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Despite some questionable rumors of price hikes earlier this week, 9to5Mac reports that reliable tipster Mr. X has revealed that the new iPad 3 will carry the same prices as the iPad 2 and also come in the same storage configurations at 16GB/32GB/64GB.
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We’ve gotten word that iPad pricing is going to be the same across the board as the current iPad 2 models which should be no big surprise given Apple’s history – they rarely raise prices. Even better, some countries with currencies doing better than the US dollar should expect to see marginal drops in prices.
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I thought perhaps a 16GB iPad 2 would hold the $499 price point, and that the iPad 3 would start at $650-$699 with 32GB of storage. (That's $50-$99 more expensive than the 32GB iPad 2.)

However this would be ideal and I really hope it's true. That would mean we'll probably see a $399 iPad 2 as well.
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Sounds good, I sold my iPad 2 a while ago and got $850 for it, (64GB WiFi+3G model)

Looking forward to picking one of these up.
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Yessss. iPad 3 here i come. The only things that are stooping me are ICS is very very good and 5.0 is coming in Summer. Also i tried to day Samsung TAB 8.9 and i loved the size and was so light.
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So we wont see a $200 iPad 2, or even a $300 one? I can't afford an iPad 3, and I would love to see even a $300 one.
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I just wish it had flash frown.gif

Looking for a good tablet that can replace my netbook for anime viewing at bed LOL
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So we wont see a $200 iPad 2, or even a $300 one? I can't afford an iPad 3, and I would love to see even a $300 one.
I'm afraid not, the cheapest will be no less than $399.
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I would really like to see the 64GB at $600. I don't know if I can make myself spend $700 for an iPad.
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I just wish it had flash frown.gif
Looking for a good tablet that can replace my netbook for anime viewing at bed LOL

PS VITA works wonder, with 5 inch screen, doesn't really hurt your eye when trying to fall asleep while watching smile.gif
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PS VITA works wonder, with 5 inch screen, doesn't really hurt your eye when trying to fall asleep while watching smile.gif

Its funny u say that because it has happened more then once when i was watching movie with my ipad 2 in bed and drop the ipad when i would fall asleep. thank goo it had a case.
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I just wish it had flash frown.gif
Looking for a good tablet that can replace my netbook for anime viewing at bed LOL

Well unfortunately flash won't be supported on Android either come Jellybean. frown.gif
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