1. tech guy4's Avatar
    I am looking to buy a used ipad late march used on amazon. Should I get the 2 or the many no reetnia screen? Is the big one hard to use when being held?
    Thanks
    Sorry if this has been talked about before and it is in the wrong place I am still new hear and love it

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    02-18-2014 03:35 PM
  2. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    The iPad 2 is pretty old. This might be the last update it ever sees. I would get the iPad Air or the Retina Mini, but that's my choice. Pick one that best fits your needs.
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    02-18-2014 03:51 PM
  3. moloes's Avatar
    iPad air. It's more future proof. I upgraded from iPad 2 to the air and I love it. Performance, smaller form factor and retina.


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    02-18-2014 06:29 PM
  4. iRiidium's Avatar
    If you have to choose between an iPad 2 or an iPad Mini I would choose the iPad Mini. The low screen resolution will look better on the Mini.


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    02-18-2014 06:44 PM
  5. jpxyz's Avatar
    I'd choose the Mini, but why without the Retina screen? It's not that much more expensive and you can get the latest soft- and hardware from apple.
    But I'd not take the iPad 2 because it's pretty old and Apple will not support them any longer.
    02-18-2014 09:36 PM
  6. Dennisgarcia's Avatar
    I'd choose the Mini, but why without the Retina screen? It's not that much more expensive and you can get the latest soft- and hardware from apple.
    But I'd not take the iPad 2 because it's pretty old and Apple will not support them any longer.
    Though the iPad mini and iPad mini with retina display both run the same software. Some people can't even tell the difference between the mini with retina and the one without.

    If you're on a budget go for the mini.


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    02-18-2014 09:39 PM
  7. jpxyz's Avatar
    Though the iPad mini and iPad mini with retina display both run the same software. Some people can't even tell the difference between the mini with retina and the one without.

    If you're on a budget go for the mini.


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    I'd not agree with that ... they may run the same software, but the hardware isn't the same.
    And the Retina display + the same specifics as the iPad Air are worth the money.
    (The rMini is 5 times faster than the old mini and a hell of a device.)

    But yeah, if the thread-starter doesn't care about that, he should choose the old mini.
    02-18-2014 09:43 PM

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