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Topic: iPad 3 Vs. iPad 4

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Old 11-11-2012, 01:24 AM
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iPad 3 Vs. iPad 4

Hi guys,

Just wondering if any of you have made a detail comparison for those 2 iPads side by side?

If so, is it worth upgrading to iPad 4 or should I wait?
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:56 AM
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A side-by-side comparison between the two would be pointless as they look exactly the same. The iPad 4 has two aspects that are different from the iPad 3: the use of the new thunderbolt connector and the A6X SoC inside. Other than that, the iPad 3 and iPad 4 are exactly the same. There is no point in buying an iPad 4 if you currently have an iPad 3. The upgrade to the iPad 4 would be incremental and you wouldn't really notice the difference. The A6X is able to load apps a little faster than the A5X in the iPad 3 but that is it. You should get an iPad 4 only if you have an iPad 1 or an iPad 2 (or no iPad at all). I don't recommend getting an iPad 4 if you already have an iPad 3.



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Old 11-12-2012, 08:03 PM
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The iPad 4 has two aspects that are different from the iPad 3: the use of the new thunderbolt connector and the A6X SoC inside. Other than that, the iPad 3 and iPad 4 are exactly the same.
Well, no. The iPad 4 also has a significantly better front-facing camera than the iPad 3 --- 0.3 megapixel versus 1.2 megapixel, and the new camera can shoot 720p video.

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There is no point in buying an iPad 4 if you currently have an iPad 3. The upgrade to the iPad 4 would be incremental and you wouldn't really notice the difference. The A6X is able to load apps a little faster than the A5X in the iPad 3 but that is it.
In most cases you're probably right, but it does depend on the user. The new processor also adds quad-core graphics and is a significant improvement for anyone who plays graphics-intensive games.

But for everyone else, it's probably not worth the upgrade.



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Old 11-13-2012, 04:42 PM
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Eh, the upgrade to the front facing camera is technically there and FaceTime calling should be better but I wonder how many people actually have the bandwidth to support a full