of a headache for me to consider leaving Apple, but if my problems are solved today, and I can stay with Apple, I am keeping my iPad Air.
    I really don't care for the Touch ID thing, and I really like my iPad as it is, right now.
    I have no complaints about the battery life and I love the speed.

    What I will NOT do, however, is upgrade to IOS8 for at least several months IF I see that people like it: I learned that the hard way with IOS7 on my old iPad, lol.
    07-25-2014 12:48 PM
  7. jeilders's Avatar
    Yes I will get it. I pass my old one down to my son and now the one he has will be used for an Apple trade-in....


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    07-25-2014 01:26 PM
  8. cwbcpa's Avatar
    My iPad 3 is still going strong for me but I will probably pick one up and pass the 3 on to my kids. They use it as much as I do as it is. I'll just make it official.


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    07-25-2014 01:46 PM
  9. TurboTiger's Avatar
    My thinking now is that when a new iPad Air is announced, I will be looking to buy the original iPad Air at a discount and sell my iPad2.
    Good Luck
    07-25-2014 06:11 PM
  10. shanghaichica's Avatar
    No. Touch ID isn't enough to make me upgrade. My iPad Air is working very well so I don't see the need to replace it. I will get the new iPad mini retina though.


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    07-26-2014 05:07 AM
  11. phreddyl's Avatar
    No I usually keep my iPads for at least two years.
    07-26-2014 06:50 AM
  12. F0REVERY0UNG-'s Avatar
    No, I'll keep my iPad Air. It's running beautifully and I don't see it having any problems in the future. I'll end up keeping it for at least 3 years.


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    07-26-2014 09:47 AM
  13. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    If it all becomes true and all these new devices come out besides the iPhone 6 of course it is going to be interesting on whether one should ditch their mini r like me and get a new air if one comes out with significant changes that the first one.

    These are going to be some nard questions to ask and decide what to do. I have really become accustomed to my mini r. I only wish I would have bought with my carrier and not just WIFI.


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    07-26-2014 04:59 PM
  14. TechnologyTwitt's Avatar
    There's only speculation that it will be announced in October, but I'm in a similar situation. I've been using the iPad Mini for almost a year, for work & play, and am on the fence about bumping up to an Air.

    Wait or buy....
    07-27-2014 06:43 AM
  15. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    There's only speculation that it will be announced in October, but I'm in a similar situation. I've been using the iPad Mini for almost a year, for work & play, and am on the fence about bumping up to an Air.

    Wait or buy....
    Not sure. I love my Air and it does everything I need it to. But I'm an Apple junkie so I may sell the Air for an Air 2 if hubby doesn't complain too much. My kids have minis and I just prefer the full size. But except for TouchId the Air isn't lacking at all. I mainly use it around the house and only keep a passcode on it to keep my kids off of it so I just have a 4 digit passcode which isn't too bad. My 5S I have a long complicated passcode because I have TouchId and rarely need to enter it.
    TLDRthe current Air will do everything you need unless Touch ID is important to you.
    07-27-2014 07:43 AM
  16. reeneebob's Avatar
    Nope. My air is working perfectly and I don't miss Touch ID on it.
    07-27-2014 11:18 AM
  17. zerog46's Avatar
    Loving my air right now. I don't usually upgrade my iPad every year.
    07-27-2014 12:23 PM
  18. tigerinexile's Avatar
    I don't see that there'd be new options that could tempt me.

    Maybe if suddenly RAM became an issue, but my Air runs really nicely for now -- it isn't like how iOS 7 made my iPad 2 run a little choppier. As long as iOS 8 runs fine on the Air -- and if it doesn't, that's when I'd get really angry at Apple TBH -- I see no particular reason for an upgrade. An Air with LTE and 128 GB of storage is enough for anyone.
    07-27-2014 02:46 PM
  19. Flow39's Avatar
    Maybe by the Mini 4th Generation I'll upgrade, but upgrading iPads every year just seems like too much money to me. An new iPhone every year is somewhat reasonable, but a new iPad every year isn't realistic for me at least.
    07-27-2014 04:36 PM
  20. veritas_vincit's Avatar
    I'll keep my original Air for now. :-)


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    07-27-2014 05:05 PM
  21. Davehow's Avatar
    Do we even know what's going to be on the air 2 yet?
    07-28-2014 09:06 PM
  22. TechnologyTwitt's Avatar
    Depending what on the specs of the Air-2, then I might.

    T-Mobile has the Jump Program for just such possibilities: http://forums.imore.com/e?link=http%...token=xJB5mIiF

    "Upgrade your phone or tablet when the next hot device comes out or simply when youre ready for something new. Theres no waiting to upgrade or limits on how many times you can upgrade.
    When youre ready to upgrade, simply trade in your eligible device and receive credit for all remaining device payments, up to half of its original cost. You are responsible for any remaining device payments at the time of upgrade.
    Total peace of mind knowing that you can replace virtually any phone or tablet thats been damaged or lost through our premium device protection and mobile security features, included in JUMP!"


    _-TechnologyTwitt_-
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    07-28-2014 09:19 PM
  23. morjoie's Avatar
    At this time, no plans to upgrade. My iPad Air works great, it was expensive, and given Apple's penchant for iterative, rather than revolutionary upgrades to its devices, I doubt any new features will be announced (Touch ID notwithstanding) that will make iPad Air 2 a "must have," especially for those with an iPad Air. Of course, if Apple surprises everyone with a revolutionary take on tablets, I reserve the right to change my mind...;-)
    08-01-2014 02:04 PM
  24. emanwis's Avatar
    My Air is perfect for my current needs and don't plan on upgrading if one is announced later this fall.
    08-08-2014 08:09 AM
  25. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    More and likely I'll upgrade to the iPad Air 2 to replace my 4th Gen, especially if it has the TouchID. I love my 4th gen but after messing with the Air, it makes mine feel like a brick, plus I love the design of the Air.
    08-09-2014 02:15 PM
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