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New Apple iPad to be "a major upgrade", lighter and more compact

0. phoneArena 08 Oct 2013, 08:10 posted on

Apple may be preparing one of its biggest upgrade years for iPads as it plans on redesigning its large, 9.7” iPad…

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posted on 08 Oct 2013, 08:34 21

1. HalaMadrid (Posts: 92; Member since: 04 Sep 2013)


ipad 5 > all android tablets

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:06 20

4. LiquidGalaxy (Posts: 147; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


iPad 1 > all android tablets ;)

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 13:42 1

29. ghaniosman (Posts: 64; Member since: 06 Jun 2013)


hmm...so thinner n lighter is Apple's "major" upgrade..No need of leaked pics or rumors since I can easily imagine what its gonna look like (or more of a look-a-like gen4)

posted on 09 Oct 2013, 01:30

36. saffant (Posts: 212; Member since: 04 Jul 2011)


Well I dunno about that. It depends on your needs.

Multimedia, Android tablets are still winning, but since Apps are a key part of the experience, I think iPad is still ahead.

However, that iPad 1 is a silly comparison.

iPad 5 will definitely take the cake tho.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:34 2

9. appleDOESNT.com (Posts: 426; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


Gold colored iPads with slimmer bezels is hardly a 'major' upgrade but I digress, unfortunately it sounds like a another S hit to me considering the user base :/

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:37 14

11. Kurai (unregistered)


ANDROID KITKAT>IOS7

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:59 6

13. Ninetysix (Posts: 1482; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


How long till KitKat is on at least 5% of the userbase? How long till 50%?

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 10:11 4

15. appleDOESNT.com (Posts: 426; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


when will the iPhone 4 get siri? it was a free app on ip4 YA KNOW>!?

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 11:12 6

19. THE.DARK.KNIGHT (banned) (Posts: 269; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)


iPhone 4 is more than 3 years old.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:16 2

26. appleDOESNT.com (Posts: 426; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


it was there newest phone up until Oct 2011 which is just 2 years ago...it was a free app that apple pulled and then required a 4s or newer purchase. Fragmentation does exist on apple products and just because iOS rolls out to majority of devices, this is proof of dropped features and fragmentation

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:18 3

27. Ninetysix (Posts: 1482; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


How does not having Siri fragment a device? I disabled S-voice on my S4, can I join the fragmented group now?

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:23

28. darkkjedii (Posts: 10622; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Lol exactly

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 14:02 2

30. appleDOESNT.com (Posts: 426; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


apple followers claim that you don't have fragmentation BECAUSE 95% gets the newest iOS. Well, if the newest iOS and all the NEWEST features don't work across all devices, how is that not apples version of fragmentation?

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 14:41

33. Ninetysix (Posts: 1482; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


Answer the question peasant. How does not having Siri make an iPhone 4 defragmented. Does it stop you from installing Angry brids, twitter, or facebook?

posted on 09 Oct 2013, 01:33 1

37. saffant (Posts: 212; Member since: 04 Jul 2011)


Does being on Android 4.3 instead of 4.4 stop you from installing all those things either?

Dimwitted analogy.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 14:15 2

31. noodles914 (Posts: 4; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


Android developers are smart enough to make their apps compatible, there are no issues. Don't believe the "fragmentation" hype.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 14:19

32. Airforce (Posts: 62; Member since: 24 Jul 2012)


we can call it MacBookPro TABLET

posted on 13 Oct 2013, 08:45

39. KRONeage (Posts: 54; Member since: 17 Apr 2011)


Samsung Origami UMPC > than all iPads ;-P

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 08:34 12

2. darkkjedii (Posts: 10622; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


I'm impatiently waiting apple, for you to shutup and take my wife's money. I bought the phones, the iPads are on her.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 10:30 1

16. good2great (Posts: 1039; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


haha how you gonna do her like that darkk the pads cost more than the phones...

anyway, WHERES THE RELEASE DATE!!! my iPad 2 is straight dinosaur mode on this iOS7... i need that 5 in my life like pookie on dat crack ya feel me?!

lol

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:13

25. darkkjedii (Posts: 10622; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Ok you went "New Jack City" on em lol. I agree my iPad 3 is a little long in the tooth too. +1 I'm thinking invites will go out this Monday. Hopefully.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 08:58 4

3. zekes (Posts: 207; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


darkkjedii I cant wait on the mac pro its a beast

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:25 1

7. darkkjedii (Posts: 10622; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


I've want of those forever

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 10:31 1

18. zekes (Posts: 207; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


it bad asss with support up to 3 4k displays with out any performance issues

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:11

23. darkkjedii (Posts: 10622; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Gonna be a beast

posted on 09 Oct 2013, 01:34

38. saffant (Posts: 212; Member since: 04 Jul 2011)


All that power yet u have a craptastic collection of games to take advantage of it. How unfortunate.

posted on 17 Oct 2013, 11:20

40. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


When did Mac get games?

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:07 1

5. naveenstuns (Posts: 172; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)


Yawn!

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 19:11

34. GeekyGene (Posts: 88; Member since: 25 Aug 2013)


Yawn! at your Yawn!

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:11

6. boosook (Posts: 952; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


You forgot 200% faster! ;)

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:26

8. PorkyBurger (Posts: 212; Member since: 18 May 2013)


Of course, that is great, but pricing (not at apple stoar) is just mindblowing. Why should I pay so much for Apple products?! Still Apple Store, has better pricing than most stores does, but still IT IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR ALL COUNTRIES. I am so butthurt about it. Ouch my butt is on fire!

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:36

10. uchihakurtz (Posts: 234; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


LOL, those double quotes, I see what you did there. "A major update" #DrEvilMeme

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 09:41

12. Chizzypro (Posts: 6; Member since: 05 Oct 2013)


Only the battery capacity will make me opt for it. Say 6500mAh and about.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 10:08 1

14. JunitoNH (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


Apple better hurry up, and release tablet, before I purchase a piece of plastic. But again, that would make me suffer.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 10:31 3

17. Xenaz (Posts: 88; Member since: 28 Apr 2013)


10% thiner, 7% lighter, blablabla.......

Still overpriced....

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 11:38 2

21. androiphone20 (Posts: 1401; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


Aww look, you're turning green

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 11:20 1

20. miket247 (Posts: 81; Member since: 16 Apr 2013)


Won't upgrade my iPad unless its dust/waterproof. Use it for websurfing and playing music in the background. Can't compare to an Ultrabook, so they got a long way to go before they get to that point.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:01 2

22. McLTE (Posts: 646; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


yes, of course.. every iteration of an Apple product is a "MAJOR UPGRADE".. I'd expect nothing less this time!

It just happens that Apple uses some very strange logic in determining what a major upgrade is..

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 12:11

24. ThePython (Posts: 225; Member since: 08 May 2013)


Price bump? Hmm...

Also, fear the trolls.

posted on 08 Oct 2013, 19:14

35. GeekyGene (Posts: 88; Member since: 25 Aug 2013)


Personally looking at the Mini more than the standard. 7" would be perfect for me, no need to spend the extra on a few more, but hoping on that Retina display.

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