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Should I buy a new iPad or a chrome book?


By rai

3 years ago



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  • 6 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 3 years ago by TechnicalSteam
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#1 3 years ago

I have a 6 year old iPad which is getting wonky on me, the Internet will crash when it loads some pages and whatnot.

I was thinking of buying a new low priced iPad like $329 or maybe just get a little chrome book.

I have a nice laptop so I don't need a cheap laptop but was thinking to get one that can search the net and maybe run some apps.

Any thoughts or suggestions?

I want to decide real quick so let me have it.

#2 3 years ago

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#3 3 years ago

I think that depends. How much are you in love with Apple?

I would never buy a Chromebook for any reason as I'm Iphone, Ipad, MacBook world.

However Chromebooks are okay for the Google account fanatic.

You can buy a wireless keyboard for Ipad and I feel it is a much better experience with Wirless Keyboard.

Also there is no Pinball Arcade on Chromebook to my knowledge.

#4 3 years ago

What are you going to use it for?

Chrome OS and Droid are basically merging, so you could get something like a Lenovo N23 yoga (flip/touch) and have both a tablet and and a device with a keyboard.

On the other hand, the iPad is a better standalone tablet at the moment.

#5 3 years ago

Apple love. Everything seems to work together when syncing other i-devices. Once you go Apple you will never go back.

#6 3 years ago

I'd be bored without my iPad mini. It's fast, plays great games, does email and Internet, pretty much a tiny entertainment center at the palm of your hands. Get the newest and latest with plenty of memory.

#7 3 years ago
Quoted from Isjack:

What are you going to use it for?

mostly surfing the net and probably will download Netflix on and watch on plane.

Is iPad better for movies (resolution etc..)?

#8 3 years ago
Quoted from rai:

mostly surfing the net and probably will download Netflix on and watch on plane.
Is iPad better for movies (resolution etc..)?

Ipad is definitely better for digital media than Most of the crappy chromebook monitors. There may be a couple vendors with better specs than when we got out HP Chromebook years ago.

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