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Old 07-22-2013, 07:26 PM   #1
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iPad maxi ?

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/07/22/...-13-inch-ipad/

I would be very interested in a 12.9" iPad.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:37 PM   #2
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http://www.macrumors.com/2013/07/22/...-13-inch-ipad/

I would be very interested in a 12.9" iPad.
A 13" iPad is too large in my opinion.
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Maxipad.

It'll be painful when I drop that thing on my foot. Or it falls down onto my face.
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Old 07-23-2013, 12:58 AM   #4
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A 13" iPad is too large in my opinion.
Not large enough actually.
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:42 AM   #5
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:58 AM   #6
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I sure hope they don't have the short-sightedness to name a larger iPad so inappropriately... Yikes! It's bad enough without being reminded!
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:19 AM   #7
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A 13" iPad is too large in my opinion.
Too large for an iOS device, I would agree with that. I'd rather have something like the Lenovo Yoga in that size. I'm sure there's some market for it though.
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:37 AM   #8
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Samsung is also working on a larger tablet: source
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:51 PM   #9
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Too large for an iOS device, I would agree with that. I'd rather have something like the Lenovo Yoga in that size. I'm sure there's some market for it though.
They're probably working on such a device to be prepared if larger format tablets from their competitors become all of the rage. After all, the market for tablets is rapidly evolving. Think of it this way: the first tablet with mass market appeal, the iPad, was released about 3.5 years ago and even then it had a slow start. If Apple took 6 months to respond to a competitors product, you're talking about being behind the trends by about 25% of the history of modern tablets.

Will large format tablets become popular? I think that they may. It is entirely possible that iOS and Android will replace OS X and Windows for most consumers. It is unlikely that they will do so in the office users and for demanding home users, but even those users will likely use iOS and Android devices in addition to traditional computers. If that is the case, it helps to have a broad enough range of products to fill the various market niches.
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:55 PM   #10
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I think that these large tablets (12" and beyond) are a niche market, for most people even 10" is too large and the 7-8" range seem to be the sweet spot. Maybe 12"+ will have a place in the business sector, but I hardly see them hitting it with consumers, we're seeing a shift towards smaller tablets already.
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:21 PM   #11
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Darn it! I just bought a new iPad, the original was wearing out. If I had known this, I would have waited.
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:59 PM   #12
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Maxipad.

It'll be painful when I drop that thing on my foot. Or it falls down onto my face.
I already did that with my iPad Mini at a hotel a month back. It hurt so, so, so, so, so much. Fell off the coffee table and the corner went straight into my bare foot.

I would LOVE a 13" iPad! Would be easier to work in a DAW and more space to draw in.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:07 PM   #13
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:22 PM   #14
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I like the idea but weight can't be much more than the current iPad. I think they could get much of this from an almost-no-bezel design but I'm still hoping for front-facing speaker(s) some day and that needs a bezel.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:22 PM   #15
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Sounds like something females use every 28 days LOL
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