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Is the iPad WiFi+3G model worth getting compared to the WiFi Model?

asked Jun 05 '10 at 19:41

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Battery and Power:

  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using 3G data network
    Note: For some reason, I'm getting better battery life than specified.

I tether my iPad 32GB WiFi to my iPhone 3G[s], so I didn't need a 3G model. That saves me $30/month iPad data plan.

answered Jun 05 '10 at 22:22

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Yes but only if you got it before the unlimited plan.

answered Jun 05 '10 at 22:11

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Depends, now with the new AT&T data plans going into effect it really depends on what your going to be using your iPad for. I personally would just recommend getting a WiFi only iPad but you are the one paying for it so I would really think about what you plan to do with it and base your ultimate decision of that.

answered Jun 05 '10 at 22:09

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haha...funny, AT&T doesn't provide good 3G...but I still like iPhone

(Jun 05 '10 at 22:11) CharlesYin96 CharlesYin96's gravatar image

Yes, I would totally recommend it unless you don't ever plan on taking the ipad out of the house.

answered Jun 05 '10 at 22:04

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It is worth getting only if you buy it before the 7th and grandfather yourself into an unlimited data plan

answered Jun 05 '10 at 22:04

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Yes i think its worth the extra $130 because it's like a warranty... if you're ever in a place and no wifi, you're screwed with the WiFi only model. just a thought.

answered Jun 05 '10 at 22:03

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do you need 3G or not that your chose. I just need the wifi

answered Jun 05 '10 at 19:45

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Yes, but it depends on if you would bring your iPad places where there were not Wi-Fi networks, or if you would use it at home, work, etc.

answered Jun 05 '10 at 19:44

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Only if you get it before the 7th and grandfather yourself in to the unlimited data plan

answered Jun 05 '10 at 19:42

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