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    wifi +phone or wifi+3G
    ok my dilemma is to either buy the wifi iPad 2 and use my phone as a hotspot or get the wifi+3G and not to either bother with my phone. I am leaning more toward the wifi+3g b/c I will never have to deal with my phone. Or if the battery is low on my phone I dont wanna kill it.

    What would you do? The money is not the issue either way I have to pay a hotspot bill or a 3G bill.. I just want some opinions. Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by macwannabe View Post
    ok my dilemma is to either buy the wifi iPad 2 and use my phone as a hotspot or get the wifi+3G and not to either bother with my phone. I am leaning more toward the wifi+3g b/c I will never have to deal with my phone. Or if the battery is low on my phone I dont wanna kill it.

    What would you do? The money is not the issue.. I just want some opinions. Thanks in advance.
    If money is not an issue than wifi+3G all the way (probably even if money was an issue).
    1) It's more convenient
    2) As you have said don't have to worry about running down phone battery
    3) I think in the long run it probably is less expensive
    4) If you ever travel abroad, since iPad isn't carrier locked you can sign up for a local data plan
    5) Since iPad isn't carrier locked you have the potential for more flexibility/choice in service
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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    Thank you just what I wanted to hear..

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    I'd agree with Razormac. 3G gives you more flexibility than using your cell as a hotspot IMO. I've read that some phones send calls directly to voicemail when the hotspot feature is turned on. Using your phone, you may miss calls.

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    good point 3g all the way ...
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