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I just sold my white, 16GB iPad 2 for $485 about 3 weeks ago to buy an iPad "3".

However... I just bought a Transformer Prime 32GB (unsure on whether or not I regret this) because I know that I won't really enjoy the iPad "3" that much until it is jailbroken.

I know I'll like the Transformer Prime but the thing I'm afraid of is that when the time comes for me to sell it, how well it will hold it's value which I know it probably won't very good.
    
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Good you sold it when you did. The Ipad 2 16GB is selling for $420 at Best Buy.
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Agreed.

For some reason it really bothers me that the WiFi iPad doesn't have GPS. I don't know if I'd ever even use it but it bothers me that it's not on there, I bought an app in the Cydia Store that allowed me to transfer the GPS from my Android phone over to my iPad 2 back when I had it..

I really like that most of the Android tablets have GPS, they have Google Navigation too right?
Specifically the Transformer Prime.
    
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Yes, the Prime has Google maps/navigation, but don't expect to use it on the Prime. The Prime's GPS is terrible. So bad in fact that Asus removed that from the features list of the Prime. Try it; you'll see that you won't get many locks and the accuracy is not nearly good enough to use as a GPS while in a car. Also, moving very far tends to throw it off too. :/
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Yes, the Prime has Google maps/navigation, but don't expect to use it on the Prime. The Prime's GPS is terrible. So bad in fact that Asus removed that from the features list of the Prime. Try it; you'll see that you won't get many locks and the accuracy is not nearly good enough to use as a GPS while in a car. Also, moving very far tends to throw it off too. :/

I read about that and that's unfortunate. I have it on my phone though and I have a navigation system in my car I just thought it'd be cool to mess with on a tablet. I can't believe they didn't think about how the metal casing could interfere with the GPS, it just seems obvious, that's why Apple has that black strip of plastic on the 3G iPad.
    
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I read about that and that's unfortunate. I have it on my phone though and I have a navigation system in my car I just thought it'd be cool to mess with on a tablet. I can't believe they didn't think about how the metal casing could interfere with the GPS, it just seems obvious, that's why Apple has that black strip of plastic on the 3G iPad.

Yeah, I hear ya. The 700 or Infinity, or whatever the hell they're calling it has that strip on the back to fix the wifi/gps problem. Too bad they can't do anything about the Prime. Thankfully the wifi is decent enough on mine, and I have no real use for the GPS.
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Good you sold it when you did. The Ipad 2 16GB is selling for $420 at Best Buy.
Are you talking about with tax because they are $399.99 on Best Buy's site, and $399 new and $349 refurb direct from Apple. The lowest place I've seen new iPad 2s is at Micro Center for $359.99.
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I'm in Canada mate, prices are a bit different....
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I find that the Prime seems to be having trouble with Flash. If I'm doing something with Flash, sometimes the entire browser will just stop responding. You'll be able to look at the current page just fine, but you can't go anywhere else until you impose a force close on the browser.

An update will be welcome.
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I'm in Canada mate, prices are a bit different....
I didn't think about that, my bad.
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