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iPad Air vs iPad 4 vs iPad 2: specs comparison

0. phoneArena 22 Oct 2013, 14:16 posted on

Well, even though we weren't exactly caught by surprise by the offerings of the fifth-generation iPad, Apple has at least surprised us with the name of its new full-sized tablet...

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posted on 22 Oct 2013, 14:22 3

1. DaHarder (Posts: 160; Member since: 10 Oct 2009)


iPad 'Air' = Thinner/lighter/New SoC, yet still runs the same apps and has the same functionality/features.

iPad 2 = Same device many have owned and liked for some 3 years now, though this time it won't likely see another major OS update due to its limited SoC/RAM.

iPad Mini 2 = Better display, updated SoC, same design, functionality and features with a serious price hike.

iPad Mini = Same device with (perplexingly) a mere US 30.00 price drop.

... and There You Have It!

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 14:24 2

2. Commentator (Posts: 2402; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


I'm more concerned as to why the iPad 2 hasn't dropped in price. Who in their right mind will buy it for $399.99?

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 14:33 6

3. tech2 (Posts: 2045; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


You've underestimated Apple fans !

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 15:37 2

6. EclipseGSX (limited) (Posts: 1587; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Like they could tell the difference, its all the SAME

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 14:35 2

4. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


ipad 2 is just a rip off, its that simple, everything else is fine but the ipad 2 at 399 which is nearly 3 year old hardware with no future proofing spec is just ridiculous

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 15:20 1

5. Arsen (Posts: 30; Member since: 07 Aug 2013)


I still got my iPad 2 which i bought in 2011 and still using it. No problems atm because i didnt update it to iOS 7. IOS7 is lagging like hell. Btw im no fanboy my phone is htc one

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 18:10

7. papss (unregistered)


I feel you there.. i updated my iPad 4 and regret it.. it's for sure less smooth.

posted on 23 Oct 2013, 09:35

9. greyhulk (Posts: 118; Member since: 30 Jun 2010)


Same story on my iPad 3, which is inferior to your iPad 4 hardware-wise. Yet the iPhone 5s runs iOS7 like butter which makes me think that the OS is optimized for the new 64 bit A7.

I have noticed that with the latest software update (7.0.3) it is a LITTLE smoother, though.

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 19:32

8. Edmund (Posts: 654; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


....why?

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