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Why would you want an iPad in the first place?
Because you can tell people you have one. Why else?
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You guys all have it wrong. Specs are irrelevant because all that matters is the experience!

    
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I'm not too concerned with the cameras. I'm more concerned with the amount of RAM. If the Zoom can be bought for $540 with 32gb of storage, 1gb of RAM, and a 5mp camera I might be taking my money elsewhere.

I'm going to wait a few days after release for the comparisons.
Keep in mind RAM doesn't mean better performance. Min. requirements for Android 3.0 is 512MB RAM, whilst the iPad 1 runs just fine on 256MB (although an upgrade is much needed).

512MB on iOS might be the equivalent to 1GB on Android 3.0, better to go off CPU and GPU performance as well as battery life and OS.
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:double post? delete if you can
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Keep in mind RAM doesn't mean better performance. Min. requirements for Android 3.0 is 512MB RAM, whilst the iPad 1 runs just fine on 256MB (although an upgrade is much needed).

512MB on iOS might be the equivalent to 1GB on Android 3.0, better to go off CPU and GPU performance as well as battery life and OS.
link? Or are you just talking out of your ass...

Maybe this is true because Android runs flash, which is somewhat ram intensive.
Flash > iOS. Do you know how many games, movies, songs, etc you have access to thanks to flash? A lot.
Edited by paulerxx - 3/5/11 at 8:22am
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Keep in mind RAM doesn't mean better performance. Min. requirements for Android 3.0 is 512MB RAM, whilst the iPad 1 runs just fine on 256MB (although an upgrade is much needed).
Blah blah blah. I'm running Gingerbread on the OG droid which only has 256mb of RAM and it runs damn fine.

iPad 2 having 256mb is laughable since phones are running 1GB standard now.
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^ Just to be devil's advocate, the Xoom can't run flash.
(At least not yet)
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You guys all have it wrong. Specs are irrelevant because all that matters is the experience!

True, well played.

The iOS is MUCH more user friendly than android.
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It would be funny if you go on one of those group photography trips and some dude whips out an ipad to take a photo of a lion 10 feet infront of him. Or you see like one of those red carpet photo-shoots and some dude is holding his ipad up snapping photos.
It's not so weird in Star Trek.

btw, the iPod touch camera isn't so horrible you'd never use it for pics either, so who cares.
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link? Or are you just talking out of your ass...

Maybe this is true because Android runs flash, which is somewhat ram intensive.
Flash > iOS. Do you know how many games, movies, songs, etc you have access to thanks to flash? A lot.
Rofl, lol no I'm not. Link: http://www.unwiredview.com/2010/06/3...d-oct-release/

I read an update at the bottom of the link just then that said it's apparently a "recommended" spec, not a minimum.
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Blah blah blah. I'm running Gingerbread on the OG droid which only has 256mb of RAM and it runs damn fine.

iPad 2 having 256mb is laughable since phones are running 1GB standard now.
Ginger isn't a tablet OS like Honeycomb though is it?
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