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#1 Ireckon

Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

Looks like I will need one for work - one that takes a sim card - so I am on the hunt for the best place to get one.

I don't really know the difference between the iPad2/3/4 etc so don't want to be conned by a sales dude to buy what they are trying to sell, not what is best for me.. I will need internet access while on the go.

It needs to be a new one that I can receive a tax invoice for, so my work can then reimburse me.

Will be mostly used for uploading photos and doing reports via the web.

#2 Lauren Bell

Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:14 PM

I bought mine from big w. I've got the new iPad 3 but only really purchased it for my daughter to use. I'd suggest going to somewhere like d*ck smith and telling them what you need and asking what they suggest.

#3 ECsMum

Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:24 PM

kogan have good prices ...

#4 protart roflcoptor

Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:25 PM

Apple store. The after sales service is worth it.

#5 wonder woman

Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:41 PM

QUOTE (ossim roflcopter @ 14/11/2012, 02:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apple store. The after sales service is worth it.


We always buy direct from Apple after having them price-match elsewhere original.gif

For the best/cheapest prices, check out http://www.macpricesaustralia.com.au/ipad/cheapest

#6 FiveAus

Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:47 PM

Do your own research on the Apple website, make your own decision about what you require, then use your knowledge rather than rely on a salesperson.

#7 Isolabella

Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:44 PM

Next Friday apple should have reductions in their stores as it is Black Friday.

#8 jai*

Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:46 PM

QUOTE (FiveAus @ 14/11/2012, 04:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Do your own research on the Apple website, make your own decision about what you require, then use your knowledge rather than rely on a salesperson.


#9 Ireckon

Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:50 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 14/11/2012, 05:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Next Friday apple should have reductions in their stores as it is Black Friday.

What is Black Friday?

#10 Isolabella

Posted 14 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

In the US the day after thanksgiving is a major sales day (think our Boxing Day sale as bring a one day only thing). Apple stores here both physical and online have had sale specials too on this day.

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