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iPad 3

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Jr Mouse, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. javyn

    javyn Senior member

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    Yeah, I already have an iPhone 4, a sweet 15.6" core-i5 lappy maxed out on RAM at 8 gigs.... the only thing I want an iPad2 for is full screen PDF reading. 200 dollars is my price on that. If it's higher then I'll just wait.
     
  2. stevent

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    Refurbs should be at the $250 range hopefully and you still get the one year warranty.
     
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    Also, I always enjoy hitting the Apple stores early to grab the supply they get. It beats waiting for an online shipment.
     
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    ^ thats debatable
     
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    Depends on how long the online wait is. Anything over 3 weeks to a month and I would rather take my chances waiting in a couple lines.
     
  8. Willie5566

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    You guys aren't camping out??? Lame! I am heading to my local apple store now. :fonz:
     
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    I never saw the point of camping out just to be first to get a tech item. It's not like a one-off concert or something, where tickets are available for one day only, there will be plenty more of the things. I always wait a month or so with new tech, let Apple or whomever get any bugs or problems sorted out.
     
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  10. JayJay

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    I need to replace my original version, badly, but I'll wait a month or so if I have to. I can't suffer standing in line for one.
     
  11. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    http://www.theverge.com/2012/3/3/2840897/ipad-3-pricing-lineup-to-stay-the-course

    Rumors on pricing and they believe it indicates we won't see a cheaper iPad2 being sold along with the iPad3. I don't buy this. Apple has to know the $499 price point is too high to reach market saturation. They need to hit $399 as a minimum with $299 being ideal. Selling iPad2's at these prices would cause the iPad to reach even more explosive growth.

    It's also important to do it now. While the Android platform on tablets (unlike the phones) has largely been a failure in comparison to the iPad, Windows 8 is coming. That's the real danger to tablet dominance that Apple faces. I believe that they know how important it is to strike a fatel blow using pricing before Microsoft launched their tablet initiative.
     
  12. Willie5566

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    Me neither, although the people that do seem to get hooked up-Sponsors, food, 15 minutes of fame. I suppose it is not bad if you have nothing else going on in life.


    What's with your original? I too have the original and it still works great. I just want a bump in features.
     
  13. Willie5566

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    I wonder if the iPad 2 will still exhist. They are clearing them out at most stores I have been to. A cheaper iPad makes sense since it is still one of the most expensive iPads on the market.
     
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    really? wth did you do with it?
     
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    Saw someone asking whats the point of standing online

    I have a buddy that hires 5 - 10 mexicans, then an acquaintance or someone who he trusts to stand on line with this hired help. The trusted person holds the cash to cover the 2 per person limit they usually have, and with this system he makes a couple grand doing basically no work flipping them on ebay/craigslist the next day.
     
  16. Jr Mouse

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    Your buddy is an asshole.
     
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    Sounds like a smart guy.

    The people buying the iPads at inflated prices are retarded. He's only supplying demand and profiting from it.
     
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    The guy's an asshole. All these people who buy large amounts of stock to flip at these inflated prices are. It's one of the reasons the prices get so inflated in the first place.
     
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    I really doubt that guys like him are buying so many iPads so as to reduce supply in the regular market and raise prices.

    These guys probably comprise less than 1% of iPad buyers and honestly, they're just selling them to people who will buy them at these prices.

    There is absolutely no reason why someone cannot wait a couple days or weeks to get the iPad at the regular price.

    People are just fucking impatient and some guys want to take advantage of that. Nothing wrong with that, in my opinion.
     

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