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Got mine today. The weight reduction is pretty significant.

Nice... got any top games that are optimised for its graphics?

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This or the new iPad mini? is it worth the extra 99?
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This or the new iPad mini? is it worth the extra 99?

Considering how much smaller and lighter the Air is i would get that.
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post #34 of 39
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Considering how much smaller and lighter the Air is i would get that.

is the air lighter than the mini!? I saw them both at the apple store and couldn't really tell them apart tbh.
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is the air lighter than the mini!? I saw them both at the apple store and couldn't really tell them apart tbh.

It lighter then the old iPad. If you could not tell apart you really better getting the bigger screen.
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post #36 of 39
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is the air lighter than the mini!? I saw them both at the apple store and couldn't really tell them apart tbh.

Weight data from GSM Arena, LTE versions weigh about 10g-20g more than Wifi version
According to GSM Arena Ipad Air weighs 469gb/1.03lb, old mini weighs 308g/0.68lb, mini Retina weighs 331g/0.73lb. Difference will be about 138g/0.30lbs from Air to a Mini2, that's more than the weight of a Iphone 5S(112g)/Galaxy S4(130g).

But if you can't tell the weight apart and can stomach the extra cash for a Air then get it over Mini Retina
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I'm kind of confused here. Other than screen size, does the mini 2 have the exact same specs as the Air? Because if that's the case then I'll probably just sell my ipad 4 and get the new mini.
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I'm kind of confused here. Other than screen size, does the mini 2 have the exact same specs as the Air? Because if that's the case then I'll probably just sell my ipad 4 and get the new mini.

Correctomundo. At least for the A7. Same CPU, same GPU. Somewhat better pixel density. And it's lighter. Try it first. I went from iPad 3 to Mini and miss the larger screen size, but portability isn't important to me, so for me it's the bigger the better. Not sure about cameras. Have to wait for benchmarks for battery life.

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I'm kind of confused here. Other than screen size, does the mini 2 have the exact same specs as the Air? Because if that's the case then I'll probably just sell my ipad 4 and get the new mini.

Even if the resolution is the same, there is still a difference in physical size. That matters to some people. Bigger screen size vs smaller physical size. Then there are the known questions about clocks, battery usage, memory, ect that remain unanswered seeing as the Mini 2 is not released yet.
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