1. david9962000's Avatar
    I'm about to get the new iPad 32GB with at&t for $729. The 11" Air is $999, I can have a real computer and a physical keyboard. My data plan on my iPad 2 is $30 a month and will be the same for the air with a pre-paid USB air card from at&t. I carry my IPad 2 everyday and do basic things with it. What are your thoughts? Thanks.
    08-04-2012 10:25 PM
  2. Fausty82's Avatar
    I'm about to get the new iPad 32GB with at&t for $729. The 11" Air is $999, I can have a real computer and a physical keyboard. My data plan on my iPad 2 is $30 a month and will be the same for the air with a pre-paid USB air card from at&t. I carry my IPad 2 everyday and do basic things with it. What are your thoughts? Thanks.
    What are you going to do with the new device? That answer will go a long way towards answering your question... Is the iPad2 still fully functional? Do you have a laptop now? If so, how old is it and what is its condition?

    In all seriousness. the New iPad (aka "iPad 3") is nice, but not "throw away your iPad 2 and replace a fully functioning iPad2" nice.

    Just one man's opinion...
    08-04-2012 10:58 PM
  3. sprocket2107's Avatar
    I don't have the new iPad so maybe I'm not a reliable source but I would rather have a Laptop than an iPad. I have an OG iPad and a winter 2011 MacBook pro. The iPad is nice but it doesn't compare to the MacBook . I do use the iPad as my main sorce for notes at school and writing some shorter papers but I can live with out upgrading. I will however upgrade to the iPad 4 (name pending). The faster processor and graphics of the new iPad are just not enough for my needs. Your needs may differ. But that's just how I feel. I'm content with the setup I currently am running
    Last edited by sprocket2107; 08-05-2012 at 01:09 AM.
    08-05-2012 01:06 AM
  4. CG68's Avatar
    If your iPad 2 is working fine and you need a computer I would get the MBA and skip the iPad 3.
    08-05-2012 01:57 AM
  5. ITS ME DAVID's Avatar
    Get the air you'll be happy more options available keep the iPad 2 till the latest full iPad is available.
    08-05-2012 02:42 AM
  6. david9962000's Avatar
    Thanks guys! I have a 5 years old MacBook so it makes sense to get the Air. I will go look at the 11" & 13". Anybody uses an 11" on a dally basis? How do you like it?
    08-05-2012 12:01 PM
  7. Fausty82's Avatar
    Thanks guys! I have a 5 years old MacBook so it makes sense to get the Air. I will go look at the 11" & 13". Anybody uses an 11" on a dally basis? How do you like it?
    The screen is a bit small for my taste... but I had one and used it quite a bit... my daughter now has it and absolutely loves it. It's very portable.
    08-05-2012 12:05 PM
  8. CG68's Avatar
    I have the 11" now and the majority of the time I have it plugged into an external monitor with Apple's Bluetooth keyboard/trackpad which works great. I take it with me when I travel, etc..the rest of the time. If I didn't have the monitor I would probably go with the 13".
    08-05-2012 01:38 PM
  9. jalba3's Avatar
    I would go with the Mac since you already own a functional iPad. LTE and screen resolution are nice but aren't worth the purchase if you already have an iPad.
    08-08-2012 06:57 PM
  10. pkcable's Avatar
    I would probably get the Air, it's almost a no brainer since you have a perfectly good iPad2 already.
    08-10-2012 12:43 PM
  11. cobra302's Avatar
    get the air, but I would go with the 13 inch. I have a 13 inch macbook pro and have been really happy with the screen size. the 11 was just too small.
    08-16-2012 10:13 PM
  12. SuperNU's Avatar
    I would recommend Mac book air
    08-22-2012 12:19 AM
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