Are you getting the new iPad?

Are you getting the new iPad?
New year, new iPad - this one with unseen display resolution, faster graphics chip, better camera, Siri dictation and the obligatory 4G LTE connectivity. Yet it is the market that will ultimately decide whether it is a worthy upgrade, so we wanted to ask you, dear readers, whether you plan to get the third edition of the world's most popular tablet.

We know some of you are already struggling with the overloaded pre-order page, some will take the "wait and see" approach until the first reviews are out, some consider the iPad 2 good enough for them and waited for the expected $100 price drop, and some don't really care about Apple's tablets, or slates in general.

Tell us in the poll below if you plan to get the new iPad or you have something else planned, and comment your decisions in the discussion thread.

Are you getting the new iPad?

Yep, already struggling with the pre-order page
14.06%
I'll probably wait to see the initial reviews
14.87%
Now that the iPad 2 starts at $399, that's what I'm getting
5.9%
Nope
65.17%

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32 Comments

1. max9777

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 11, 2011

Id wait to see what apple introduces this summer, since they are coming out with the new mountain OSX for macbook's which is supposed to integrate with IOS devices. Who knows maybe by summer there might be news of a smaller Ipad??

32. gkquiambao

Posts: 62; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

nope. no thanks

2. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Nope.

33. theindianguy

Posts: 90; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

LOL that was my answer too. But then again, we are a minority...

3. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

So iPad name is New iPad Or to be announce?

4. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

nope. that padfone is mine. or maybe the asus memo370t or nexus tab+ phone upgrade.

6. pedobear

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

padfone! *drools*

5. ilia1986 unregistered

You should add a 5th option: "I'm not touching anything which runs iOS. Ever. Android all the way!"

12. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Leave the Android part off, and I'll agree to that

19. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

windows phone for da win

30. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

really phonearena? with posts like this what exactly did u expect for the results… there should be the "android fan" button in the future…

7. dr.cyber

Posts: 14; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

ok before to buy it i want to know about this spes: how much ram it have? is this dual core cpu with quad core gpu better then tegra and K3V2(HUAWEI) cpu's(cpu speed and bench)

16. mrfwy

Posts: 20; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

The real question is how much battery will churn at high speed video and gaming streaming and how uncomfortably hot will get?

8. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Looking forward to windows 8 tab.

9. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Nope certainly wont be buying an ipad 2$

10. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

iVoted "No," and not because iDiSliKe krApple but because the Galaxy Note is better and has better specs' so, I'd rather spend $649.99 plus tax on a Galaxy Note (when it comes to Verizon)! "iPad," what a diSappoiNtment (AgAiN)!!

14. gp284

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

you missed an i in "is"

11. nightmare

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

there should be a fifth option of "wait and see wat samsung releases then make up my mind"

24. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

You're the first person to say what I've been thinking. With Apples release of the iPad 2 and the redesign of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, I looked at the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with an expectation of another redesign. Although I'm not sure I'll be needing to upgrade out of my GT 10.1 unless the redesigned GT2 10.1 is high resolution, bigger battery, AND front facing speakers. The front facing speakers are the deal breaker for me.

13. JeffdaBeat unregistered

I'm definitely grabbing one this summer once the original rush is down. I've wanted Retina Display on the iPad since I saw it on the iPhone. Can you imagine how amazing video is going to look on that thing? How easier it will be to read books and websites? This is a fantastic update. They put in everything I wanted into this thing. I'm sold...

17. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I just bought a tablet 6 months ago. I have no need to buy another one to replace my old one. The screen resolution is impressive. I'll most likely wait a few years before buying a device to replace my existing tablet.

18. guruprasad

Posts: 33; Member since: Jul 13, 2011

nope i won be getting this crap for such a high price.i will get a good laptop for this price....829$ for retina display and a5x processor.........nooo waaay....

20. Dameon

Posts: 32; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

nah i think ill pass

21. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Not buying any tab...unless I get hands on any win8 based tablet...eagerly waiting.

22. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Android/WP FTW!!!

23. Mandroid

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Hell naw. I prefer to throw my $500 directly in the trash every 6 months, cuts out the middle man and saves me a trip to the pretentious egg-head hipsters at the genius bar.

29. mynameisfyl

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Best.Comment.Ever.

26. fenixsama

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

No. I hardly use my Ipad2. No need for a new one.

27. gragonHDfones unregistered

i hope number 4 that might come out this fall will be a better um... thingy

28. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Sh!t Almost 65.22% ppl voted they wont buy the new yPad... LMAO :-D

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