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Originally Posted by Sxcerino View Post

Hows this even a fair assessment/test whatever you wanna call it.
Without a frame of reference, how is anyone suppose distinguish the two iPads?

That's kind of the point. They charge premiums for "new" products with minimal differences over the prior, because they can.

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If you've used an ipad 2 and can't tell that what someone puts in front of you isn't an ipad 3, there must not be much of a difference. How you can say that the last two have "probably never seen an ipad before" is beyond me.
What says any of these people have used an iPad previously? By seen, I mean in real life, having actually used one and seen the screen. You can tell the blonde at the end had never used one.
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And yet people can't tell the difference unless you put them side by side.
They can if they've seen one recently.
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And yet people can't tell the difference unless you put them side by side.

I can tell, and to put a simple example:

I stepped up from a Gigabyte G1305 with a HVGA (480x320) 3,2" screen to a Xperia Neo V with a 3,7" 854x480 screen. The very first thing I noticed was the incredible image quality and sharpness.

But from there, to say that '600$ seems like a steal', there's a pretty huge leap.

600$ will always look terribly overpriced to me in a tablet. Maybe because I'm not in that market.


Oh, I paid €30 for my phone. No data plan. Just an €8 voice plan. There you have an explanation of why I never pay more than 50€ for a mobile device.
   
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I own a iPad 2 and I tested a new iPad out the screen is just fantastic as others said if you've never used one or hardly used one you won't notice. Example my dad got a iPad 3 and I bet if I asked him to use my two he would notice the difference but if you've never used any or just glimpsed at one in a store gonna be hard to tell off the bat. At the end of the day Gizmodo just hates Apple over them trying to sue them over that whole iPhone 4 prototype case
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They can if they've seen one recently.

Then what's the point? Sure if you're spending that much money then you should be able to tell a difference in day to day usage, not just in a nigh on side by side comparison.

You can tell that some of them haven't used one before, but a few definitely had and were suckered IMHO.
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Damn people are that apple dumb now! We are all doomed as the human race now!

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post #47 of 135
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Then what's the point? Sure if you're spending that much money then you should be able to tell a difference in day to day usage, not just in a nigh on side by side comparison.
You can tell that some of them haven't used one before, but a few definitely had and were suckered IMHO.
We don't know whether or not any of those people had used one recently except for the blonde towards the end of the video. You won't really know the difference if you've not used an iPad 3.
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Put ANY other tablet in their hands and see if they could even name it....
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Put ANY other tablet in their hands and see if they could even name it....
Better yet... put the 5 something inch Galaxy Note into their hands and tell them it's the new iPad... thumb.gif
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Thats funny... actually biggrin.gif
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