1. Ariza16's Avatar
    i currently own an iPad Air 2, after yesterdays keynote, i kind of want to get the smaller iPad Pro, but don't know if it's a smart move.
    03-22-2016 02:45 PM
  2. jianrong's Avatar
    2GB Ram.
    03-22-2016 04:04 PM
  3. phlamethrowre's Avatar
    The Air 2 has 2GB of RAM. Will the Pro have more?
    03-22-2016 04:30 PM
  4. MooMooPrincess's Avatar
    The Air 2 has 2GB of RAM. Will the Pro have more?
    Nope only the large pro does
    03-22-2016 04:36 PM
  5. Shawn Schrader's Avatar
    just replied on another thread. these keynotes are buy bate. if you come on here more likely you will get told to buy the new one. it depends if you can afford it money wise and if the new features are what you need.
    Ariza16 likes this.
    03-23-2016 01:55 AM
  6. avokodo's Avatar
    I think it depends on if you need Apple Pencil and the extra speed but if the air 2 does everything you need i would say don't upgrade.
    03-23-2016 02:20 AM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Is it smart? That's debatable, depending on your needs. I mean, unless you envision yourself being able to do more with the iPad Pro than you can with the iPad Air 2 then I'd say it would be better to continue using what you already have.
    03-23-2016 08:08 AM
  8. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    2GB Ram.
    .... and USB 2 too.

    The cons are beginning to out weigh the pros for me.
    03-23-2016 08:48 AM
  9. TLD1's Avatar
    I think the older I get the more practical I get. After reading the specs and features about the 9.7" Pro compared to my Air 2...I'm not too motivated to jump to the Pro. That's just me though...

    YMMV
    03-23-2016 03:10 PM
  10. btmosley's Avatar
    I have the Air 2 as well and have been lusting after the Apple Pencil since its debut. The new 9.7 Pro is very tempting but honestly I do t know if I can justify it. I only buy LTE iOS devices and the price difference between the new 9.7 Pro and MacBook are negligible. I may keep my Air 2 and go for the Mac.
    03-24-2016 01:26 PM
  11. So L's Avatar
    I am with you. I really want a new one now.
    03-24-2016 02:38 PM
  12. So L's Avatar
    I currently have the Air 2.
    03-24-2016 02:39 PM
  13. actor90's Avatar
    I have mixed feelings, the specs are close, but the pencil might be the biggest selling point. If you want to use a good stylist with an iPad, then I would upgrade.
    ladyc0524 likes this.
    03-25-2016 01:49 AM
  14. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    I will be waiting for the next one. My Air 2 is plenty fast and capable. And I don't have any use for the pen at all. So the Air 2 is perfect for me right now. Maybe if they come out with another one at th the end of the year when I'm due for an upgrade.
    03-28-2016 07:25 AM
  15. TripleOne's Avatar
    I have the Air 2 currently and plan on upgrading to the next gen larger Pro.
    03-29-2016 02:33 AM
  16. Dave Marsh's Avatar
    Upgrading from the iPad Air or earlier iPad is pretty much a no brainer, but the performance increase from the iPad Air 2 is really just incremental with the new A9X. Also, the iPad Pro 9.7" is clocked slightly slower than its larger sibling, and has half its RAM, with just 2GB, the same as the iPad Air 2. So, unless the new Pencil or Smart Keyboard support appeals to you, it probably makes sense to wait for the next iteration. Also, note the new iPad Pro 9.7" has added on a $100 premium for this incremental improvement.
    03-29-2016 04:45 PM
  17. stiffeon's Avatar
    After all the research I have done I say unless you really want the pencil it's not worth upgrading if you already have the Air 2. The only reason I am buying the 9.7 Pro is because I haven't owned an iPad before and I want the Pencil so I can replace my handwritten notes for grad school with digital copies. Otherwise I would have never even got into this market and just stayed solely on my Macbook.
    03-30-2016 12:05 AM
  18. tvouge's Avatar
    If I had an Air 2 I don't think I'd bite, but that's just me. Coming from a dying galaxy note 10.1 that's three years old, I'm jumping on this one if only for the 256 storage and the pencil support.
    03-30-2016 12:50 PM
  19. TLD1's Avatar
    Upgrading from the iPad Air or earlier iPad is pretty much a no brainer, but the performance increase from the iPad Air 2 is really just incremental with the new A9X. Also, the iPad Pro 9.7" is clocked slightly slower than its larger sibling, and has half its RAM, with just 2GB, the same as the iPad Air 2. So, unless the new Pencil or Smart Keyboard support appeals to you, it probably makes sense to wait for the next iteration. Also, note the new iPad Pro 9.7" has added on a $100 premium for this incremental improvement.
    Yep, I tend to agree. I'm very happy with my Air 2, and because of that and the fact that it's WiFi only, I've decided to simply trade it in on a like-featured cellular Air 2 instead of spending $300+ for the corresponding 9.7" Pro, since I find myself more and more places with my Air 2 that don't have WiFi capability. And, I do most of my "real" work on my Mac, so the pencil & keyboard aren't much of an attraction for me. I'm normally a huge "latest & greatest" kind of guy...but this time, I think I'll chill.
    ladyc0524 likes this.
    03-30-2016 03:34 PM
  20. Paradocks's Avatar
    For me, it's a no-brainer. I currently have a nearly 4 year old iPad 3. Getting the 9.7" iPad Pro. 'Nuff said.
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    03-30-2016 03:38 PM
  21. yonghong's Avatar
    I have a crack screen ipad4 , but it's still usable, I ordered 32g 9.7 pro by accident after $60 coupon off, but it still cost me $836.2 CAD, just too much, I haven't received it, eventually I will return the new iPad Pro , my ipad4 is just fine , good bettery
    04-02-2016 11:48 PM
  22. yonghong's Avatar
    If this price include the pen like surface pro does, I will keep it , if you buy a pen, this bundle will cost you $1000, it's insane.
    ladyc0524 likes this.
    04-02-2016 11:50 PM
  23. WhiteiPadMini's Avatar
    Personally, I don't think it's an upgrade from an Air 2 to a Baby Pro. Unless you can justify that it's an upgrade. Since I have an iPad mini 4, for me I wanted something bigger and never owned a 9.7 inch iPad so for me it's definitely an upgrade. However, I will not buy an iPP 12.9" as that is just too big to be a tablet.
    Just_Me_D and ladyc0524 like this.
    04-03-2016 09:55 AM
  24. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I have a crack screen ipad4 , but it's still usable, I ordered 32g 9.7 pro by accident after $60 coupon off, but it still cost me $836.2 CAD, just too much, I haven't received it, eventually I will return the new iPad Pro , my ipad4 is just fine , good bettery
    If this price include the pen like surface pro does, I will keep it , if you buy a pen, this bundle will cost you $1000, it's insane.
    Please use the quote option so that readers can know to whom you are replying. Thanks.
    yonghong likes this.
    04-03-2016 10:02 AM
  25. Honey Beagle's Avatar
    The bigger the screen the better.
    04-04-2016 12:12 AM
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