1. jeans94621's Avatar
    With the 5.01 my iPad first generation was running so horrible I was considering upgrading. But with 5.1 it is running like it did when I brought it just last year. I brought the 64gb wifi-3G version at full price and I just don't feel like I have gotten my money's worth from it. Especially to sell it now for less then three hundred dollars and I paid over eight for it. I know next year when I do upgrade I won't get a lot so I am just going to keep it and use it for videos and music.
    I guess my question is who is going to continue using their first generation and wait to upgrade?
    03-10-2012 11:24 AM
  2. soulsergeant's Avatar
    I love my iPad 1 64g Wi-Fi! It is my Music, Video and digital magazine Entertainment Center! I will wait a little to upgrade to the New Ipad only because of the retina Display Screen. iPad and iPad 2 have basically the same screen resolution so , i will wait to see how the New IPad does.
    03-11-2012 04:47 PM
  3. murray5476's Avatar
    I will keep mine, if I can get the 5.1 to download for my ipad. Any else having issues with it not downloading, I had no problem with my Iphone 4 or Ipod touch
    03-12-2012 08:42 PM
  4. BrindawithanI's Avatar
    Did mine ota with no issues.
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    03-12-2012 09:03 PM
  5. AZMerf's Avatar
    I did both my 4S and iPad 1 OTA at the same time and it worked great. 5.1 greatly improved my Siri and dictation performance on the 4S.
    03-12-2012 09:41 PM
  6. jeans94621's Avatar
    I will keep mine, if I can get the 5.1 to download for my ipad. Any else having issues with it not downloading, I had no problem with my Iphone 4 or Ipod touch
    I could not get my iPad 1 to upgrade ota. But it was jailbroken so I am not sure if that was the problem. But it upgraded with no problems with iTunes.
    For anyone wondering I have had seven tabs opened at once on safari without it crashing. Before 5.1 if I opened two tabs at once it crashed. If I went to a website with a lot of graphics it crashed. If I surfed the web longer than ten minutes it crashed. I am so happy with 5.1.
    03-12-2012 11:17 PM
  7. Hot94Z28's Avatar
    I am giving mine to my girlfriend and have my new iPad on pre order.


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    03-12-2012 11:46 PM
  8. BrindawithanI's Avatar
    I could not get my iPad 1 to upgrade ota. But it was jailbroken so I am not sure if that was the problem. But it upgraded with no problems with iTunes.
    For anyone wondering I have had seven tabs opened at once on safari without it crashing. Before 5.1 if I opened two tabs at once it crashed. If I went to a website with a lot of graphics it crashed. If I surfed the web longer than ten minutes it crashed. I am so happy with 5.1.
    I've been holding my breath every time I use Safari, but like you reported, MUCH improved from 5.01!
    03-12-2012 11:47 PM
  9. Brickman's Avatar
    I am keeping my iPad1 16Gig WiFi. It still works great for what I need it to do. It has replacement my laptop. I even do all my PP Presentations with it. I wouldn't mind having more memory (ie. 32 Gig) but with Dropbox and Box.Net....I'm good. I'll upgrade one day, just not right now.
    03-12-2012 11:51 PM
  10. GinoDotCom's Avatar
    I wish apple didn't start the New iPad with the same low capacity of 16gigs. Nowadays, you almost exclusively have to go with 32gb or better. I'm even willing to bet Apple knows that probably any existing 16gb iPad owner will be more than likely to upgrade to a bigger capacity model.

    I'd imagine with retina display and 1080p, every thing will be even bigger in file size.
    03-13-2012 01:01 AM
  11. Peligro911's Avatar
    I have my iPad to my wife when I got my 64 gig iPad 2 both work great


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    03-13-2012 02:08 AM
  12. Elaine5006's Avatar
    I am keeping mine. I did have the sim card replaced and now it seems to have no problems.
    03-29-2012 10:03 AM
  13. PurpleHeart0629's Avatar
    Keeping mine. It works great, especially since the last OS upgrade. I use it for reading and emails. I think I'll upgrade when the next one is released in 2013.
    03-30-2012 05:47 PM
  14. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I got my grandma the iPad last year when I got my iPad 2. She didn't want a new iPad until this gen came out now she wants an iPad 2 so we're giving her iPad 1 to my little brother. So I guess we keep all gens in the house.
    04-09-2012 07:07 PM
  15. aawilson's Avatar
    I was scared to upgrade at all, I heard 5.0 was running terrible on iPad gen 1s so I skipped it. Was on 4.something until 5.1 and it is beautiful. Mullti touch gestures is fine, apps open and close quickly and easily like they should. It basically gave me a whole new iPad-it's never been so fast or useful!
    04-10-2012 10:34 AM
  16. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I was scared to upgrade at all, I heard 5.0 was running terrible on iPad gen 1s so I skipped it. Was on 4.something until 5.1 and it is beautiful. Mullti touch gestures is fine, apps open and close quickly and easily like they should. It basically gave me a whole new iPad-it's never been so fast or useful!
    Really? So I don't have to worry about the iPad crashing on him? It runs great now and it hasn't been updated since the beginning of last summer.
    04-10-2012 10:44 AM
  17. Hot94Z28's Avatar
    I never had any issues with iOS5 on my first gen iPad. Now my girlfriend has it she has not said anything about it runng slow it's on 5.1.
    04-10-2012 02:04 PM
  18. pkcable's Avatar
    I'm selling mine and probably gonna try to get an ipad2 to replace it.
    04-10-2012 03:24 PM
  19. Goofypook's Avatar
    I have an old IPAD1 still sitting on version 4.2.1 that my daughter was using. Im thinking of upgrading it to 5.1 but dont want to lose the Jailbreak... Is this even possible?
    04-12-2012 10:06 AM
  20. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I have an old IPAD1 still sitting on version 4.2.1 that my daughter was using. Im thinking of upgrading it to 5.1 but dont want to lose the Jailbreak... Is this even possible?
    That's how theirs is too and yes you'll lose the JB but you can JB it again on 5.1.
    04-12-2012 10:35 AM
  21. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I'm selling mine and probably gonna try to get an ipad2 to replace it.
    For how much? My little sister wants one now. Lol
    04-12-2012 10:36 AM
  22. pkcable's Avatar
    For how much? My little sister wants one now. Lol
    It's already sold, my girl is buying it for her Dad for father's day, but I get to keep it till then.



    For the person asking about the jailbreak. You MAY be better off leaving it on 4.2, as Jailbreaks on 5.X are not permanent, you lose the jailbreak each time you have to reboot the device, plus the process to jailbreak is a bit tricker on 5.X
    04-12-2012 10:54 AM
  23. Premium1's Avatar
    I am in the market for a tablet and thinking about an iPad 1 due to price is it still a good buy? I would use it to watch movies email some games stuff like that
    04-25-2012 10:32 AM
  24. jeans94621's Avatar
    I am very happy with my iPad one but if I were to buy an iPad today it would at least be a iPad 2 because of the operating system upgrading I have a feeling that the first generation iPad will not get ios 6 and even if it could I am not sure I would update. The iPad barely made it through the 5.0 upgrade. For browsing and email the iPad one is fine. It depends on the games you want to play. If they are memory intense games I would get a higher iPad.
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    04-25-2012 11:50 AM
  25. Neutrino's Avatar
    I'm still fine with my iPad 1.
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    04-25-2012 11:55 AM
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