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Old 05-31-2018, 10:40 PM   #1
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Got it in 128GB in gold and love it. Also go the S Pen. Makes highlighting text in books easier than with finger. I love the color. I go the gold but it not a pure gold but has rose in it meaning it looks like a mix of gold and copper. Very stunning! I was wanting the Rose Gold ipad pro but could not afford it so this is a nice compromise. Its more of a deep gold than rose. Just a touch of rose/copper in it. I just cant stop looking at it! It is faster than last years model. The non-laminated display is not an issue for me. I am also trying to teach myself to draw with the pen. I recommend this if you want an entry level tablet and high performance. It outshines all my android tablets.
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Good to hear! I'm still on an Air 2 which does the job for me, I dont do much reading on it but if I need a pen I just have an Adonit, http://www.adonit.net/jot/dash/.

I wanted to upgrade to a Pro but will likely never be able to afford it, so knowing that the entry models are capable is good news.
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Good to hear! I'm still on an Air 2 which does the job for me, I dont do much reading on it but if I need a pen I just have an Adonit, http://www.adonit.net/jot/dash/.

I wanted to upgrade to a Pro but will likely never be able to afford it, so knowing that the entry models are capable is good news.
You might be able to pick up a refurbished unit fairly inexpensively.
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You might be able to pick up a refurbished unit fairly inexpensively.
I wish that were so. Apple refurbs in Oz arent much cheaper than brand new I wanted a Pro for the larger screen, I've taken to doing a lot of photo editing on my Air2. I'm thinking I may just need to bite the bullet and go back to a desktop or laptop.
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I wish that were so. Apple refurbs in Oz arent much cheaper than brand new I wanted a Pro for the larger screen, I've taken to doing a lot of photo editing on my Air2. I'm thinking I may just need to bite the bullet and go back to a desktop or laptop.

The entry level one is just as good in my opinion. The differences are very slight. The new gold shade is wicked. S pen works without a problem. It has the 10 chip which I think is the same in the pro model
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The entry level one is just as good in my opinion. The differences are very slight. The new gold shade is wicked. S pen works without a problem. It has the 10 chip which I think is the same in the pro model
Note, Pro has A10X while the entry-level is A10 (same as iPhone). The Pro is notably faster particularly in terms of GPU. Also has more RAM (4GB vs 2GB).

That said, the entry-level iPad is really great for the price. Most folks likely wouldn't consider all the bells and whistles on the Pro to be worth double the MSRP.
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The basic iPad is great. You get more for your price for sure
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I wanted a Pro for the larger screen, I've taken to doing a lot of photo editing on my Air2.
There should be a new Pro model this year. I had hoped for an announcement this month, but it doesn't look like we'll see one. I had the 2017 12.9" Pro for a week or so (took it back, because I realized the Air2 was all I really needed at the time) and it was very lovely if a little bulky. With the new iOS versions now offering better multitasking features, I'm tempted to pick up the next model.

On the other hand, I think the Air2 may easily be good for another year. (Air2 is one of the best electronic gadgets I ever bought, in terms of longevity; previously I'd have given that award to the iPad 2.)
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I picked up a new iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) with 512 GB last week once it became apparent that they were not going to announce a new iPad at the WWDC. My old one only had 128 GB and the battery was starting to not last as long. I sold the old one back to Apple for $280. Not bad.

I really like having the extra memory. Just wish I could get a battery case for it.
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Apple has a deal over here with a mob called Brightstar who give you next to nothing for a trade. Not easier, but more lucrative, to sell on the second hand market. And, I'll probably have to go second hand rather than refurb, for a 13" iPad. Anyway, I'm going to wait and see what happens in September which is when I think we can expect the next hardware announcements.
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Apple has a deal over here with a mob called Brightstar who give you next to nothing for a trade. Not easier, but more lucrative, to sell on the second hand market. And, I'll probably have to go second hand rather than refurb, for a 13" iPad. Anyway, I'm going to wait and see what happens in September which is when I think we can expect the next hardware announcements.
Wouldn't be surprised if that's more like October or November.
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