Apple drops iPad 2 for iPad 4

xera

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Dropped? You mean discontinued. Now say what you mean!

-1 for misleading mybb articles.
 

cerebus

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Finally. What were they thinking in the first place keeping the iPad2 at $400? Who in their right minds would have bought that vs the Mini Retina?
 

icyrus

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Finally. What were they thinking in the first place keeping the iPad2 at $400? Who in their right minds would have bought that vs the Mini Retina?
Not consumers, schools and companies using it for automation and POS systems.
 

cerebus

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Not consumers, schools and companies using it for automation and point of sales.
Yeah I gathered that was basically the reason for them keeping it. Schools especially prefer to have consistent hardware if they adopt a new system. Still stupid - I'd feel guilty about overcharging the school system for outdated tech.
 

Maverick Jester

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Yeah I gathered that was basically the reason for them keeping it. Schools especially prefer to have consistent hardware if they adopt a new system. Still stupid - I'd feel guilty about overcharging the school system for outdated tech.
Could be worse- they could have kept the iPad 3 alive.

Also- wouldn't the iPad 4 simply be called the iPad, especially with the other models already differentiated?
 

Maverick Jester

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Apple killed the iPad3 as soon as they could, it's the reason they released the fourth gen iPad so early.
Exactly. The iPad 2 was not the worst thing in the world... I'd feel worse charging money for the iPad 3.
 
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