I finally replaced my '3' with the Air 2 and I see that pattern repeating as power and lightness continue to improve. Probably get a new one in 2017-18. I'm following relatively the same replacement cycle with the iPhone.
That's cool. I OTOH don't envision my iPad Air becoming obsolete in the foreseeable future. It can stream HD and handle any media I throw at it. That's the iPad sales conundrum.
i'm happy with my ipad
i use it every day
no point being sad
on a new one i just say nay
It'll be interesting to see how Apple approaches slightly softer sales. Focusing on more niche markets where cost isn't an issue (designers and visual professionals) and are looking for a larger iPad, for one.
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I concur with Kuo. Just about everyone who wants an iPad has an iPad -- including me! And I don't envision replacing it anytime soon. I get much more function out of my MB Air, preferring OS X and its full blown apps to IOS's walled garden and neutered apps. Apple is on the right track with IBM in rebranding iPads to the enterprise. And I believe iPad's role is underutilized as a retail Kiosk, especially in light of Apple Pay. But for consumers like myself, iPads are kinda meh.