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It so hard to decide I just don't want to get it, then realize I need more memory later. On the flip side, I don't want to get the 32GB, then realize that I'm only using 10GB
Well, the iPads are selling for more then they're worth on ebay kinda like the Nintendo Wiis back a few years ago. So worst case, you sell the 16gb and get a 32gb.

It's actually pretty ridiculous, people are selling 3G 16gbs for $800-900 on ebay!
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Wait, these super-machines do not come with extendible memory?
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Wait, these super-machines do not come with extendible memory?
No, but they do come with more memory then any of the competitors.

You must also be the first person to mention this in this thread.
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2million people that spent money on an item that will be considered "a fad" in 10 years... Nothing long term can come from such a limited hardware platform.
    
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No, but they do come with more memory then any of the competitors.

You must also be the first person to mention this in this thread.
Tablets often have 1.8" drives, completely upgradable, so no, the iPad does not have more memory than all the competitors. If the competitors were phones, then it would be even.

Here's the Archos 5 with 250GB for example, and it came out before the iPad: http://cgi.ebay.com/Archos-5-250GB-I...item19bc96f5c5
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2 million. Great. I hope they enjoy it.
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Tablets often have 1.8" drives, completely upgradable, so no, the iPad does not have more memory than all the competitors. If the competitors were phones, then it would be even.

Here's the Archos 5 with 250GB for example, and it came out before the iPad: http://cgi.ebay.com/Archos-5-250GB-I...item19bc96f5c5
The Archos isn't really competing with the iPad, it's a different focused product.
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The Archos isn't really competing with the iPad, it's a different focused product.
Not really.

But what would you say IS competing with the iPad?
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The Archos isn't really competing with the iPad, it's a different focused product.
So to compete with the iPad it has to look like and act exactly like an iPad? Ever consider that the iPad is competing with Archos, not the other way around? It's a big playing field.

They're pretty much identical except one runs Archos/Android OS and the other one iPad/iPhone OS. There's even a 7-inch version w/ARM and a 9-inch version w/x86.
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So to compete with the iPad it has to look like and act exactly like an iPad? Ever consider that the iPad is competing with Archos, not the other way around? It's a big playing field.

They're pretty much identical except one runs Archos/Android OS and the other one iPad/iPhone OS. There's even a 7-inch version w/ARM and a 9-inch version w/x86.
It needs an App store xD I think that's the main feature of the iPad/iPod touch.. there is quite literally an app for everything!
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