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I guess this is the same as the 4s: Great if you dont own the last gen product, but otherwise, meh

padfone ftw!!!
     
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People that dump money into apple actually baffle me, there are no words for what I feel every year a new apple product is released and people actually buy them after owning the previous gen.
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No info on the A5S processor? Best GPU tablet on the market just got even better.
It's the A5X, and in the iOS Beta references to both the A5X and A6 were founded, having been added at the same time. It's quite likely it'll be rocking a quad-core. GPU performance may go down somewhat though at 2048x1536.
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You gotta love how people feel their precious Apple products become "obsolete" in a year. It's the hardware equivalent of the Madden series.

Wait... you mean companies such as Asus who update their product cycle (Transformer Prime, anyone?) in half years don't do the same, if not worse? IMPOSSIBRU
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And then spend maybe ~$700-$1000 for a Higher Resolution Paddy that does the same stuff on paddy 2
I predict Apple store is gonna get riotted? or rioted with die hard apple fanboys on the release date, and brag about their overpriced paddy lol

I'd like to know where you're getting those figures. It'll most likely cost the same as the previous generations, and the same as most of the other "paddies" out there, whether they be made by Apple or not.

Can we not be hateful bashers and take this announcement as it is: an announcement for an event?
Edited by last_exile - 2/28/12 at 2:20pm
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so my fiance wants an ipad, i said wait for this ipad3. What would you guys recommend other than an ipad 3 that has similiar or better peformance. I am not trolling, just really havent done my research to know what directly competes with ipad3
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Wait... you mean companies such as Asus who update their product cycle (Transformer Prime, anyone?) in half years don't do the same, if not worse? IMPOSSIBRU
I'd like to know where you're getting those figures. It'll most likely cost the same as the previous generations, and the same as most of the other "paddies" out there, whether they be made by Apple or not.
Can we not be hateful bashers and take this announcement as it is: an announcement for an event?

I only wish the same.

I love my Galaxy Nexus, and I love my iPad 2, so it's amazing to see the outright stupidity in some of the posts here.

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so my fiance wants an ipad, i said wait for this ipad3. What would you guys recommend other than an ipad 3 that has similiar or better peformance. I am not trolling, just really havent done my research to know what directly competes with ipad3

I would say wait for the iPad 3, so that way if it disappoints you, the iPad 2 refurbs on Apple's site will probably go down to what the original iPads are at the moment (~starting at $350). I have never met any type of lag on the iPad 2, so I find it very hard to think anything will, anytime soon. There are very few games/apps now that don't support the original iPad (Machinarium is the only one that comes to mind, actually).
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so my fiance wants an ipad, i said wait for this ipad3. What would you guys recommend other than an ipad 3 that has similiar or better peformance. I am not trolling, just really havent done my research to know what directly competes with ipad3
There's nothing right now that will compete with the retina display, as for the other specs no one knows for sure until they actually announce it. Likely possibilities are: A6 w/ Quad-core CPU, improved GPU, 1GB RAM.
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so my fiance wants an ipad, i said wait for this ipad3. What would you guys recommend other than an ipad 3 that has similiar or better peformance. I am not trolling, just really havent done my research to know what directly competes with ipad3

A good alternative from the android side is the Asus transformer series (they are a little pricey though). Whether you choose iOS or android all depends on what you use it for. I've always thought of the two as an automatic car vs a manual, the ipad being the automatic, easier to use but less choice and functionality. Android is like a manual, harder to use at first but gives you more choice.

If you choose to get an ipad wait for the ipad 3, as the ipad 2 will probably be cheaper.
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so my fiance wants an ipad, i said wait for this ipad3. What would you guys recommend other than an ipad 3 that has similiar or better peformance. I am not trolling, just really havent done my research to know what directly competes with ipad3

As someone who has spent a lot of time with the several tablets, you're best bet (currently) is the Asus transformer Prime. Easily the best tablet currently running the latest Android OS with amazing battery life and optional keyboard (which, unlike other tablets BT keyboards, connects directly to the Asus and extends the battery life to ~16 hours).

That being said, the iPad 3 is right around the corner, and the Asus transformer prime is being refreshed (called the Asus pad infinity) very shortly to include a higher res screen. So, I'd highly recommend waiting for one of these new tablets to come out - even if you don't need the latest and greatest, it will engender a price cut on previous models.
    
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And then spend maybe ~$700-$1000 for a Higher Resolution Paddy that does the same stuff on paddy 2
I predict Apple store is gonna get riotted? or rioted with die hard apple fanboys on the release date, and brag about their overpriced paddy lol

Part of it is because MOST (not all) of Apple buyers are buying for a fashion not for the technology, they want to be seen places (starbucks :giggle:) with the latest greatest from one of their favorite fashion companies.
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