1. Motorbones's Avatar
    I know a lot of folks are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the latest and greatest. but to tell you the truth, I won't feel so anxious until I have a chance to see the new iPad up close and personnal to make sure I'm getting value for the amount of money it'll cost. I currently have the iPad classic, but no 3G/4G and I know I want that much. So here's the deal, the new one will have to be quite noticibly slicker and quicker or I just might hang and get an iPad 2.
    Anyone else out there hanging back so they can wait until the fenzy dies down and they can take a more objective look at the new iPad or are waiting to buy-in for some other reason? I'm curious what the thinking about this is out there....
    03-14-2012 03:02 PM
  2. Fausty82's Avatar
    I know a lot of folks are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the latest and greatest. but to tell you the truth, I won't feel so anxious until I have a chance to see the new iPad up close and personnal to make sure I'm getting value for the amount of money it'll cost. I currently have the iPad classic, but no 3G/4G and I know I want that much. So here's the deal, the new one will have to be quite noticibly slicker and quicker or I just might hang and get an iPad 2.
    Anyone else out there hanging back so they can wait until the fenzy dies down and they can take a more objective look at the new iPad or are waiting to buy-in for some other reason? I'm curious what the thinking about this is out there....
    I have the iPad2, and won't be upgrading... the retina display would be nice, as would the processor speed and extra RAM... but not for what I use it for... it's just not something I can justify, financially....

    {rant}
    And now my pet peeve... I wish to God people would stop making up names for Apple's devices. There is NO such thing as an iTouch (it's the iPod Touch) and WTH is an 'iPad classic'? If you have the original iPad, THAT's what it is - the original iPad... not sure Apple even calls it the "iPad 1", but it DEFINITELY IS NOT 'the iPad Classic'. *SMH*
    {/rant off}
    Last edited by Fausty82; 03-14-2012 at 03:16 PM.
    03-14-2012 03:13 PM
  3. cardfan's Avatar
    I want it because of retina.

    I'd prefer it now because i'd get more use out of it in case I want something different later..

    If i don't like it for some odd reason, i'll simply return it. If i wait to see it in person, i'll be scrambling to find one in stock.
    03-14-2012 03:17 PM
  4. ARossetter's Avatar
    {rant}
    And now my pet peeve... I wish to God people would stop making up names for Apple's devices. There is NO such thing as an iTouch (it's the iPod Touch) and WTH is an 'iPad classic'? If you have the original iPad, THAT's what it is - the original iPad... not sure Apple even calls it the "iPad 1", but it DEFINITELY IS NOT 'the iPad Classic'. *SMH*
    {/rant off}
    It's also not called the iPad 3, yet you're posting in this forum.

    On topic, I'm taking this opportunity to get some of my older family members into the iPad by giving them my iPad 2. Seems as good an excuse as any to get one!
    03-14-2012 03:31 PM
  5. dieselboy28's Avatar
    I'm definitely beyond excited to get my hands on my new iPad. I preordered and am going to get it the 16th. It definitely makes more sense to get it early, and see if you like it. If not return it or sell it for a profit. Win/Win.
    03-14-2012 03:40 PM
  6. Xm_jdm's Avatar
    I have to wait until next week. I had an unexpected car repair come through the other day and now I have to wait. I am okay with that.
    03-14-2012 03:41 PM
  7. Gixxer07's Avatar
    It's also not called the iPad 3, yet you're posting in this forum.

    On topic, I'm taking this opportunity to get some of my older family members into the iPad by giving them my iPad 2
    Hi I'm Jason, your long lost cousin from Michigan! I can't think of anything else to bring us closer than giving me your iPad 2. =}
    03-14-2012 04:49 PM
  8. Motorbones's Avatar
    {rant}
    And now my pet peeve... I wish to God people would stop making up names for Apple's devices. There is NO such thing as an iTouch (it's the iPod Touch) and WTH is an 'iPad classic'? If you have the original iPad, THAT's what it is - the original iPad... not sure Apple even calls it the "iPad 1", but it DEFINITELY IS NOT 'the iPad Classic'. *SMH*
    {/rant off}
    Well... the way I see it, I paid for it and will call or name it whatever I like. To me, it is a classic and besides iPad Antique, iPad Original, or iPad 1 just doesn't have the zing of iPad Classic..... No rant about it...

    Meanwhile back at the ranch, I'll meander on over to Verizon this weekend and take a look at it and see how much of my hard earned cash I'm willing to part with. In the long run and before this summer I will be upgrading. It's just a matter of what I'm will ing to spend for what I want to do. The iPad 2s is still very much in the running though....
    03-14-2012 07:07 PM
  9. Eileen89's Avatar
    I preordered the New iPad the day they started taking orders. However, I called Apple and canceled the order the next day. I decided to wait and see what others have to say about it first. After owning the first and second iPad I'm just not so sure that I really want another one. I'm going to wait a bit and see what new Android Tabs are coming out soon. Also, I really would rather have a 7" Tablet instead of a 9.7". There is plenty of time left for me to decide. If I am going to spend over $800. on another Tablet I want to make sure it is one that I will be fully satisfied with.


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    03-14-2012 08:05 PM
  10. LocoStrange's Avatar
    This will be my first iPad purchase and I will be waiting until it can be picked up at the store. I'm very busy so the only time I'm free is Friday afternoon where I will pass an apple store on my way to school. Otherwise the other locations are a 30-45 min drive that I cant really do for a few more weeks. And I hate shopping at the retail stores because all the works are busy answering foolish questions to preven me from going in and out

    I think my shortest visit to buy something from the retail store is still like 1.5-2 hrs when I already knew what I wanted but no one was free to get it for.
    03-14-2012 08:05 PM
  11. Garz's Avatar
    I preordered the New iPad the day they started taking orders. However, I called Apple and canceled the order the next day. I decided to wait and see what others have to say about it first. After owning the first and second iPad I'm just not so sure that I really want another one. I'm going to wait a bit and see what new Android Tabs are coming out soon. Also, I really would rather have a 7" Tablet instead of a 9.7". There is plenty of time left for me to decide. If I am going to spend over $800. on another Tablet I want to make sure it is one that I will be fully satisfied with.


    Sent from my iPhone 4S using Tapatalk.
    You had 14 days to return from the day you received. No restocking fees from Apple. I don't take word of what other people say. My opinion is the only one that matters to me.
    03-14-2012 08:07 PM
  12. Eileen89's Avatar
    You had 14 days to return from the day you received. No restocking fees from Apple. I don't take word of what other people say. My opinion is the only one that matters to me.
    I get what you're saying, Garz. But I am tired of the buy and return cycle. If I was already having second thoughts before it shipped out, I think I made the right decision to wait. Like I said, I'd rather have a 7" screen and I know there are a few good ones coming out soon, including a new 7" iPad in the fall IF the rumors are true.


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    03-14-2012 08:22 PM
  13. Jamess9046's Avatar
    I got an iPhone 4S at launch and upgraded from iPad 1 to 2 at Christmas. I just can't justify upgrading already I'm perfectly happy with what I've got. Definately getting the new iPhone though.
    03-14-2012 08:27 PM
  14. SmartFah's Avatar
    The only reason I'm not in a hurry is because I don't have the $ to spare right now. Otherwise I'd probably be lined up outside an Apple store on Friday morning waiting to get one.
    03-14-2012 08:33 PM
  15. Motorbones's Avatar
    I also got the iPhone 4s at launch, but I had the original Droid when I did it and was close to commiting cellacide. I've been really happy with the 4s. The iPad Classic has been working well, but I'd really like the 3G/4G capibility when traveling. That's the biggie for me. A little patience and poking around and I'm sure I could easily score a used iPad 2 for a decent price without buying the iPad 2s.
    03-14-2012 08:37 PM
  16. T-Will's Avatar
    I have an iPad 1 and definitely think the "new" iPad is an awesome upgrade (the retina display alone is worth the upgrade), but for me, I don't see a huge advantage (for what I use my iPad for) that requires me to pick one up on the release day. At some point though I'll spring for the 64GB 4G+Wifi.
    03-14-2012 08:38 PM
  17. JF7FSU's Avatar
    iPad 2 owner here 32gig wifi jailbroken. I pre ordered the 16gig wifi mainly for the screen and speed. With all the cloud storage I have i dont think I need anything more than 16 since I wont really do too much video or photos. I use my iPhone for that.

    Plan: Sell on eBay for $350-400 and upgrade for possibly $100. If I get it and it ain't all that (which I doubt) I will return it.
    03-14-2012 08:43 PM
  18. crateish's Avatar
    'iPad Classic' I like that. It's great that all iPads are still relevant.

    That being said, The new iPad will be my first. I have two arriving Friday. One for me and one for my wife's birthday. (it's a secret, shh.)

    Black, 64GB, WiFi only. 4G is rare and overrated.
    03-14-2012 08:52 PM
  19. reahn's Avatar
    I have the iPad2, and won't be upgrading... the retina display would be nice, as would the processor speed and extra RAM... but not for what I use it for... it's just not something I can justify, financially....

    {rant}
    And now my pet peeve... I wish to God people would stop making up names for Apple's devices. There is NO such thing as an iTouch (it's the iPod Touch) and WTH is an 'iPad classic'? If you have the original iPad, THAT's what it is - the original iPad... not sure Apple even calls it the "iPad 1", but it DEFINITELY IS NOT 'the iPad Classic'. *SMH*
    {/rant off}
    that rant was really rude. idgaf what ppl call the idevices. it dosent matter!!


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    03-14-2012 08:54 PM
  20. Quis89's Avatar
    I have the iPad2, and won't be upgrading... the retina display would be nice, as would the processor speed and extra RAM... but not for what I use it for... it's just not something I can justify, financially....
    this...

    I'll be sticking with my iPad 2. It's ridiculous to spend $500 for such minimal enhancements.
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    03-14-2012 09:25 PM
  21. Hot94Z28's Avatar
    I am getting it because I have the OG iPad and thought that it was not enough to upgrade to the iPad 2. Now it is for me


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    03-14-2012 11:18 PM
  22. CG68's Avatar
    I will stop in the store on Friday to take a look at the retina screen and then go from there...literally and figuratively.
    03-14-2012 11:53 PM
  23. rmargol's Avatar
    My OG iPad works just fine for me. My only regret is that I spent extra for the 3G model, which I find so slow as to be totally worthless. Have only purchased one month of that truly terrible service, and that was enough. For me, it was $129 wasted.
    03-15-2012 12:15 AM
  24. GinoDotCom's Avatar
    I know a lot of folks are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the latest and greatest. but to tell you the truth, I won't feel so anxious until I have a chance to see the new iPad up close and personnal to make sure I'm getting value for the amount of money it'll cost. I currently have the iPad classic, but no 3G/4G and I know I want that much. So here's the deal, the new one will have to be quite noticibly slicker and quicker or I just might hang and get an iPad 2.
    Anyone else out there hanging back so they can wait until the fenzy dies down and they can take a more objective look at the new iPad or are waiting to buy-in for some other reason? I'm curious what the thinking about this is out there....
    If you already have a classic, I wouldn't bother upgrading at all if you're considering to go with brand new iPad2 just to save $100.
    03-15-2012 01:23 AM
  25. Motorbones's Avatar
    Actually I'm open to a used iPad 2. Like I said I want to upgrade to G3 or G4. I want to compare the download speeds between the two newer iPads then will go from there.
    03-15-2012 02:39 AM
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