Apple’s relaunched the fourth generation iPad yesterday, replacing the iPad 2 in the company’s tablet lineup. With a $399 price tag and a reasonable set of specs, you may be wondering whether the full-size tablet is worth purchasing. It’s a difficult decision , especially when you consider the $499 iPad Air and the $399 Retina iPad Mini. So many iPads, which one should you buy? Read on as we discuss each model and offer some buying advice below.
Hot on the heels of a $50 discount on the Retina iPad mini, electronics retailer h.h. greg is offering a discount on the iPad Air and other iPad models.
The iPad 2 held its own against the iPad 3 and iPad 4, but the latest sales data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners suggest interest in the aging tablet is slipping. Instead of the iPad 2, customers are buying up the iPad Air and the iPad mini.
A few months after the release of the original iPad, Steve Jobs had famously said that Apple didn’t make a smaller iPad since they felt the screen was too small. A few years later, the company introduced the iPad mini, with internal emails revealing that Apple execs found smaller Android tablets great for common tasks like surfing, email and books.