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Old 13-05-2018, 01:15 AM   #1
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New iPad 9.7” or iPad mini 4

Which one will u pick?
No pro coz too expensive ..
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Old 13-05-2018, 01:45 AM   #2
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If u gonna use at home then ipad. It's a great pad to use
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Old 13-05-2018, 09:42 AM   #3
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Which one will u pick?
No pro coz too expensive ..
It depends on your requirement. If you love lightweight and portability, then mini 4 but remember that it has only an A8 processor which is not very good for games. The current 2018 iPad is a different thing, a more powerful A10 processor and also the ability to support Apple Pencil is a plus for taking notes quickly.

My suggestion is the 2018 iPad and couple it with the pencil if you require it. I have the mini 4 and recently upgraded to the 10.5” Pro (I know it’s a bit late since Pro models are getting a refresh soon, and also a bday present from my wife) but it’s very worth it. The mini 4 is considered an old model (launched in 2015) so it might not be a wise choice unless you die die portability is of utmost importance.

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Old 13-05-2018, 09:46 AM   #4
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Sure it helps... now I got mini 1 and mini 4. So many will tell me to get 2018 iPad version since I got mini 4 liao. Just wann hear view from this two model only. Thanks!
It depends on your requirement. If you love lightweight and portability, then mini 4 but remember that it has only an A8 processor which is not very good for games. The current 2018 iPad is a different thing, a more powerful A10 processor and also the ability to support Apple Pencil is a plus for taking notes quickly.

My suggestion is the 2018 iPad and couple it with the pencil if you require it. I have the mini 4 and recently upgraded to the 10.5” Pro (I know it’s a bit late since Pro models are getting a refresh soon, and also a bday present from my wife) but it’s very worth it. The mini 4 is considered an old model (launched in 2015) so it might not be a wise choice unless you die die portability is of utmost importance.

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Old 13-05-2018, 09:50 AM   #5
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Sure it helps... now I got mini 1 and mini 4. So many will tell me to get 2018 iPad version since I got mini 4 liao. Just wann hear view from this two model only. Thanks!
No problem, the current iPad is still a better choice in terms of performance. But the mini 4 is still the only iPad that has the highest pixel density of 326ppi, compared to the rest at 264ppi.

But looking closely at both, can’t really see the difference.
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Old 13-05-2018, 03:05 PM   #6
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Getting the 9.7 inch 2018 will be much more worth for the value you’re getting for minus that you wouldn’t mind the bigger size.

What’s more is that it feels more comfortable should you use Split Screen on the 9.7 inch iPad.



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https://support.apple.com/en-sg/HT207582

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any new ipads for 2018?

just did some homework, ipad 9.7 (2017) has a refreshed 2018 model with newer processor
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Old 14-05-2018, 01:00 PM   #8
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any new ipads for 2018?

just did some homework, ipad 9.7 (2017) has a refreshed 2018 model with newer processor
The new iPad 9.7 inch is a great and entry level iPad, especially now with the Apple Pencil support. Get a Bluetooth keyboard and it can almost perform as like the Pro models.

There might probably be refreshed iPad Pro models (the 10.5 and 12.9 inch) announced during WWDC (like last year) but there is no official word yet.

WWDC will take place on June 4th (San Francisco time).
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Old 14-05-2018, 01:13 PM   #9
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The new iPad 9.7 inch is a great and entry level iPad, especially now with the Apple Pencil support. Get a Bluetooth keyboard and it can almost perform as like the Pro models.

There might probably be refreshed iPad Pro models (the 10.5 and 12.9 inch) announced during WWDC (like last year) but there is no official word yet.

WWDC will take place on June 4th (San Francisco time).
maybe make my next ipad purchase after June
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Old 04-06-2018, 02:36 PM   #10
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Hi, I have just purchased the new iPad yesterday. When playing videos from YouTube and Toggle, I noticed that quite a big area of the screen is "cut off".Is there any way that I can make it to full screen? I have tried to google but can't seem to get an answer.
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Old 04-06-2018, 02:56 PM   #11
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Getting the 9.7 inch 2018 will be much more worth for the value you’re getting for minus that you wouldn’t mind the bigger size.

What’s more is that it feels more comfortable should you use Split Screen on the 9.7 inch iPad.



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Use Multitasking on your iPad
https://support.apple.com/en-sg/HT207582
If ipad 9.7 @$548 and mini 4 @$398. I don't mind mini4 as I want the size. But at $598..... Get ipad 9.7 (2017/2018) anytime.
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Old 13-06-2018, 07:45 AM   #12
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I bought a ipad 2018 from courts and the box says the set is for malaysia.
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Old 15-06-2018, 01:07 PM   #13
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I bought a ipad 2018 from courts and the box says the set is for malaysia.
Better check whether is it 2017 or 2018. Got serial no. Can verify with Apple.
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Better check whether is it 2017 or 2018. Got serial no. Can verify with Apple.
But he said 2018 right?
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Old 15-06-2018, 07:13 PM   #15
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But he said 2018 right?
Look identical one. Just like iPad Pro 12.9 first and second gen. Need serial no. To tell diff
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