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Suggest / Review your Tablet device,If you have used for reading/preparation purpose only

Planning to buy tablet device, need suggestions for the same.
My primary need is for reading e-newspapers ,pdf, epub books and browsing net. PS: Kindle ruled out !
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  • me4IAS said:

    Planning to buy tablet device, need suggestions for the same.
    My primary need is for reading e-newspapers ,pdf, epub books and browsing net. PS: Kindle ruled out !

    Buy a low end laptop with linux operating system . u will get it around 15k
  • Ipad pro 10.5 ?
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  • me4IAS said:

    Planning to buy tablet device, need suggestions for the same.
    My primary need is for reading e-newspapers ,pdf, epub books and browsing net. PS: Kindle ruled out !

    Buy a low end laptop with linux operating system . u will get it around 15k
    Already have one, want something more comfortable to hold and read on the go.
  • Ipad. Any recent model as per your choice of size and budget.
    Work smoothly and good battery back up.
  • Glory7 said:

    Ipad. Any recent model as per your choice of size and budget.
    Work smoothly and good battery back up.

    @Glory7 Are you using it ? came to know that if using apple pdts we need to completely adopt its system. Can't load our pdfs etc from outside.
  • me4IAS said:

    Glory7 said:

    Ipad. Any recent model as per your choice of size and budget.
    Work smoothly and good battery back up.

    @Glory7 Are you using it ? came to know that if using apple pdts we need to completely adopt its system. Can't load our pdfs etc from outside.
    Bro what it means? I myself going to buy Ipad Pro 10.5, 64 GB model for preparation. Kya demerits hai abhi bata do.
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  • INFI said:

    me4IAS said:

    Glory7 said:

    Ipad. Any recent model as per your choice of size and budget.
    Work smoothly and good battery back up.

    @Glory7 Are you using it ? came to know that if using apple pdts we need to completely adopt its system. Can't load our pdfs etc from outside.
    Bro what it means? I myself going to buy Ipad Pro 10.5, 64 GB model for preparation. Kya demerits hai abhi bata do.
    Means if you want to add any file say like MP3 you'll have to download it from their iTunes only.Can't load directly into ipad.

    If anyone has used or using iPad can throw more light on this aspect.
  • @INFI your reasons to go for iPad ?
  • me4IAS said:

    @INFI your reasons to go for iPad ?

    Single biggest reason: IFS training will require a lot of traveling, so I will not be able to carry my books/notes every where. Ab digital hona padega.

    - digital handwritten notes (Check notability videos on youtube)
    - good battery life
    - good display
    - Smooth
    - annotating pdfs

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  • Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone
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  • @bugsbunny Bro is there an issue transferring files (Pdfs, pictures etc apart from mp3) from windows pc to ipad? Direct internet se download nahi kar sakte? I didn't get that itunes thing.
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  • what about samsung galaxy tab....please review it too
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  • Samsung Tabs are good for this purpose. Buy a good cover also.
  • bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
  • More reviews
  • me4IAS said:

    Glory7 said:

    Ipad. Any recent model as per your choice of size and budget.
    Work smoothly and good battery back up.

    @Glory7 Are you using it ? came to know that if using apple pdts we need to completely adopt its system. Can't load our pdfs etc from outside.
    Yes,using it for last three years,earlier ipad mini,now ipad air 2.
    No such issues.I am able to pen,edit all pdf files in adobe or any other pdf editor.
    You can watch media etc. also,no issues at all.
    It does not hang,slow down,freeze at all.
  • I generally download things and dont connect and transfer from pc.
    Transferred once or twice using share it app.
  • me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    7.9” is okay,but go for 9.7” if possible,better experience with it.
  • Glory7 said:

    me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    7.9” is okay,but go for 9.7” if possible,better experience with it.
    What should be the ideal storage space? 32 64 or 128?
  • banbhatt said:

    Glory7 said:

    me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    7.9” is okay,but go for 9.7” if possible,better experience with it.
    What should be the ideal storage space? 32 64 or 128?
    If you rely on videos for learning or store movies etc.,then 64.
    Otherwise for necessary apps and docs,32 is more than enough.

  • me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    9.7 I have that one only , I feel mini are too small , plus these iPads are very very light hence mobility is not an issue
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  • INFI said:

    @bugsbunny Bro is there an issue transferring files (Pdfs, pictures etc apart from mp3) from windows pc to ipad? Direct internet se download nahi kar sakte? I didn't get that itunes thing.

    Direct dwld mar dena wo better he and u can save them to iBooks app as pdf , so that's not an issue , what i said is only regarding some multimedia stuff that to what I have heard , as I have subscribed into iTunes hence never faced such problems
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  • @INFI iTunes is the music wala app of apple like savan etc , u can dwld those apps for music and all instead of dwlding in pc and rather than transferring and stuff
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  • bugsbunny said:

    @INFI iTunes is the music wala app of apple like savan etc , u can dwld those apps for music and all instead of dwlding in pc and rather than transferring and stuff

    Thanks
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  • Greenland said:

    Samsung Tabs are good for this purpose. Buy a good cover also.

    thanks :)
    Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.
    well, in the end, it is all about Success.
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIp5Tfkgwf4
    Avoid forum if u wanna clear cse.
  • bugsbunny said:

    me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    9.7 I have that one only , I feel mini are too small , plus these iPads are very very light hence mobility is not an issue
    @bugsbunny what do you think wud be a better choice between 8" and 9.7"?
    since you are using 9.7,what are its pro n cons?
    Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.
    well, in the end, it is all about Success.
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIp5Tfkgwf4
    Avoid forum if u wanna clear cse.
  • bugsbunny said:

    me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    9.7 I have that one only , I feel mini are too small , plus these iPads are very very light hence mobility is not an issue
    @bugsbunny what do you think wud be a better choice between 8" and 9.7"?
    since you are using 9.7,what are its pro n cons?
    ohh it seems you already answered that
    Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.
    well, in the end, it is all about Success.
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIp5Tfkgwf4
    Avoid forum if u wanna clear cse.
  • me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    @me4IAS which screen size you finally got 7.9 or 9.7??
    Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.
    well, in the end, it is all about Success.
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIp5Tfkgwf4
    Avoid forum if u wanna clear cse.
  • me4IAS said:

    bugsbunny said:

    Ipad is the best , all others are shit i had a high end tab of samsung some note tablet (it costed me 35k as well ) , but it started to hang , slowing down and other things in a year or so , now i got an ipad a year back (ipad air 2) it is a fantastic device, as i used iphone as well so the integration was smooth but even without an iphone an ipad is great much better than all the other devices and it will last longer in terms of speed battery etc ,

    Regarding mp3 ya its an issue , though i have subscriptions into itunes so for its not an issue but overall its an issue , that u cannot directly transfer something from ur pc , mind you mp3 works but for some reason u cannot directly play something which u have transferred from ur pc , though i carry a otg cable type device through which i can play any thing from my pc , its a 3rd party device but cost is bit too high

    But itunes can be dwlded easily so i dont think that should stop anyone from buying it , as its that good

    Ps- im not an apple fan boy , but my exp has been good with both ipad and iphone

    @bugsbunny Can you please tell which screen size would be the best for reading and surfing net 7.9'' or 9.7'' ??
    @me4IAS which screen size you finally got 7.9 or 9.7??
    Yet to buy ,plan is for next month.But yes I have zeroed on 9.7 only, checked both tab and feel while preparing only 9.7 would do justice.
  • iPad Mini 2. Great,Great,Great.
    Na chota,Na bada. Note making in evernote extremely easy. iBooks me docs can be saved which can be read anytime.
    Only problem is I don't have an app which could speed up Youtube videos and Highlight the docs(If anybody know about these and has some solution,please do contact)
    Baki toh its nice.
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