Post # 1
I’m getting ready to purchase an iPad for a birthday present for myself. I’ve been doing some research and looking at both. I wanted to ask the Bees if anybody had either one and what they thought. I want to get a 32GB with Wi-Fi model.
Is there a huge difference between the iPad and the iPad 2?
Would you recommend getting one version over the other?
Do you have any other info that I may be overlooking?
Thanks everyone! It’s a big purchase so I’m trying to gather as much info as I can.
Post # 3
Oh good God, I’ve been pondering this for days and I have the iPad 1. Okay, so here’s what I’m thinking: The 2 has the front and back camera. Didn’t think that was a big deal, BUT you use the entire screen as a viewfinder and you can film too. Plus, Skype with the front cam. Sweet! It has a USB port, which mine doesn’t. It’s smaller and lighter, blah, blah, blah. The screen is more high def.etc. Check out some of the reviews, they are more in-depth and professional than me. lol
That said, I arranged to sell iPad1 to Gazelle for $340.00 and then I would turn around and get the 2 so the upgrade would cost me about $250 (I have the 16G wifi with optional at & t plan and it’s plenty of storage for me). BUT the tsunami has created a HUGE shortage of parts and they are already sold out of 2s all over the place. I don’t think I could part with mine for that long, so I don’t know what to do.
Long story short, get the 2 if you can get your hands on it. It’s the same price and you get the benefit of the upgrades.
Post # 4
SO has been wanting an iPad and was waiting for the 2 to come out. He’s into all the specs of these things…some are what PP mentioned, another is that the processor is apparently a big upgrade too. So my vote it iPad 2.
Post # 5
I’d get #2, partly for that freakin awesome cover, and partly for the cams.