Wouldn't it be Freaking awesome if i could own a new 512gb ipad pro

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  1. Dominator211
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    Now i am far off from the money need to buy it but just thinking about it 512gb THAT IS HUGE who would even need a ipad with that much i would never run out of storage. it would be a great replacement to a Chromebook it really could replace a students work laptop

    wouldn't it be a dream to own one of those but i know it isn't impossible because my friend got a 3 grand mac book so it isnt impossible so maybe one day


    if anyone know who the hell would need that much storage in a practical use please let me know
     
  2. iAqua

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    I don't think you realize how awful the iPad Pro actually is...

    tbh a chromebook is better
     
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    The iPad Pro is not a Surface competitor like Apple claims it to be. It's a shitty oversized iPhone that, like it's little brother, can't do shit.
     
  4. Biff627

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    I persoanlly started to dislike ipads after my ipad mini 2. Had the ipad 2, ipad mini and the ipad mini 2 and they were ok. I have not owned a tablet since my ipad mini 2. Sold that thing so long ago. 512 gbs is sort of outrageous for a device, but with a nice camera I could see the interest in the storage. I cant say its too crazy because I have a few 256 gb sd cards and they are pretty nice.

    Its personal preference though so buy whatever floats your boat.
     
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    I doubt it'd be as awesome as you think. It's pretty much an iPhone with a large display. Plus, it having 512 GB doesn't make it special, it just gives it a ton of storage that adds a ton to the price for something you don't need. It would be a lot better to buy a more powerful, cheaper, android phone and just slap in a large SD card. It also probably won't replace your chromebook. Why a chromebook anyway? Many better options out there. I believe you can install Linux on them which I'd recommend a TON over Chrome OS.
     
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    There is no reason whatsoever you could ever possibly need 512GB on a iPad of all things.

    I heavily suggest you get a different non-Apple tablet, or better, a non-tablet Windows laptop.
     
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    Yep, Gotta agree with CeeDee here. Heck, if you love Chrome OS (which is pretty dang bad) that much, why not, buy a superior Windows laptop, that will be cheaper, more powerful and give you more freedom and then install Chrome OS! https://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/how-to-install-chrome-os-on-your-windows-laptop-1777553751
     
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    Even better, let's all confuse him even more by letting him install Ubuntu or some other Linux flavor instead! Linux masterrace!!!
     
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    OP himself never actually mentioned Chromebooks, but still, they are little more than just Google Chrome slapped on a small laptop.
    They're even more restrictive than iOS is, and there's less to do on it than iOS.
     
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    >"Great replacement to Chromebook" >Made threads about Chrome OS. I think it's safe to say he has one. But yeah, exactly as you said. Just fancy chrome.
     
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    Man I was trying my best to avoid saying apple is terrible but everyone seems to have done that on the spot.

    Yea Id suggest an android phone/pablet/tablet over an overpriced ipad
     
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    Ah, missed that.
    It isn't horrible for simple things, really, but there is no reason you couldn't just buy a cheap Windows laptop instead if you're interested in actually doing things.
     
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    Holy shit, I knew apple likes to overprice stuff, but 1,099 dollars for the iPad pro 2 12.9 inch 512gb model? I can buy a freaking gaming PC for that kinda money.
     
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    Wait seriously?! I can't imagine the price in CAD.
     
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    Yup, here's the link (this isn't from the official apple website, but tech radar is still trustworthy last I remember)
    http://www.techradar.com/news/ipad-pro-2
     
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    There's a 300 USD difference for less than 500 gb more of storage. That is a super jacked up price.
     
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    I actually do most of my modding and site duties from a chromebook. I am in no position to buy an assemble a new pc rig so I figured eh I'll get a tablet or a chomebook. the chromebook is my ideal solution as long as you are reasonable with what it can and cant do.
     
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  18. Dominator211
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    I think I want the iPad because I like the way apple looks and feels I like how I could swipe through the menus and open any app and it still works damn good. but I like how I can get my hands really dirty with Android so yea I'm kinda stuck deciding between the two everyone says get a Chromebook but there is a part of me that still wants to give Apple a chance and i don't know what to do
     
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    High quality devices that run android do exist. And as far as I know, any decent tablet can swipe through menus and open any app. Especially if you got a tablet running android, for the price you'd get that iPad it'd do it, much, much more better. Also, nobody says to get a chromebook. I think BORTZ was really the only one who talked good about chromebooks and didn't say that much at that.
     
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    If you like the iOS UI, then I recommend for you to buy a Windows Laptop and install Elementary OS, a Linux distribution that has a really nice looking UI, similar to iOS.
     
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